Valerie Beller

Niles, IL 60714

Valerie is a Black Belt Nia Teacher, and has a background in dance, music, and visual art. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, taught painting and drawing, and has exhibited her work nationally. Valerie's fourteen year study and practice of ballet evolved into a deep interest in all kinds of creative movement and fitness. She began leading fitness classes at the age of seventeen. Students describe Valerie's Nia classes as playful, experimental, athletic, sweaty, graceful, inspiring, masterful, soulful, healing, expressive, and joyful. She also teaches creative group fitness classes specializing in balance, core work, weight training, and stretching. Additionally, Valerie is involved with coaching, energy work and healing, and is a Level II Reiki practitioner.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • BA, Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College

Certifications / Trainings

Nia - Black Belt Certified Nia Teacher

CPR Certified

Expires: Jul 11, 2018

AED Certified

Expires: Jul 11, 2018

Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness Insurance Agency

Valerie's Locations

Leaning Tower YMCA

6300 W. Touhy
Niles, IL 60714

Irving Park YMCA

4251 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60641

McCormick Tribune YMCA

1834 N Lawndale
Chicago, IL 60647

DuPage Dance Academy

109 E 1st St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

Languages Spoken

English , Spanish


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