September once again brings me me back to in Berlin with a large and wonderfully diverse group of movers and shakers! It will be a fourth time with Felix Rukert and Schwelle 7, and my sixth time teaching in Berlin.
My students teach me .
We work alone, in pairs. We are still, we move. We use imagery, anatomy, and draw on time and process.
I was surrounded by familiar faces, and new faces. The path to learning new ways to move and new ways to work to increase technical range and facility, prolong the length of one’s dancing/moving career by lessening pain, and increasing self knowledge as well as joy in the process is my aim.Come join us in Berlin, or elsewhere in Europe, Canada or the US.
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 contributor to the out reach of Klein Technique™ ( first certified teacher, teaching at the school 1982-2004). She is a Zero Balancing Teacher and Practitioner, and through these mediums of touch, movement, performance - creating in all of these realms, involved in the extraordinary and intricate world of movement and the body: moving, sculpting, teaching, re-educating: always learning.
As a Her choreographer, she 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). Her choreography is consistent with her teaching vision and bodywork: exploring the endless possibilities that the body can reveal.
Barbara has been an on-going faculty member with Movement Research (NYC) since 2004 and was an ongoing guest faculty at the State Theater School in Copenhagen, Denmark 1994-2015. She has taught at many other studios, colleges, and dance festivals in the greater NY area as well as across the US. She travels abroad and across the United States, Canada and Europe creating, performing and teaching.
Barbara is a senior teacher and practitioner of Zero Balancing, a hands on healing modality, maintaining a private practice in movement therapy, and body work.