Meet the Staff

SARA TRINDADE MFA

Sara Trindade: Owner

Hometown: Montclair, NJ

Education: BS in Psychology from Springfield College and an MFA in Dance from Temple University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Handstand

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, pilates and kettle bell, exploring, biking.

What inspires me: People who take their time and energy to help others.

What I do at InMovement: I created and have grown InMovement to what it is today. Now a days, I hire, oversee, manage, worry, and come up with a good idea once in a while. But for the most part, I get out of my staff’s way and watch them run the show!

 Mrs. Talia

Hometown: Panamá
Education: Bachelors in Art Studio in Fine Arts & Minor in Spanish
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: I have no skills but have enjoyed learning Aerial with Ms. Eugenia
What Inspires Me: I am inspired by bright colors and enjoy being a part of a community that works to provide a positive place for kiddos from all parts of the world.
What I do at inMovement: I am the Operations Manager and lead the administrative area of inMovement.
Short Background: Born in Panamá City, Panamá!!! Grew up in both Panamá and Albuqerque, New Mexico. My background is in Art Studio and administration managment. I have 2 kiddos who love to come play at inMovement. My kids have been coming to inMovement since they were 2 yrs old, its great to now be a part of this amazing business.

Coach Kate: Head Coach of the Junior Olympic competitive team and Fast-Track Program

Hometown: Blacksburg, VA

Education: BA in English Literature, BA in Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) from JMU

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Kip!

Hobbies: In my free time I love to read! I also enjoy taking my three pups out for walks, dancing, cooking, hiking, and exploring.

What inspires me: I truly believe gymnastics is the best sport in the world, and I want to pass on that passion to the next generation. I love to watch kids hard work pay off!

What I do at inMovement: I am the Assistant Manager and head our Junior Olympic competitive team and our fast-track program.

Miss Chelsea

Hometown: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Education: University of the Arts Philadelphia/ BFA in Modern Dance

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Front handspring

Hobby: Singing

What inspires you: My two boys inspire me to be the best version of myself. Having two little ones makes me work hard to achieve all my dreams.

What I do at InMovement: I am the Mini inMovement General Manager and teach parent/child, pre-school/kinder, and after school gymnastics classes!

Mr. Kenny

Hometown: Arlington, VA

Education: BFA in Graphic Design from The University of the Arts

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Pull over on bars

What inspires me: Helping individuals exceed their potential

What I do at inMovement: I am in charge of Brand Management for the company as well as assisting with Web Design Maintenance

Short Background: I’m originally from Arlington, Virginia and have been working in Brand Management and Graphic Design for 8+ years now. Outside of work I love to create, play, and record music.

Miss Teresa

Hometown: Pottstown, PA
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Media Arts from Temple University
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Side Aerial (no handed cartwheel)
What Inspires Me: Watching kids/adults accomplish new gymnastics skills they didn’t know possible!
What I do at inMovement: I co-direct our Competitive Team and am the Head Coach for our Xcel Team. I also teach Virtual inHome Gymnastics Classes, and am the Adult Programming Coordinator
Short Background: I’ve been doing gymnastics since I was 4 years old and still train today! I also enjoy rock climbing, riding my bicycle, and working on creative projects like films, photography and writing children’s picture books

Miss Eugenia

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Education: Degree in Human Resources and Certifications in Aerials
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Any splitty or bendy shape on the aerial elements
What Inspires Me: Amar y servir. Me inspira poder enseñarle a los niños lo que amo, darles una experiencia fuera de lo común y ponerles el mundo de cabeza. Asegurandoles que no hay límites y que podemos lograr todo lo que nos propongamos.
What I do at inMovement: I’m the aerial teacher of InMovement and the Fall Day Camp and Fall Classes Director at PIM.
Short Background: I LOVE doing aerials, is my passion. My goal at InMovement is to create a little aerialist team and compete around USA. Fun Fact: I’m always dancing around the gym and eating chocolates!

Mr. Alex:

Hometown: San Francisco

Education: Enough for now

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Back layout

Hobbies: Cooking and baking.

What inspires me: Posters of cats that say “hang in there.”

What I do at InMovement: I am the XCEL Team Head Coach and teach school-aged classes and preschool classes.

COACH ANNINA

Hometown: Delmar, NY

Education: BA in Linguistics and Philosophy at Smith College

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Kip and handstand!

What inspires me: I am inspired by hard work and those willing to try new things!

What I do at InMovement: I primarily work with our competitive team, but I also do administrative work and assist our marketing team with client communications and website maintenance

Short Background: I have been coaching gymnastics since I was 15 and have worked with children as young as 18mo and as old as high school age. Outside of the gym, I like to cook, woodwork, and play with my cat!

Mr. Ben

Hometown: Elkins Park, PA
Education:   Temple University – BA in Film and Media
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Front Handspring Vault
What Inspires Me: combining learning with fun and excitement
What I do at inMovement: Teach pre-K and grade school gym and Ninja
Short Background: Some kind of cross between sports nut, theater kid, and mad scientist.

Miss Renee:

Hometown: Plainfield, NJ

Education: Dance Associates

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Handstand

Hobby: Dancing

What inspires me: Students’ passion for learning

What I do at InMovement: I am the Birthday Party & Special Events Coordinator and teach school-aged classes and coordinate birthday parties.

Mr. Mike

Hometown: Perkasie, PA

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Back/Front Hip Circles

Hobbies:  Playing in Punk Bands. Eating Tacos.

What inspires me: Coming into work everyday and making children laugh.

What I do at InMovement: I teach preschool/kinder classes, school-aged classes and lead birthday parties.

Coach Elaine

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Education: Currently a junior acting major at the University of the Arts.

Favorite gymnastics skill: Front and side aerials.

Hobbies: Dancing, acting, and modeling.

What Inspires Me: The kids who come in everyday willing and ready to learn and seeing them progress.

What I do at InMovement: I coach intensive gymnastics with a focus on hotshots and preteam.

Miss Margot

Hometown: Westport, CT

Education: BA in Dance from Muhlenberg College

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Improvising!

Hobbies: Crocheting, dancing, eating, and cuddling my cat.

What inspires me: I’m always inspired by the creativity, energy, and focus found in students who have learned to work collaboratively.

What I do at InMovement: I am part of our inHomeMovement team – I teach virtual classes and virtual private lessons!

Coach Casie

Hometown: Albany, NY
Education: Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance, Temple University
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Standing Back Tuck
What Inspires Me: Seeing the kindness of others show up in gymnastics, demonstration of sportsmanship by teammates.
What I do at inMovement: I coach classes and team at Bok, and Fall Day Camp at PIM.
Short Background: I come from a family of gymnasts, which has fueled my love of the sport for over two decades! I am an actor and stunt-performer, which allows me to incorporate my gymnastics training into my life as a performer. I also run a Health At Every Size fitness environment called The Simply Enough Project. www.casiegirvin.com

Miss Brielle: Social Media Manager

Hometown:  West Deptford, NJ

Education:  BFA in Musical Theatre at The University of the Arts

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Round Off

Hobbies:  Music, hanging out with my dog, and eating tacos.

What inspires me: Coffee

What I do at inMovement: I am the Social Media Manager and the Private Lessons Coordinator

Mx Bailey

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Education: BFA in Acting from The University of the Arts

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Hello-Goodbye Jumps

Hobby: Theatre, dancing, karaoke, bread eating, crafts with glitter.

What Inspires Me: Seeing young ones be curious about who they are and the world around them.

What I do at InMovement: Lead birthday parties, teach some classes, and coach summer camp!

Alice

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Education: Currently a Senior at Masterman High School

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Round-off

What Inspires Me: Helping people find new and creative ways to accomplish tasks.

What I do at InMovement: I am a coach for beginner level classes!

Short Background: I did gymnastics for 10 years until I recently stopped in June, and I have now been coaching for 2 years! I am also a current senior in High School and in my free time I like to draw, bike ride, and play with my dog!

Miss Tara

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

Education In Progress: BS in Entertainment & Arts Management from Drexel University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Clear hip circle

Hobbies: Movies and music.

What inspires me: My family and friends!

What I do at InMovement: I teach preschool/kinder classes, school-aged classes, and coach team!

Miss Coty

Hometown: Roswell, GA

Education In Progress: BS in psychology, minor in women’s and gender studies, pursuing master in couple and family therapy

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Handstand!

Hobby: Rock climbing

What inspires me: Seeing kids learn new skills and feeling accomplished, helping them build confidence in themselves and to achieve more skills in the future.

What I do at InMovement: Saturday classes and birthday parties!

Mx. Loren

Hometown: Huntingdon, PA

Education: BA from Oberlin College, MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, CMA from the Laban/Bartenieff institute of Movement Studies

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: One-handed cartwheel

Hobby: Crafting

What inspires me: I love finding and helping others find joy, freedom, and community through movement.

What I do at InMovement: I help kids have fun and be safe at gymnastics-themed birthday parties!

Miss Erin

Hometown: Woodstock, MD

Education In Progress: BA in Film (in progress!) at Temple University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Star jumps!!

Hobbies: Watching movies, cooking, and baking.

What inspires me: My friends, the environment, and watching kids grow and learn!

What I do at InMovement: I with parent-child classes and birthday parties.

Miss Victoria

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Education: BFA in Dance and a minor in Art Therapy from University of The Arts

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Cartwheels

Hobbies: Dance and cooking.

What inspires me: Seeing the joy that comes from moving the body.

What I do at InMovement: Assist birthday parties.

Miss Mallory

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Education: University of Pittsburgh

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Isolation movements

Hobbies: Fitness dance classes, art, and exploring Philadelphia by bike.

What inspires me: Making kiddos happy and helping others.

What I do at InMovement: You'll find me at the front desk on Saturdays or helping at a birthday party!