Hristoula was certified through BodyTonic Pilates Gymnasium, under Jennifer DeLuca and Caitlin Cook, and has had the pleasure of being part of the BT staff since 2005. Hristoula continues her career as an independent contemporary dance professional. As such, she has received a 2006 “Bessie” performance award and scholarships from the A. Onassis and Merce Cunningham Foundations. She was a regular faculty member of the M. Cunningham Studio (2002-12) and a current Movement Research Faculty. Over the years she has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi (currently touring around the world), Donna Uchizono Co, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Sanchez, Chamecki/ Lerner, Levi Gonzalez, Amanda Loulaki, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacias among others.