- Adjunct Instructor, Dance Program
Heather Acomb is a dance educator and yoga practitioner originally from the Rochester, NY area. In her modern dance classes, she enjoys exploring the intersection of dance and yoga on both physical and philosophical planes. Her hatha yoga classes invite all levels of movers into the practice with a focus on breath, body awareness, mind-body connectivity and honoring the individual self while playfully enjoying being in the present moment. She has held several full and part-time teaching positions at colleges and universities in the Rochester area. Heather performs locally on a project basis with Biodance, electric GRIT/Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp, and Heather Roffe Dance. She has performed nationally and had her work shown in venues such as Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Core Project/Going Dutch, Rochester Fringe Festival, WAX Works, and Midwest RADFest. She holds an MFA in Dance from The College at Brockport, is an RYT@500, has toured nationally with the Bill Evans Dance Company, and is a certified Evans Technique teacher, Pilates mat instructor, and Holistic Health Practitioner, specializing in nutrition and natural healing. Heather is also an advocate for organic farming and sustainable living. She works on organic farms locally and in Hawaii.