AntiGravity Master Instructors



"I am incredibly proud of and grateful to the Master Instructors that represent AntiGravity Techniques.  They are not only very talented, but they are also beautiful, gracious and living the AntiGravity philosophy.  All of them care deeply about the quality of the AntiGravity programs they deliver as well as for the students they teach."

-  Christopher Harrison




Renae Stevens - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2, SF 1&2 and Restorative, AG Kids


Renae began teaching AntiGravity Yoga in 2010 after a decade of practicing and teaching Ghatashta Yoga. Renae also has a background in creative fine arts, circus arts, acroyoga, art therapy and mental health. Renae currently utilizes the combination of movement and creativity to assist in trauma recovery with refugee populations in Brisbane, and has found AntiGravity techniques to be very successful. Renae feels privileged to share the AntiGravity technique and as a master teacher she has trained over 50 Australian and New Zealand certified teachers.

KD Diallo - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2, SF 1&2, Restorative, Airbarre and 1-Star IT courses


KD Diallo initially joined Team AntiGravity in the year 2000 after being invited by Christopher Harrison to workshop Team AntiGravity performers in Dunham Dance Technique for their upcoming Broadway Show "AntiGravity's Crash Test Dummies".  She began practicing AntiGravity Yoga in 2009 in order to heal a sacroiliac joint injury. KD was trained in AntiGravity Techniques by Christopher Harrison who advanced her to Curriculum Director and later elevated her to AntiGravity Master Instructor Trainer in 2011. She is currently holding trainings and workshops for AntiGravity Instructors and AntiGravity Instructor Trainers throughout the world.

 

Darlene Casanova - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2, SF 1&2, AIRbarre and AG Kids


Performing and teaching for over 25 years, Darlene Casanova brings her vibrant New Orleans heritage to her imaginative philosophy through music, dance, and fitness. She holds a musical theater degree from the University of Utah and an MFA in Dance and Choreography from New York University. In 1998 she opened Imagination Place, which ten years later became America’s first AntiGravity® franchise, where she helped develop AntiGravity® Kids. Darlene is the first Flying Fitness Level I Certified Instructor in the world.


Sayonara Motta - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2, SF 1&2, AIRbarre, AG Restorative Yoga, AG Pilates


Sayonara has been an International Fitness Presenter for more than 20 years. She is an award winning athlete from Brazil and holds a degree in Physical Education and has a vast knowledge in the training and performance areas of Yoga, Pilates and dance. She prides herself on precision, physical and mental lightness. Sayonara has been with AntiGravity since 2009, achieved Master Instructor status in 2012 with a specialty in Suspension Fitness and brought AntiGravity to Italy for the first time.

 

Salina Bartunek-Andrews - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 & IT, and SF 1&2 & IT, AG Kids (Just Kids) AIRbarre, AG Restorative Yoga,  
AG Pilates


Salina brings a lifetime of creative experience to AntiGravity® Fitness.  She has worked with Christopher Harrison as a performer, choreographer and production manager since the company¹s inception in 1991. She offers Teacher Trainings, workshops and master classes globally. Prior to working with AntiGravity®, Salina worked as a Broadway choreographer, professional rock climber and professional actor. She also pioneered the field of fitness modeling. Having sustained numerous athletic injuries, she is passionate about applying her experience and wisdom to bring wholeness to her students and is honored to deliver Harrison's technique in its full of depth.



Tamer Begum - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 and SF 1&2


Tamer has found a passion for teaching yoga because of its inherent connection with quantum physics; how ones thoughts create their reality. By studying the connection of mind/body/spirit, his intention is to unify people while sharing his knowledge; helping people open their mind to a greater sense of self while giving participants a great physical workout. He is currently the Master Instructor and Director of Yoga at Epic MMA Club in Hong Kong.



Laura Armada-Buch - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 and SF 1&2


Laura was born in Barcelona, Spain. She started dancing at the age of 3, and at 12 was introduced to the wonderful world of aerobics. At 16 was selected to be part of an aerobics team and compete at professional level. In 1998 she moved over to Ireland where she has been instructing up til the present day. She is the proud owner of LabFitness in Ireland and has trained hundreds of instructors in AntiGravity Techniques in the UK and in Ireland. 

Vanessa McCowen - Master Instructor

 Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 and SF 1&2


Vanessa was first taught to fly with AntiGravity by Christopher Harrison in 2010. Over the last 5 years Vanessa has taught classes, delivered trainings and showcased AntiGravity Fitness with love and passion throughout Ireland and the UK. She has continued her journey with AntiGravity across Europe, Africa, Asia and is now currently based in Australia.

Lorianne Major - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 and SF 1&2,
AIRbarre


Lorianne is an AntiGravity Master Instructor and the Assistant Choreographer to Mr. Harrison of Antigravity AIRbarre. She has been performing since a very young age and holds a B.A. in dance from Dean College. When it came time for Ms. Major to “hang up her pointe shoes” sharing her vast knowledge as an instructor was essential, but her quest for learning had not diminished. Lorianne is also a Champion Twirler who comes from a lineage of acrobatics. Mr. Harrison noticed her athletic prowess and ability to create beautiful lines in the air. AntiGravity was a natural fit and she is part of the Inaugural AntiGravity Fitness NYC Team. With her huge smile, and Boston accent, through AntiGravity she has learned the importance of maintaining a solid body and mind connection and is grateful to be sharing her knowledge and passion with the world.


Josie Say - Master Instructor

Qualified to hold trainings in: Fun1&2, AY1&2 & IT, and SF 1&2 & IT, 1 Srtc & 2Srtc Ag® Kids (Just Kids) &It Ry & Ry IT, and
Pilates & IT
AIRbarre & IT