A Spiraling Body Studio

Certified Pilates and Gyrotonic® Exercise


Fernanda Araujo 

 Fernanda Araujo is a former professional modern dancer and teacher from Brazil who came to study dance and choreography in New York City in 1986. She was certified by ACE and taught fitness in NYC for 6 years.  Her other studies included Alexander technique,  and Anatomy and Kinesiology with renowned teacher Irene Doub.

In 2001 she was certified in Pilates through Physicalmind institute and in 2003 she started her training in Gyrotonic ® and Gyrokinesis® and finished her Certifications under Juliu Horwath Supervision. She also completed the Gyrotoner® and Jumping-Streching Board® specialized equipment certifications  . Fernanda is trained in Gyrotonic® Therapeutic Applications for the Pelvis, Shoulder Girdle and Scoliosis , applications for Dancers, Golfers, pre-natal and Level 2 preparation course and Recently  and the Gyrotonic®Fascia Body and Juliu wrapping system with Deborah Rose . Fernanda is also an authorized  Pre-trainer for the Gyrotonic® certification.  Her studio A Spiraling Body, provides private and duet sessions on the Gyrotonic® Cobra, private sessions on the Jumping Streching Board and Gyrokinesis® classes. 

She has been teaching movement and fitness for over 30 years and open A Spiraling Body Sudio, in February of 2007, her studio in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Fernanda  continues to take continuing education in order to provide her students with the latest information available and periodically conducts Gyrotonic®  Pre-training workshops for the certications.