Sara Yanney

Sara Yanney, MFA, GL-CMA, CET, is a dance educator, choreographer, and performer based in Boulder, CO. She is the artistic director of The =ibrium Dance Project, founded in 2012, which has shown work in IL, IN, MI, NJ, NM, NY, OH, UT, and WI and internationally in Canada and Haiti.  She has performed with the Bill Evans Dance Company, Blue Tribe African Dance Company, Blythe Edens Dance Company, Indy Convergence, Compass Collaborative, Gran Lakou Haitian Folkloric Dance Company, The New Mexico Contemporary Dance Alliance, Motus Dance Theatre, SMAG Dance Collective, and Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers. Sara has served on faculty at Ball State University, Anderson University, and Utah Valley University and has taught all ages for over 16 years in daycares, schools, studios, and conservatories. She is certified in the Bill Evans Method of Teaching Laban/Bartenieff-Based Modern Dance Technique and is training to become a certified AmSAT Alexander Technique teacher. Sara received her GL-CMA (Graduate Laban-Certified Movement Analyst) from Columbia College Chicago, her MFA in Performing Arts: Dance at the Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award, and received her BA in Dance from the University of New Mexico in 2003 with departmental honors and received the Friends of Dance Scholarship, The Provost Award for Artistic and Academic Achievement, The Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive Scholarship, and the Barbara Kiker Award for Excellence in Dance. Sara is currently a student at Naropa University pursuing a MA in Somatic Counseling: Dance/Movement Therapy where she is a recipient of a Graduate Honors Scholarship.