Julia Limaverde is graduated in Performing Arts from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro / Brazil. She has developed several works as a filmmaker, performer and cultural organizer. Since 2001 she has been researching Contact Improvisation and other movements with an emphasis on improvisation techniques such as Authentic Movement, View Points and Butoh. At 2009 she begun to offer CI classes and labs in Brazil, Italy, India, Argentina, Germany, Poland, Albania and Spain. Participated and collaborated with several CI festivals, such as Freiburg Contact Festival, Contact meets Contemporary, Italy Contact Fest, Festival Diamantino, Transformando pela Prática, Festín, Encuentro en la Naturaleza de Córdoba, Festival Internacional de São Paulo, Contact in Rio… She is currently experimenting and developing your own method, the ContactThai (dance-massage), as well as her usual research in meditation, kundalini tantra and conscious eating. Organizer of ENCIMA da Chapada – Contact Improvisation Gathering (since 2012), and the Infinite Space, where there are several classes and retreats with the theme of body and self-knowledge, in Chapada Diamantina (Bahia / Brazil).