Holly Ryder is a Miami-based instructor and choreographer focusing mainly on contemporary movement and improvisation. Her formal training began when she grew up in Atlanta, GA, and continued at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Since becoming certified as a yoga instructor, she has developed a class that emphasizes body awareness and transitions from yoga based warm-ups to full improvisational movement and phrase work. She is a current faculty member of Alpha Dance Convention and is the curator of her own South Florida-based workshop series, The Dive, which provides dancers with in-depth time with to learn from top industry professionals and creators. She is also currently a contemporary and yoga guest faculty at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Her teachings have taken her around the country as well as Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Canada. Holly feels lucky to be able to spread her love for movement exploration to dancers everywhere.