Bio

Fitness aficionado Emma Manion is a dance educator and personal trainer who hails from the rolling green mountains of Vermont.  Since moving to San Francisco in 2006, she's trained, taught, created and collaborated with a number of establishments and professionals throughout the Bay Area. Emma holds her B.A. in Dance and Humanities from Bennington College and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified trainer with specializations in Corrective Exercise and Behavioral Change. She's had a lifelong fascination with the human body's composition, capabilities, and direct link to quality of life. In her classes and with solo clients, she illustrates the joy in moving powerfully with intention and solid mechanical awareness. 

Authentic motivation + continual learning + creative playfulness = Recipe for truly REVELING!

 

 

 

Residencies:

Augusta Heritage Center, Augusta, WV

Dance Complex, Boston, MA

Maida Withers Dance Company, Washington D.C.

Menlo  College Guest Faulty, Menlo, CA

Norwich University Guest Instructor, Norwich, VT

 

Past Company & Artist collaborations:

Pearl Marill/Modern On Command-MOC

Kerli

Pasquale Esponito

SARA DU|JOUR

Carolé Acuña Dance Theater

Team Lexingtom Productions

Peggy Florin

Terry Creach

Jonothan Mann

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko

Additional Accreditations: 

Functional Movement Screen System

Equinox Fitness Institute Training, Tiers 1-3

Progressive Bodyweight & Threshold Training

ViPR Loaded Movement Training 

Shockwave group fitness

Stacked! group fitness

 

 

Affiiliate studios: 

- DIAKADI, San Francisco, CA

- ODC DANCE/RHYTHM & MOTION, San      Francisco, CA

- Equinox, San Francisco locations

- Studio Zenith, Montpelier, VT

- Green Mountain City Fitness, Berlin, VT