Guest teachers

Every year I invite guestteachers in Amsterdam. Why? To inspire us. And that we can dance with other teachers from other countries, other cultures, other perspectives. I try to get these teachers on a regular base so we can built up a relationship with them and their teachings.

Tammy Burstein - New York, USA
Tammy Burstein has been teaching Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms® Waves practice since 2001, practicing the 5Rhythms® since 1997, and living them since before she knew they existed. In January 2010 she was certified by the Moving Center to teach Heartbeat, the second of Gabrielle Roth’s maps. She teaches up and down the eastern seaboard as well as internationally and she is Staff Teacher of the 5Rhythms Teacher Training Program. She is a teaching staff member of the Moving Center School New York, teaches a regular Friday night class in New York City and pilot programs at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.She has made her living as a dancer, a lighting designer, a travel agent, a librarian, and a personal organizer.
She makes her life dancing the 5Rhythms®.

Erik Iversen -  Montreal, Canada
I’ve been a 5Rhythms teacher, a reflexologist and a practitioner of Hellerwork Structural Integration for close to 30 years. I’ve observed thousands of bodies, both in dancing and through the movement patterns I see in my bodywork practice. From this platform of knowledge, I introduce the building blocks of movement through developmental explorations, core anatomy and structural integration. Once we have a whole sense of our bodies,I facilitate the pathway to enjoyable and expressive embodiment through sensorial discovery, creativity and play.I am fortunate to have co-founded the very first 5Rhythms Teacher’s Training in 1988, and just taught at the most recent Teacher Trainings last years  Through this span of years, I’ve continued to be committed to playfully awakening the body-mind connection. My teaching is essentially an invitation and an expression of self–love through dancing, feeling and being.

Visudha de los Santos -  New Mexico, USA
Visudha is based in Taos, New Mexico, USA -  the Land of Enchantment. She is a mother, a grandmother. and a highly intuitive, down to earth accredited 5Rhythms leader.  With her expertise in vibrational sound, expressive arts, psychosomatic and psycho-spiritual phenomena, personal empowerment, life transitions and Rites of Passage,  Visudha has led hundreds of people through personal transitions, transformations and healing. She is the founder of the Serpent Temple, Move And Be Moved, and with Gong Journey she recently released the CD Sedna’s Prayer, Receiving Grace Through Sacred Vibration  “I have trained extensively with shamans, and shamanic practice, My aim is to help all beings understand their connectionand their connectedness with the divine. I believe in the understanding of life as a sacred motion, a sacred container. My mission is to inspire, deepen and animate the essential self. I support access to, and the embodiment of authenticity to guide you towards living a fuller, more conscious and liberated life.”

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photo's dancers: Diana Stier and Marc Lendfers