Selen Yilmaz is a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer and wellbeing coach. As a professional ballerina and former academic she has qualifications on physical exercise, teaching and leadership. Selen is the founder of Joimove Joyfulness Organisation, international author and speaker of two published books on joyful living.
She holds a Classical Ballet BA (Hons), an Arts Management MA (Hons). She has also completed her studies on anatomy, music and dance pedagogy and teaching. With 25 years of experience performing and teaching Ballet, Modern Dance, Latin, and Argentine Tango, Selen's students have been accepted to the world’s leading schools and companies.
Besides her performing arts career Selen has developed her knowledge of health, well-being, and has utilised remedial exercise techniques to work with people of all ages and abilities. She trained and certified over 100 fitness professionals globally and initiated social responsibility projects for adults and children with special needs and disabilities.