Independent dance artist, practices, teaches, and advocates for explorative methods of dance making. Performs solo and collaborative work internationally, her collaborations bridge diverse disciplines such as writing, video, music and visual art. Danced with leading groups in the field of experimental dance, including the Trisha Brown Dance Company (1979-85). Teaching experience spans the range of major colleges, studios and organizations, private practice and individual mentoring throughout the USA, Europe and Australia. Was on the faculty of the European Dance Development Center (EDDC), Arnhem (1990-2002). Has an MFA degree (Dance Research Fellow) from Bennington College, VT, USA. Both her performing and teaching are informed by dance improvisation (Release Technique and Contact Improvisation) and mindful body practices including Ideokinesis, Taiji/Qigong and the Alexander Technique (ACAT certified teacher), forms which engender trust in the body’s innate capacity for ease, efficiency and integrated openness, that stimulate its infinite potential for movement. and that activate the imagination. The New York Judson dance revolution of the 1960’s and 70’s has been profoundly influential, giving her current dance practice a passion for creative process and experimentation.