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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 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.

These past few months AND catching up!!

Hello! although I promised to write often about my pandemic journey, I found myself strangely VERY busy! Logistics on the internet are challenging! I am using this page to catch you up on some not before posted information! The above … Continue reading

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WHAT A YEAR – 2020

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what goes on in class anyway? #1

As I wrote in my previous post, I will begin to add quotes, statements, etc from my tstudents as to how they experience class, how they feel after, what they learned, why they come, all matter of experiences; and and … Continue reading

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WHAT A YEAR – 2020

Oh, what a year— !!!What a long, unprecedented ,challenging .isolating time with the pandemic, and all the political events that transpired. What saved me? kept me going? Teaching almost daily, as I had for many years. Learning to zoom classes, … Continue reading

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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 photogaphy I have been teaching quite a bit lately, as I have been for 30 years. I am … Continue reading

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re-post Still Stay Home -Less! Still Stay Connected! KEEP moving!

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? í I´m taking time to write, to dance, take classes online in my small apartment(!!!) AND Teaching teaching Teaching 7-8 classes a week on Zoom, GRATEFULLY!, each week including once a week  a class…

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repost What’s now going on

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Right now, my Website class/workshop schedule is not quite updated, so you can find my schedule here. My zoom classes, until further notice, are Monday 830am-1       0am, Tuesday-Friday 10-15-1150. Tuesday at 2pm and…

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re-post Still Stay Home -Less! Still Stay Connected! KEEP moving!

  í I´m taking time to write, to dance, take classes online in my small apartment(!!!) AND Teaching teaching Teaching 7-8 classes a week on Zoom, GRATEFULLY!, each week including once a week  a class through MOVEMENT RESEARCH Thursdays at … Continue reading

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repost What’s now going on

Right now, my Website class/workshop schedule is not quite updated, so you can find my schedule here. My zoom classes, until further notice, are Monday 830am-10am, Tuesday-Friday 10-15-1150. Tuesday at 2pm and Thursday 1 -215 with MOVEMENT RESEARCH. Message them … Continue reading

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My rambling thoughts on recent teachings…

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