Christen Weimer

An Atlanta native, Christen Sewell Weimer embodied a passion for movement at a young age.
Before fully actualizing her love of dance, Christen competed both nationally and internationally
as a rhythmic gymnast. Transitioning to the art of dance came somewhat organically for her when
she enrolled in the school at Atlanta Ballet in 2001. Christen’s pursuit of movement propelled her
first to Indiana University’s Ballet program and then to New York, where she studied,
choreographed and performed at Barnard College, Columbia University.
Graduating magna cum laude from Barnard in 2006, Christen holds a BA in Psychology and a
minor in Dance. Christen has performed professionally with Brooks and Company Dance,
Bodiography Contemporary Ballet and with Atlanta Ballet. In 2011, Christen furthered her
studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where she received an MFA in
Dance Performance and Choreography. She has created work on the Dance majors at La Roche
College, Kennesaw State University, Brenau University, Clayton State University and Tisch
School of the Arts, as well as on the dancers of Bodiography Contemporary Ballet Company,
Goleta Ballet Theatre and the Fiona Fairrie Ballet Conservatory. She also occasionally dabbles in
commercial work, and in 2001 Christen was featured as a rhythmic gymnast in Outkast’s music
video, Trans DF Express.
In addition to teaching, choreographing and performing, Christen offers client-tailored yoga
instruction in person or via remote connection. Certified through the Mind Body Dancer® 200
hour Teacher Training Program under the guidance of TaraMarie Perri, Christen guides her clients
in alignment-based, breath-focused, mindful Vinyasa. Currently, Christen serves as an Affiliate
Professor in the Dance department at Brenau University. She would like to thank her family,
friends, mentors and students, who continually inspire her.

 

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