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!

Mr. Ben

Hometown: Elkins Park, PA

Education: BA in Film and Media from Temple University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Front Handspring Vault

Hobbies: Theater, photography, music.

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

What I do at InMovement: I am a teacher for the following classes: Intro, Gym for Fun 1/2, Ninja class, and Stunting and Climbing.

Miss Becka

Hometown: Easton, PA

Education: B.A. in Communication from DeSales University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Front walkover

Hobbies: Running, yoga, lifting, and reading.

What inspires me: My family! I have six younger siblings who like to keep me busy! I’ve learned a lot from all of them, and they inspire me to try my hardest in everything I do.

What I do at InMovement: I teach Intro to Gym 3, Rec Team, Boys Gymnastics, and more!

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 Teresa

Hometown: Pottstown, PA

Education: Film and Media Arts Degree from Temple University

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Side Aerial (no handed cartwheel)

Hobbies: Gymnastics, filmmaking, and rock climbing.

What inspires me: Watching kids/adults accomplish new skills while furthering themselves in the sport.

What I do at InMovement: I co-direct our Competitive Team, the Head Coach of our Xcel Team and the Adult Program Coordinator

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!

Hobbies: Woodworking, cooking, and playing cello.

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

What I do at InMovement: I coach a variety of classes ranging from Gym for Fun to our competitive team. I also do administrative work and assist with maintain email marketing and website maintenance

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!

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 Eugenia

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

Education: Degree in Human Resources and Certifications in Aerials

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Aerials (silks, hoop, hammock), backbends, splits, and handstands.

Hobbies: Practice and try new movements in all the aerial elements, dance in front of the mirror and eat a lot of chocolates.

What inspires me: Me inspira poder enseñarle a los niños el arte que amo, darles una experiencia fuera de lo común, siempre afirmando que no hay limites y que podemos lograr todo lo que nos propongamos con una enorme sonrisa. En todo amar y servir.
Translation: It inspires me to be able to teach children the art I love, to give them a unique experience, always affirming that there are no limits, and that we can achieve everything we plan to with a huge smile. All in love and service.

What I do at InMovement: I am the Summer Camp Program Director, the Lead Aerial Teacher, and a teacher for Boys & Girls Intro to Gymnastics.

Mr. Kenny

Hometown: Arlington, VA

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

Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Tuck Jump

Hobbies: Creating and producing music.

What inspires me: The need to solve problems with critical thinking and make sustainable change in peoples lives

What I do at inMovement: I am the Brand Manager for the company and assist with administrative duties

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 teach Move Your Body classes, gymnastics classes, lead birthday parties, and assist aerial classes.

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!

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!