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Kelly McCormick Bangs

Modern Dance Technique, Conditioning for Dancers

Kelly McCormick Bangs starting dance training at the age of 7 and has since spent many summers studying with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Taylor 2, Takehiro Ueyama, and Amy Marshall. She has done graduate work at Skidmore College and been featured in performances at the Chautauqua Institute for the Arts. Kelly is a distinguished graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in Kinesiology and a minor in theatre. While attending IU, Kelly performed the works of Ben Munisteri, Elizabeth Limons Shea, Laura Poole, Bill Evans, Paul Taylor, and Martha Wittman to name a few. Kelly is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a certified group instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, and a certified Spinning® Instructor through world-renowned Mad Dogg Athletics. She also holds specialization certificates from Pre/Post-Natal Trainer Annette Lang, Kettlebell Athletics, and PowerPlate® International. She has danced with many professional companies and independent choreographers, including Illuminations Dance Company, DeMa Dance Company, Yesid Lopez, and currently Amy Marshall Dance Company. She has been an Instructor at Physique 57® and a personal trainer at Equinox Fitness Clubs in NYC. Kelly has garnered many awards for dance performance and choreography, she has taught at workshops and dance studios all over the country, and has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Butler University Department of Dance as well as the Indiana University Contemporary Dance Program.




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