Why We Are
the best movement school in Houston
Urban Movement is an official Ambassador of the Yamakasi founder's ADD Academy based in Paris, France. ADD stands for "Art Du Deplacement" and is the source of Parkour and Freerunning. We are also an official MovNat Licensed Facility. Our staff is the largest known collective of experienced, professional coaches certified by the industry-leading qualifications offered by MovNat and A.D.A.P.T. MovNat is a complete system of Natural Movement Fitness. A.D.A.P.T. is the global standard for ADD, Parkour and Freerunning instruction. Our CEO, Cameron Pratto, is also on the MovNat team traveling the world teaching their workshops and certifications. Our COO, Wes Hamner, has a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and he is the Lead Playworker at the Parish School - a nationally accredited special needs school here in Houston. Our General Manager, Mike Buchanek, has a Masters of Education and he's an Instructional Specialist at Waltrip High School, also in Houston. With experience like that comes an earned knowledge base that says, "we know what we're doing".
Our classes are challenging but scalable, technical but fun, demanding but rewarding, and we leave no new student behind.