Amy, co-founder of SPYRL Chicago, is a former professional dancer who studied with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company in New York. She discovered the Gyrotonic Expansion System® after a career ending injury and has been teaching Gyrotonic® classes since 2005. She has studied the Gyrotonic Expansion System® extensively and has been certified in the Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® methods by Juiliu Horvath, the creator of the Gyrotonic Expansion System®. Amy also has special certifications for working with dancers, elite athletes, and golfers.


Amy has taught in Brazil, and works with all age groups and abilities, helping to transform people’s bodies. Amy has a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and enjoys learning new languages.

Amy’s certifications and course list:

  • Certification / Class
  • GYROTONIC® Apprentice
  • GYROTONIC ® Trainer
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Foundation Course
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Final Certificate Course
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Update Course
  • GYROTONIC® Jumping-Stretching Board Course
  • GYROTONIC® Level 2 Pre-Training Course
  • GYROTONER® Course
  • GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainer Update Course
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Golf Level 1
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for High Level Athletes
  • GYROTONIC® Psoas Principles
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle
  • GYROTONIC® Leg Extension Unit Course
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Golf Level 1
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Pre-Training Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Breathing Course Intensive
  • GYROKINESIS® Essentials-Part 1

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