Julia Pond 

...is a communications expert, yoga teacher, dance artist and facilitator based in London. Her interest is in developing clarity and consciousness in body, mind and words. 

 

Julia was Head of Editorial Content for Skyscanner, contributing to strategy on inspirational and practical travel content for the company's 60 million monthly users. She spent 8 years with Trip.com (formerly Gogobot), the last 5 as Head of Content, where she got to do inspiring work on travel from looking at the intersection of algorithms and editorial, to working on the rebrand, to creating a traveler-to-traveler safety tips feature for solo female and LGBTQ travelers. 

As a yoga teacher, she offers bespoke home practice design (Yoga To Go), corporate and private classes at sliding scales. Qualified in 2013, She is an RYT 300 yoga teacher and sees yoga as a path to expanding awareness, melting barriers physical, mental and emotional. 

As a dance artist, Julia Pond has taught, choreographed and performed throughout Europe and the United States, independently and as a member of Lori Belilove's Isadora Duncan Dance Company, Barbara Kane's Isadora Duncan Dance Group, and co-director of the Duncan Dance Project. She worked with artists Serena Korda at the Wellcome Collection (London), Zorka Wollny at Ballet Meetings Festival (Lodz, Poland) and her choreography has been seen in London, NY, Rome and Margate (for Round in Circles Productions). Julia co-organized the Isadora Duncan Symposium from 2014-18. Julia is a Leverhulme Arts Scholar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she is completing her MFA. 

She delivers and organizes creative trainings, contemplative art sessions, and other programming for the Art Monastery Project, LIFEbeat, PYE Global, and in collaboration with OMPowerment Project (Yoga in Action). 

 

Julia has a BFA in Dance from Boston Conservatory and an MA in International Relations. She lives with her husband, four year old son, and Miles the cat in Tottenham.