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Ladies and gentlemen, let’s make some noise because Barbara Mahler i̶s̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶ (will soon be) in the house….

10am ’til 12 noon, Monday to Friday 85 St George’s Road London SE1 6ER http://www.independentdance.co.uk/author/barbara-mahler/

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Openings and Closings

This week’s workshop was great – quite different in many ways from my previous NYC Mahler/Klein experiences – but a lot of fun all-the same. And some profound learning went on. For me, the highlight of the week was the … Continue reading

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Here’s Barbara

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The more you know, the more you realise you know nothing

There’s so much to discover out there and I don’t even know the half of it. Sometimes I feel as if I know everything and nothing in the same moment.But I know that’s not how it works. Is it? Knowledge … Continue reading

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“Well, you see, there are many possibilities!…”

Irmgard Bartenieff got it right there. In her book, Making Connections, Peggy Hackney says I want to give work that has been totally fluid a bit more substance momentarily and that is where her book is so valuable. She does … Continue reading

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Who’s movement is it anyway?

Funny the things people say. I’d been thinking recently about the title of this blog. Is it “mykleintechniqueobsession”? or should it be “mymahlertechniqueobsession”?? And then yesterday, someone said to me well you know that it’s all Bartenieff Fundamentals??? Well yes, … Continue reading

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The power of language

Does how we label something effect the way we perceive or experience it? Or is the reverse true? And how should we language our weaknesses? If weakness is indeed the most appropriate word to use to describe those things … … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue and virtue is a grace…

but there’s not a whole lot of grace, in any shape or form, going on in my body at the moment. But thankfully, an air of patience is quickly descending onto my work again. Yesterday I was in a mess … Continue reading

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Kate and Klein – some thoughts on the body and how it moves.

Here I am, eight months into studying Klein technique with Barbara Mahler and Fara Greenbaum in lower Manhattan. That means eight months of thoughts to catch up with, but I’m not going to do that just now. This blog starts … Continue reading

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