Author Archives: Barbara Mahler's Dances

About Barbara Mahler's Dances

Barbara Mahler is a long-standing and active member of the New York City dance community as a choreographer, performer and educator - a master teacher of and major contributor to Klein Technique™. Her choreography draws upon the intricate and infinite possibilities of the textures of time, space and the (her) body, creating dances that are spare, articulate, emotional," and elegant" (NY Times 2012). Her choreography is consistent with her teaching vision and work, exploring the endless possibilities that the body can reveal. Barbara has been an on-going faculty member with Movement Research (NYC) since 2004 and an ongoing guest faculty at the State Theater School in Copenhagen, Denmark since1994.As well she has taught at many other studios and Colleges in the greater NY area. She travels abroad and across the United States, Canada and Europe creating, performing and teaching. Barbara is a teacher and practitioner of Zero Balancing, a hands on healing modality, maintaining a private practice in movement therapy, and body work.

Summer Time and then some.

I am the recipient of a Lift Off residency, NDA, which includes space, feedback time, and administrative support. My classes continue through August 20 (check the calendar) On-going Classes in NYC and the fall brings some wonderful traveling and workshops…. … Continue reading

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February with a BANG!!!!

Barbara Mahler will present three dances, a trio and two solos,which will include the artistry of Jamie Graham, Alissa Lazaro, Trina Mannino, and Ms. Mahler. The program re-visits two older works – “Etched Sketches” and “Uno” as well as “Precipice”, … Continue reading

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Time Marches …..

n the late 1970’s ” release” classes began popping up in the south of Houston to just below Chambers Street in small and not so small live/work loft spaces. There are sooo few, if any, left in Manhattan.110 Chambers Street … Continue reading

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Barbara Mahler’s Dances – Performances and Workshops

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Summer and early fall bring many exciting events! This summer I have the privilege of working in residency for new material, as well as to prepare for the Wassaic Arts Festival (at the Dragon’s Egg,…

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Barbara Mahler’s Dances – Performances and Workshops

Summer and early fall bring many exciting events! This summer I have the privilege of working in residency for new material, as well as to prepare for the Wassaic Arts Festival (at the Dragon’s Egg, along with ART BARK INTERNATIONAL. … Continue reading

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Barbara Mahler’s Dances and Workshop

  Summer and early fall bring many exciting events! This summer I have the privilege of working in residency for new material, as well as to prepare for the Wassaic Arts Festival (at the Dragon’s Egg, along with ART BARK INTERNATIONAL. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Klein Technique tm Stretch and Placement

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I am student and teacher of, and contributor to Klein Technique,1983-present.  I am a performer, choreographer, movement educator and body worker, committed to the process of change that Klein Technique and Zero Balancing help to…

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Thoughts on Klein Technique tm Stretch and Placement

I am student and teacher of, and contributor to Klein Technique,1983-present.  I am a performer, choreographer, movement educator and body worker, committed to the process of change that Klein Technique and Zero Balancing help to facilitate. Although the main thrust … Continue reading

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Current Ongoing Classes in Klein Technique™ w Barbara Mahler

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photo by Alice Garrick Within a specific structure, all students work at their own pace, and level. Exercises and movements, done repeatedly with increasing intelligence and awareness, or “resonance” facilitate a path of change and…

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Teaching, Studying, Being, Learning – Finding center.

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Excerpts – “When she Stumbles” – Judson Church as part of Movement Research Presenting Series w Jamie Graham, Alissa Horowitz, Barbara Mahler I teach almost daily, for more years than I would like to say,…

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