• Eva Schaller

    Vienna, Austria

    "In Countertechnique, the researcher, the virtuose dancer, the delicate, the intuitive and the analytical thinker – they are not separated but rather work together, to inform and enrich the dancer and the dancing."

  • Kelsey Paschich

    Albuquerque, United States

    "Countertechnique inspires my thinking and my dancing. It liberates me with the freedom of choice while exploring and discovering new possibilities for myself without fear or judgment."

  • Birgit Gunzl

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "I’m so passionate about Counter- technique, because it provides me with tools to deal with the moment, as well as with technical difficulties, mental pitfalls, and injuries. It keeps training inspiring, even when doing that plié for the 10,000th time."

  • Philipp Fricke

    Münster, Germany

    "Teaching Countertechnique has given me the chance to pass on my experiences as a dancer. I enjoy seeing dancers expand their boundaries and explore new concepts."

  • Kara Burdack

    Melbourne, Australia

    "Through Countertechnique, I have been able to find efficiency, joy and clarity in my dance practice. As a teacher I hope to encourage others to open themselves to the infinite while being free of judgment and fear."

  • Linton Aberle

    Perth, Australia

    "Within Countertechnique, I am able to move with my mind and think with my body. I am continuously curious in the investigation of my possibilities, choices and abilities that continue to grow in virtuosity, sensitivity and potential."

  • James Vu Anh Pham

    Brussels, Belgium

    "I'm am drawn to the versatility of the philosophy and methodologies that Countertechnique brings. You can apply it as much and/or as little as you want to whatever movement you are executing, be it technical or non-technical. "

  • Chimene Steele-Prior

    Melbourne, Australia

    "Countertechnique gives the dancer agency to work with themselves and what they are dealing with each day. I love to create space for each individual to experience their own enjoyment and freedom."

  • Yi-chun Liu

    Brussels, Belgium

    "To me dancing is the confrontation with the here and now. Being able to be free of judgments and open to movement is a fantastic thing Countertechnique offers me."

  • Lillian Barbeito

    Los Angeles, United States

    “Countertechnique has taught me how to dance my brains out and be safe, at the same time. It has literally changed my life and I love sharing all that I’ve learned. Once you go Counter, you never go back!”

  • Angie Lau

    Hamburg, Germany

    "I want to stimulate students to explore an organized, supported and well-coordinated physical structure, and to encourage awareness for a better body use in everyday life. With this in mind, I find Countertechnique an ideal dance training."

  • Eilit Marom

    Haifa, Israel

    "The field is constantly changing, dancers need to be flexible in their mind and way of working, and be pro-active about their develop- ment and goals. Countertechnique gave me the tools to deal with the reality of this profession with ease and joy."

  • Nina Funk

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "I love to share my experience with others through teaching and in my classes will invite everyone in an open and energetic way to find ease, freedom, efficiency and control in movement.”

  • Nina Wollny

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "It is exciting to discover how much one can benefit from investigating and exploring the truly amazing human body, and how this can open up an endless amount of new possibilities to move."

  • Eliza Sanders

    Wellington, New Zealand

    "Countertechnique keeps me curious, inspired and excited in my dancing. I am able to experience freedom with clarity, choice with perspective and openness with focus."

  • Jorijn Vriesendorp

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "Countertechnique has helped me enormously as a dancer and performer. It has given me trust in myself, and has expanded my way of thinking and moving."

  • Lauren Langlois

    Melbourne, Australia

    “I want to help dancers find ways to ease unnecessary pressure. I have found greater ease, flexibility, and strength, as well as a finer balance of instinct and technical decision-making.”

  • Peter Cseri

    Bratislava, Slovakia

    "I enjoy being a dancer not only because I love to think of the craft as a way of using my body and mind as a unified instrument, but also because of the many fascinating people with whom I can share my passion."

  • Jenia Kasatkina

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "I like to create a comfortable and easy-going atmosphere where people feel free and safe to try new things and make mistakes in order to move forward and grow as a professional dancer."

  • Jussi Nousiainen

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "Countertechnique is a liberating method to explore and extend the possibilities of my own bodily existence, without needing to submit to imagery or esthetic ideals of any particular dance style."

  • Joy Davis

    Boston (MA), United States

    "My body and mind have transformed over the past seven years of study in the technique. It is a gift to the evolution of dance and I am privileged to share it and be a part of it growing around the world."

  • Richard Cilli

    Melbourne, Australia

    "I dance to connect my body and mind, and myself to others and the space around me. Countertechnique gives me a language to help myself and others on the path we’re exploring together, to stay in the moment and to overcome obstacles."

  • Anouk van Dijk

    Melbourne, Australia

    "I love to see dancers develop their potential to the full. In Countertechnique we’re gentle, yet demanding. We know how strenuous the daily dance practice is, so the tools we offer make it more effective, ánd more enjoyable."

  • Charles Slender-White

    San Francisco, United States

    "In class, we can have fun, work, and explore without worrying about being perfect or right. I think of dancing as an opportunity, not an obligation, and I have found that perspective to be quite liberating."

  • Swantje Schäuble

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "I enjoy how Countertechnique connects analytical thinking with listening to your body and supports you in your process of becoming a versatile and skilled dancer/performer."

  • Niharika Senapati

    Melbourne, Australia

    “Countertechnique is a joyful exploration, where failure, fear and pain are removed from the situation, and replaced with choice. There is less pressure on the whole self, and more freedom to direct energy into exploring and playing.”

  • Jennifer McQuiston Lott

    Los Angeles, USA

    “Countertechnique is an unquestionable leap forward for contemporary dance training, blowing the future of possibility wide open. It is transformative, producing fearless, bad-ass dancers who think for themselves.”

  • M. Eugenia Demeglio

    Athens, Greece

    “ Countertechnique’s intrinsic balance between the preparation of body and mind makes it an invaluable daily training for a performer, a companion for a healthy and joyful career.” 

  • Rosanna Tavarez

    Los Angeles, United States

    "With Countertechnique, the learning never stops! You are continually finding new dimensions in your dancing that excite you and motivate you to play your edge and move towards greater freedom, space and creativity."

  • Kira Blazek Ziaii

    Winston-Salem, United States

    "I dance to express what words cannot, and also to elevate myself to something supernatural. I teach dance in order to help others on this journey, however it is defined for them."

  • Verena Pircher

    Härnösand, Sweden

    "Countertechnique is about becoming aware of one’s needs and being able to make choices based on that. It empowers dancers to take ownership of their own development instead of being a victim of the challenges they are facing."

  • Elita Cannata

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "Countertechnique is a precious tool that helps me to look for solutions rather than to be focused on problems, and it also reminds me that I am never alone while moving, allowing me to be alert and free."