Yukie Spruijt (Willemstad, Curaçao) began her dance training at The National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She moved to New York City in 2011 to continue her dance training at The Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. She then transferred after two semesters to The Ailey School as a student of the Certificate Program. During her last year at The Ailey School, Ms. Spruijt was selected to be mentored by Ms. Renee Robinson. Ms. Spruijt has performed works by Hans van Manen, Matthew Rushing, Francesca Harper, Jacqueline Buglisi, and Tracy Inman. Ms. Spruijt is a certified GYROTONIC trainer.