Marja is the founder and CEO of Yoga for Dancers and specializes in therapeutics and injury prevention techniques for professional dancers at Millennium Dance Complex, Movement Lifestyle Dance Studio, for the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio's scholarship program, and with choreographer, Gigi Torres, and her Establish Your Empire dance training program. Marja has been a guest teacher for Sweden's Gothenburg Opera Dance Company, LAX Dance Studio (Paris), Pineapple Dance Studio (London), lululemon Zurich, Amsterdam, Cannes, Paris, and Covent Garden, Shala Helsinki (Finland), ISY (Hamburg, Germany), Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's summer intensive at the University of Southern California, USC Kaufman School of Dance, USC Trojan Force dance team, Chapman University Dance Department, The Edge Performing Arts Center (on faculty 2013-2015), The Pulse Dance Convention, Velocity Dance Convention, Diavolo Dance Company, Jacob Jonas Dance Company, Kaba Modern Dance Company, Culture Shock LA Dance Company, Kreativ Mindz, Tony Tzar's Blacklight Society, Creating Opportunities, After School Matters Hip Hop Dance and Culture Ensemble (Chicago), NBC Universal, FOX, and Sony Motion Pictures Studios. Marja was the in-residency yoga therapist for the junior and professional athletes of the United States Tennis Association, is an ambassador at lululemon Athletica Studio City, is a contributing writer for LA YOGA Magazine, and was just a featured voice on DanceSpeak podcast on iTunes.
Marja has taught at Hot 8 Yoga Beverly Hills since 2012, and, along with Yoga Directors, Brit Middleton and Briana DeFalco, she has co-led the 200 hour Hot 8 Yoga teacher trainings from 2014-2017. Marja also co-led Hot 8 Yoga's first yoga retreat to Tulum, Mexico in 2014 with Omar Lopez.
For more information on Marja Lankinen, please visit www.marjayoga.com.