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Aviya Hernstadt

Aviya is a dancer, movement educator, and New York City native. While working towards her BA in Psychology and Sociology at Pitzer College, she studied and performed with Kevin Williamson, Sakina Ibrahim, and Israeli choreographer Ronit Ziv, among others. Aviya spent a year living and studying in Quito, Ecuador, where she performed with La Frente de la Danza Independiente. Since moving home to Brooklyn, Aviya has performed with Dance to the People and joined DanceAction in December 2018. She currently teaches dance with Wingspan Arts and works at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, supporting their youth education programming.