Teachers at the Old Town School

Emily Haines

Yoga, School Partnerships

A choreographer, performer and teacher, Emily received her BFA in dancemaking with honors from Columbia College Chicago in 2006. In 2008, Emily received her Yoga certification thru Moksha Yoga under Daren Friesen. She has performed professionally and taught for Hurley and Dancers, Dance CoMotion, Luna Negra Dance Theater, Swing for Kids, has been a guest teacher and choreographer at Iowa State University, as well as setting and performing work independently.

She has a varied movement background that draws from contact improv, ballet, acrobatics, hip hop, modern, cabaret, jazz, Latin social dance forms and other movement therapies.

Currently Emily is a teaching artist in the public schools for Old Town School of Folk music, holds public yoga classes at First Ascent Avondale, holds private classes around the city, as well as teaching special event dance workshops.

Started at the Old Town School in October of 2013

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