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Anna Mayta is a dance improviser, choreographer, and instructor. She graduated from Empire State College in June 2001 with a BA in Dance in Education. In November 2008, she received a certificate to teach yoga from Svyasa Swami Vivekananda Yoga University in Bangalore, India. In 2006, she was awarded a dissemination award from the Dutchess County Arts Council in Poughkeepsie, New York. Ms. Mayta teaches the Spanish language through movement in addition to fusion dance, which centers on the incorporation of African, Classical Indian, Flamenco, modern and latin dance styles. She has collaborated with artists such as Gigi Oppenheimer in choreographing duets entitled “The Wisdom Tree,” and “Inner Fire.” She has choreographed for the D’amby Project, SolesBare Dance Collective, and The National Ballet of Zimbabwe. Currently, Ms. Mayta directs her dance company, Mayta Fusion Dance, which is located in Mid Hudson Valley NY. She teaches, choreographs, and performs throughout the greater New York Area.