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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 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.

Most Recently and Very Soon!

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SUMMER MELT with MOVEMENT RESEARCH….AUGUST 8-12….10-12 Danspace Project http://www.movementresearch.org   Come Melt with US Ongoing classes beginning  September 8….Tuesday Thursday Friday and Saturday Zero Balancing and Movement private sessions Performances as part of the Queensborodancefesival, October…

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Very Soon!

Ongoing classes beginning  September 8….Tuesday Thursday Friday and Saturday…check link ongoingclasses Zero Balancing and Movement private sessions are ongoing Performances as part of the25 Anniversary of Movement Research at Judson Church AND the 25 Anniversary of their Artist in Residence … Continue reading

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The upcomings

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Time Marches …..

In the late 1970’s ” release” classes began popping up south of Houston Street  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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Thoughts on Klein Technique tm Stretch and Placement

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Teaching, Studying, Being, Learning – Finding center.

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, !  I move daily. I … Continue reading

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BERLIN- ah!

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 … Continue reading

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Iceland!-September 2012

An amazingly beautiful country,- Iceland. I  found myself there in September teaching at the Arts Academy to a new generation of dancers and choreographers.  I also had the pleasure of working with the modern dance company, and the organization “Danse … Continue reading

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from SOLO w Nany Allison, choreography Barbara Mahler

from SOLO w Nany Allison, choreography Barbara Mahler

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To continue with Daisy Levy’s interview with Barbara………

B:  But, um, I came to Hunter College because they had a particular program for teaching in the inner city, in the inner city schools, ‘cause I grew up in the housing projects [poor audio quality] interested in teaching, in … Continue reading

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