Creative Movement Teacher
Aiyana Martin is a proud native from Chicago. She has trained under Lisa Willingham, Randy Duncan, Scoot Putman, Dr. E Gaynell Sherrod, Dr. Charles L Carter and many other outstanding professionals in the field. She received her BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University in May of 2020. Aiyana is currently a member of the second company of PHILADANCO. Aiyana is educated in Dance Anatomy, Studies of Music and Dance, Production, and Injury prevention. She has worked as a teaching assistant/demonstrator for The Ailey Experience Program under the direction of Lisa Willingham, and also an interactive TedX Youth experience under the direction of Jill B. Ware. She has performed on Windy City Live, ABC 7 Chicago, InLight Richmond arts festival and a multitude of other locations. Aiyana also prides herself on being a community activist and has worked as a mentor for young children in multiple settings.
Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA in Dance and Choreography
Specialties: Kaleidoscope, Kaleidoscope Plus
Divisions: Early Childhood