Certified GYROKINESIS® teacher Rie Fukuzawa was born and raised in Japan. She studied at the University of Ochanomizu (M.A. in Dance), and the Bonjin Dance studio in Tokyo. In 2003, Ms. Fukuzawa received a grant from the Agency of Cultural Affairs of Japan to come to New York. She teaches for children at Arts Cure Center since 2009. Her choreography has been presented at various Tokyo & New York venues. She has also been collaborating with Satoshi Haga at binbinFactory since 2009. Their works have been presented by Dance Conversations at the Flea, Giacobetti Paul gallery, Downtown Dance Festival, Movement Research at Judson Church, DanceNow [NYC] Festival, Sundays at Three at 92nd Street Y, Soapbox Gallery and they were finalists (2nd place) in The A.W.A.R.D Show! 2010 NYC, and in association with JoyceSoHo in February 2012.