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About Barbara Mahler 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™ and a Zero Balancing Teacher and Practitioner, 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.

My rambling thoughts on recent teachings…

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My rambling thoughts on recent teachings…

photo: David Gonsier …Performance as part of the Movement Research Presenting Series 3/19/19 ..¨In Bundled Postures¨ loosely inspired by Eadweard Muybridge´s motiion photography I have been teaching a lot, and therefore learning a lot about the body, about connecting, about … Continue reading

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What´s been happening!

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What´s been happening!

It been a very fruitful year….travels to Chile in October 2018, teaching in Santiago, and choreographing/performing in Conception, as part of the BIOBIO Festival. This event was characterized by warm, passionate dancers, who embraced my choreography and after 4 days … Continue reading

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What’s new this summer?

I have just returned from working with HORSE dance Theater, Taipai, my third visit in three years. Plans are already in the works for summer 2018 – we always work at around the same time every year ..Mid June to … Continue reading

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Klein Technique in Minneapolis coming soon!!!

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AND NOW!!

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Klein Technique w Barbara Mahler

Join me Every Tuesday and Thursday Klein Technique aka Stretch and Placement w Movement Research Tuesday and Thursday 10-12 Eden’s Expressway. 537 Broadway avec moi barbaramahler.net

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Some Recent and Soon to come Adventures of Barbara!

photo by Reiko Yanagi It has been a very fruitful and busy time! with travels to Taipei, with Horse Dance Company, June 2017, my second time, and returning again June 2018. Tiny clip of “It OcCurs to mE” as part … Continue reading

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Sharing w you again this lovely article.!

Barbara Mahler: How I Teach Klein Technique Posted on January 31, 2017 by Rachel Rizzuto, Dance Teacher Magazine February 2017 Barbara Mahler’s Klein Technique class always begins the same way: Students slowly roll down until they’re completely folded over—and stay … Continue reading

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