Galina Dorodnova, Geissendoerfer, originally from
Moscow, Russia arrived in fall 1996 in New York as part of the
contemporary art show “Nellie Show”. She absorbed New York’s dance
world, studied Modern, Jazz, and other contemporary techniques. In
New York, she was first introduced to the Pilates’ technique, Yoga
and Floor-Barre by Zena Rommett. In 1999 Galina was awarded a full
scholarship and full-time membership with the New Dance Group, a
Broadway-based modern and classical dance company. She also danced
with the Tina Croll Company, Eric Dunlap’s Forward Theatre, and
participated in the NY Fringe Festival among others. In 2000 she
went back to Moscow for 2 ½ years to teach at her Alma mater the
Jazz O.K. School of modern techniques and Jazz. She specialized in
teaching kids and young adults, which Jazz O.K. is world-renowned
for. She also started teaching Pilates, studied to become a
certified Personal trainer through the Swedish school Sports Lab at
the Moscow Sports University. In 2009 She moved to Las Vegas. Here
Galina was successfully working for different pilates studios.
Since 2010 she has been a Pilates instructor for Cirque du Soleil.
working for Ka, Mystere, Zumanity.