Vocal Dance & Voice Movement Integration Somatic Movement Training Program in Amsterdamwith Patricia Bardi Somatic Movement Educator/Therapist Professional Training recognized by ISMETA - International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association Introductions Days: Saturday 29 September or 6 October 2012The course meets for 5 long weekends from Friday to Tuesday over a nine month period from November 2012 - June 2013 for a total of 25 days.Location – VMI Center,…See More
Patricia Bardi is a dance-voice artist, improvisational performer, choreographer & bodywork specialist.
Born in New York and based in Amsterdam, she teaches and performs throughout Europe and USA and maintains a private practice working with children and adults. She is a founding member of the School for Body-Mind Centering (USA) and Chisenhale Dance Space in London and a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist.
Her somatic training program in Vocal Dance & Voice Movement Integration is centered in Amsterdam. The certification program is recognized by ISMETA – International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association.
She has developed and teaches Organ Rebalancing – a professional bodywork training program at Rudolf Merkel, MD’s, School for Cranial Sacral Osteopathy in Zurich. She has a degree in psychology from the City University of New York and five years experience working in psychiatric facilities and therapeutic centers.
She has conducted research in India on North Indian vocal music and has toured extensively presenting her work at international festivals, universities and theater schools throughout Europe, North America and India. She has received a London Arts Choreographer Award.
Bardi has collaborated with many dancers, actors, musicians and poets on vocal dance pieces. Most recently, she collaborated with Felicity Provan on a dance/music performance at the Bimhuis Music & Dance Series. Amsterdam. She has performed Tangle – a tapestry of story, rhythms, dialogue and gesture with London pianist Alex Maguire and Coalescence with Makoto Matsushima, principal player with an internationally acclaimed Tokyo dance theater company.
In 1987, she founded the annual The Rocca Project in Tuscany, Italy. She has been on the faculty of New York University’s Department of Experimental Theater and the School for New Dance Development and presented her work on Vocal Dance at the ‘Giving Voice International Festival’ at the Centre for Performance Research in Wales.
Her experience includes dance studies in New York with Trisha Brown, Steve Paxton, Nancy Meehan and Daniel Nagrin and theater in Europe with Eugenio Barba (Odin Theater) and Zigmond Molik (Polish Laboratory Theater). She has trained in Craniosacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation (Upledger Institute, USA) and has practiced physical repatterning for over twenty years.