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Founder of the Somatic Academy Berlin, Breath Therapist/based on the work developed by Prof. Ilse Middendorf, Continuum Teacher and Heilpraktiker (Psychotherapy)
"I had the honor and privilege to learn from the two founders Prof. Ilse Middendorf (Perceptible Breath / Erfahrbarer Atem) and Emilie Conrad (Continuum) and I am pleased to be able to pass on this work." Since 2012, Kai has been developing professional trainings at the Somatic Academy as well as programs dedicated to the application of Somatics in everyday life. He has been a co-curator of the Body IQ festival since 2015. Since 2003, he has developed the approach "Authentic Eros", which integrates - as a somatic application - bodywork, relationship communication and group-dynamic processes in the area of personal and interpersonal development. He is a member of the professional associations Atem, Continuum and ISMETA.
Theater, Linguistics & Political Science M.A., Founder of the Somatic Academy Berlin and the Center for Yoga and Voice
many years of work in the field of directing & dramaturgy, author. Since 2004 Yoga teacher and facilitator of the BDY/EYU, Somatic Yoga trainer. Breath therapist according to Prof. Ilse Middendorf, breath & voice instructor. Besides the encounter of eastern and western philosophical concepts of the body, her main interest is the theory & practice of somatic practices as well as the questions of social and political relevance of "somatics" today.
Dance | Choreography | Performance | Somatics | Artistic Research | Walking Art | Mountain Hiking Guiding
Continuing education lecturer and director of Environmental Somatics and EMERGE/ Somatic in Dance at the Somatische Akademie Berlin. Member of the German Feldenkrais Association & ISMETA-registered RSME/RSMT/RSDE.
Trained as a physical therapist, Feldenkrais teacher, and mountain hiking guide, as well as in contemporary dance, (contact) improvisation, instant composition.
Conscious and embodied learning, the potential between individual freedom and collective inclusion in the environment, as well as joy, ease, and consciousness in the movement are the focus of her teaching. Her research-oriented practice is informed by deep-sensing investigation and reflecting evaluation. Beyond teaching her work includes performance projects, conference papers, and publications focusing on somatics and choreography, as well as on walking. Regular teaching at universities including FU Berlin, UdK Berlin, and HZT Berlin. Artistic research collaboration with AREAL_artistic research lab Berlin.
Lecturer for Thai Yoga Massage, alternative practitioner, teacher for GYROTONIC ®
has been practicing Thai Yoga Massage for many years. During his yearly stays in Asia since 2004 he has learned this form of massage and other energetic bodywork at all major schools in Thailand. Since 2008 he has been working as a lecturer for Thai Yoga Massage. He is an alternative practitioner and combines the balancing effect of his bodywork with the dynamic work as a GYROTONIC ® and movement teacher. He is also at the end of a three-year training to become a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and uses elements and insights of this trauma treatment according to Peter Levine in his work.
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