Leah Yassky

is a movement artist
in NYC
finding range
in the rodeo. 

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p r o j e c t s
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ig: @yas.sky

Leah Yassky  

i n f o  ——  p r o j e c t s —— y o g a 

Leah Yassky is a movement artist in NYC. With a foundation in contemporary choreography, Leah creates dynamic movement for commercial shoots, film, and performance. Leah teaches group classes and private sessions to find language to develop your practice.

Wanna work with me?

  • dramatic limbs in your music video
  • fluid torsos in your photo project
  • unlikely interlude in your film
  • passionate feet in your performance 

Say hello! Ask away

leah.yassky@gmail.com or @yas.sky. 

︎ ︎ ︎  Be With Me ︎ ︎ ︎

Leah teaches a movement class series called Marking Motion which investigates a merging drawing & moving practice. This course, developed and taught with Rosie Rudavsky, layers somatic and mark-making exercises to help students refine a choreographic and visual impulses in tandem. The duo has taught the module at Abrons Arts Center, MOtiVE Brooklyn, and Wilson Live.

Leah writes a column called Aftershow on Byline.

See more on Leah’s Yoga practice.


Leah studied Dance & Computer Science at Oberlin College (’20). Other inputs: fractal patterns, repetition, Allan Wayne work, Yvonne Rainer, William Forsythe, Charli D'Amelio, Oskar Schlemmer, The Field Center, the ocean.

Leah’s recent reads:

  1. This Is It, Alan Watts
  2. Sex and Rage, Eve Babitz
  3. American Originality, Louise Glück
  4. The Gull Yettin, Joe Kessler
  5. Anna Halprin: Experience as Dance, Janice Ross
  6. On Beauty And Being Just, Elaine Scarry
  7. Alkalize or Die, Dr. Theodore A. Baroody

Leah and Walter doing their thang