During his career as a contemporary dancer, Bill performed nationally and internationally with a number of companies, including Elise Monte/David Brown, the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Douglas Dunn and Dancers, and the Tunisian National Ballet.
Bill’s career as a movement educator began with teaching Pilates in 1984 at the California Institute for the Arts. He was the senior staff instructor at the original White Cloud Studio from 1987-1999, training extensively with Gyrotonic® founder, Juliu Horvath. Bill has taught contemporary modern dance nationally and internationally, since 1989.
In addition to a BFA from California Institute of the Arts, Bill holds degrees and/or certifications in the disciplines of:
• Anatomy and Kinesiology
• Laban Movement Analysis
• Neuro-Linguistic Programming
• Ericksonian Hypnosis
• Myofascial Restructuring
• Deep Tissue Bodywork
“I don’t have a lot of respect for talent. Talent is genetic.
It’s what you do with it that counts.” – Martin Ritt”