Skating is back!! The new looks is lovely! Simple, clean, refreshed. I wish the store carried skates as they did in the future, but it’s fine.
It’s very exciting that our teachers are back!!
Lisa Parra is a figure skater and coach. She has been skating
professionally for 25 years. As a performer
she skated with City of Angels Ice Theater in Los Angeles, CA and Ice Theater of New York with husband
and ice dance partner Tim Fujioka. Lisa began teaching at Wollman Rink in the Fall of 2011 and was a
coach at Figure Skating in Harlem from 2014-2018. Her coaching style is based on her experiences as an
ice dancer and her work with artistic ice ensembles, focusing on strong basic skills, edge control, flow,
speed and alignment. She believes that ice skating should be accessible to all, and enjoys teaching and
sharing her passion for the sport with both children and adults of all levels.
In addition to her figure skating career, Lisa Parra is also an accomplished dance artist. She has earned
undergraduate and master degrees in Dance from the University of California Irvine and UCLA and is a
Certified Movement Analyst from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in New York. Lisa recently was
2017-2019 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence in NYC and recipient of the Mertz-Gilmore
commission. Her work has been presented nationally and internationally.