Catriona Johnston is a movement specialist, with a rooted passion in dance, circus and fitness. Her love of movement developed from a young age, where she began dancing from the age of four; exploring many movement styles, including; ballet, jazz, modern, Scottish Highland dance, and tap. In 2001, Catriona chose to embark on a career in dance and began her professional studies at The Scottish School of Contemporary Dance. A year later, Catriona trained at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance and graduated with a BPA (Hons) degree in 2005. Catriona went on to tour and perform for many dance and theatre companies, including; Sakoba Dance Theatre, State of Flux Dance Film Company, Fusion Dance, Nusantara and Anwesha Ahmed Dance Company. In 2009, Catriona toured and performed as a Dance Artist for The Great British Circus, and in 2010, was given the opportunity to work for Barefoot Productions in Egypt for eight months; through working for these companies Catriona became a great enthusiast for circus arts, and from there, began her journey as an aerialist. After two years of intensive training, Catriona graduated from The National Centre for Circus Arts in 2013, where she specialised in Dance Trapeze.
Catriona continues to work as an aerialist, dancer, and tutor, and experiments with contemporary dance, physical theatre, ballet, acrobalance, trapeze, street dance and fire dance. If you are interested in learning/discovering different movement styles with Catriona explore her LEARN page; Catriona is currently Hampstead Lead Barre Instructor at @barrecore and teaches Ballet and CircusFit classes @gymbox London.
Dance to Live
Dance to Live