Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MFA, Dance and Somatic Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
BA, Dance and English/Creative Writing, Connecticut College
Brooke Gessay is a dance artist, yoga teacher, and ordained zen monk. She is a lover of adventure, especially in the territories of creative process, collaborative performance, and meditation.
Brooke holds a BA in Dance and English/Creative Writing from Connecticut College, having graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and an MFA in Dance and Somatic Studies from CU Boulder. She is a certified yoga instructor for adults and kids, having completed the Viniyoga Teacher Training with River Cummings, in the lineage of T. Krishnamacharya, and the Yoga Ed Kids Yoga Training. Brooke has danced professionally and toured around the U.S., and to China, Vietnam, Mexico, Italy and Lithuania for performance, teaching, and culture exchange through dance. She has worked extensively with youth in arts education in San Francisco and Boulder, and has completed the Falling Awake Life Coach Training with Dave Ellis. She is delighted to be an Adjunct Faculty member at Naropa.