• 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."

  • Rosanna Tavarez

    Los Angeles (CA), USA

    "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."

  • Verena Pircher

    Salzburg, Austria

    "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."

  • 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."

  • Charles Slender-White

    San Francisco (CA), USA

    "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."

  • Angie Lau


    Basel, Switzerland

    "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."

  • Jenia Kasatkina


    Härnösand, Sweden

    "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), USA

    "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."

  • Kelly Hirina

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    “Countertechnique is not only an extremely technical dance practice but makes learning and dancing magnificently fun. It encourages you to get on the floor, listen, try, test, fail, soar, play and enjoy.”

  • Tim Volleman

    Cardiff (Wales), UK

    "Countertechnique allows dancers to move all the crazy ways they are asked to and wish to. At the same time respecting their body as an irreplaceable, precious instrument."

  • Kelsey Paschich

    Kalamazoo (MI), USA

    "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."

  • 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."

  • Jennifer McQuiston Lott

    Los Angeles (CA), 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.”

  • 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.”

  • 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."

  • 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."

  • Niharika Senapati


    Townsville, 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.”

  • Anouk van Dijk


    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    "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."

  • Eilit Marom

    The Hague, the Netherlands

    "Countertechnique empowered my dancing and gave my body more volume in the space. I could let go of my own judgment and rediscover my flexibility, strength and joy of movement."

  • 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."

  • Marina Bilterijst

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    "I love to create an atmosphere in class where I’m sharing knowledge and tools for dancers to explore the technique in their own way and in their own timing."

  • 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.” 

  • Nina Wollny


    Trondheim, Norway

    "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."

  • Lauren Langlois

    Brussels, Belgium

    “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.”

  • 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."

  • Lillian Barbeito

    Los Angeles (CA), USA

    “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!”

  • 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."

  • James Vu Anh Pham

    Perth, Australia

    "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. "

  • 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."

  • Richard Cilli

    Sydney, 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."

  • Ema Yuasa

    The Hague, The Netherlands

    "I have always felt there was a strong need for a method that was developed for dancers on today's contemporary dance scene, which develops so fast and has such an enormous variety of movement. Countertechnique is exactly that."

  • 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."

  • Kira Blazek Ziaii

    Winston-Salem (NC), USA

    "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."