In Latin, mind, soul, spirit. The part of the psyche which is directed inwards, in touch with the subconscious. Persona and anima switch roles and merge in slow smooth ways. A current if air, wind, breath, the vital principle, life, life force.
As a creative writing major, Holly began using her writing skills as a way to reach her clients on a deeper more personal level. She delved deeply into the psychology and healing aspects of pole and aerial arts and infused her intuitive natural healing power into her classes and privates sessions. In 2019, Holly went to Sedona, Arizona to study with healers of all kind including MFR with John Barnes. She believes in empowering others to heal themselves. She is a guide to teachers and clients. A blogger, a feminine empowerment leader and a nurturing friend to her clients, she continues to develop her skills on a deeper level to help her clients and teacher trainees on their journeys to self discovery.
Holly is a performance artist. Pulling from her emotional core, she incorporates dance and movement to share a story and incite emotion in her audience.
Holly started ballet, dance and acrobatics classes at age 4 and began teaching at her dance studio at age 12. She went on to receive a minor degree in dance from the University of Arizona and has been teaching spinning and other group fitness classes since college. A self taught pole dancer since 2006, Holly was hooked from day one. Holly is a certified master pole dance, aerial yoga and aerial hoop lyra instructor and ambassador to the Pole Fitness Association (PFA). She founded Anima Flow in 2006 in the Aspen valley, Colorado which offers exclusive private and semi-private instruction in pole dance, aerial Yoga, aerial silk, lyra, personal training, strength and flexibility, dance and her signature floor flow class, Anima Flow. In 2014 she launched instructor certification programs for pole dance, aerial yoga, aerial hoop lyra, flexibility, Pilates and suspension fitness.
Holly took her skills in dance and performance a step further in 2008 when she created & founded Atmosphere Entertainment (now Anima Flow Entertainment), a mixed dance, nouveau cirque style performance group, event planning company and talent agency. She is the Founder, event visionary, choreographer, artistic director & lead pole dancer of the group which incorporates acts including, but not limited to: live bands mixed with aerial arts, pole dance, group dance, belly dance, contortion, juggling, acro, trapeze, fire & sword dance. It is edgy, awe inspiring, unique acts put together with themes and costuming and a live band to create an exciting, sexy show.” Anima Flow Entertainment creates custom events from the ground up and entertainment creation creating a custom atmosphere at your event through dance, mixed media and performance art.