About Layna Cirelli
Structural Integration Therapist & Movement Educator
A lifetime commitment to the expression of body and spirit through movement
The human body is not biomechanical, it is a tensegrity structure.
It strengthens when it is expanded, and weakens when it is compressed.
Student of Movement
Layna has devoted her life to the study of various forms of movement. She has over 45 years of professional dance training in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary and hip hop, training with notable dance companies including Boston Ballet, New York City Ballet and Alvin Ailey Dance Company. She has also trained in martial arts for over 25 years. During the course of her
Layna has been a certified and licensed massage therapist since 1995, specializing in sports therapy and injury rehabilitation. She became a certified Structural Integration Therapist in 2002 after studying with Tom Myers at The Kinesis Institute. She has completed additional training in neuromuscular technique with the St. John Neuromuscular Institute, Cranial Sacral Therapy with The Upledger Institute, Visceral and Structural Integration with Christoph Somers and Tom Myers at The Kinesis Institute, and Aston Movement with Judith Aston Therapeutics. She combines Structural Integration and movement therapies to free clients from pain and to help them regain control of their health and well-being.
Layna has been teaching anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and advanced connective tissue techniques with a focus on injury prevention and rehabilitation on both a local and national level since 2002. She was an instructor at The Kinesis Institute for Kinesis Myofascial Structural Integration and at ASIS School for massage therapy.
Layna has taught dance, yoga, and movement education classes at various venues throughout her career, both in Massachusetts and Arizona. She currently teaches Fascial Stretching and Strengthening classes, workshops, and teacher training.
Fascial Stretching and Strengthening classes are offered at
Sedona Hot Yoga
162A Coffee Pot Drive
(Right next to Yoga Blessings and Bashas Store)
Sedona AZ, 86336
Mondays – 12:30pm – 2:00pm | Taught by Layna Cirelli
Thursdays – 10:30am – 11:45am and 6:30pm – 7:45pm | Taught by Tammy