Madeline Warriner (choreography instructor) is a movement artist, educator, and advocate residing in Brooklyn. She graduated from Rutgers University with a BFA in Dance and an MEd in Dance Education, where she received university, state, and professional awards. She has performed works by Doug Elkins, Manuel Vignouelle, and Robert Battle, and was a core company member of Stephan Koplowitz site-specific work Milltown, part of Bates Dance Festival’s 35th Anniversary Celebration. She is currently working with Joanna Mendl Shaw of The Equus Project, and an improvisation collective with Shantelle Courvoisier Jackson, as well as producing projects of her own. She currently teaches at Dancewave in Brooklyn and in the outreach program at Dance Theatre of Harlem, and has taught dance and choreography workshops and classes throughout the tri-state area, Vermont, Maine, and D.C. She teaches Yoga and Pilates to adults and children throughout New York, and created Harlem Yoga Studio’s Kids Yoga Teacher Training and subsequent curriculum. She has also shared her research and practice on movement, mindfulness, and cognitive development in various education professional development workshops and conferences. After working with the Youth Arts Program and the Young Dancers Workshop in other capacities, she is incredibly excited to be joining the YAP faculty this year!