2017 Intensive Teachers

Dani Hayes (Holland/Spain)

Founder of Touch&Play, Dani is also a medical doctor, public health scientist, eco-anarchist & practical idealist. He’s been playing, dancing, meditating and conversing CI for over a decade.

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Zahava Griss (CA, USA)

Zahava is a kinky, gender transcendent, dancer, bodyworker, and embodied leadership trainer. They have been dancing for 30 years and entered a kinky lifestyle 7 years ago.

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Ulli Wittemann (Germany)

A passion for movement and growth has drawn Ulli to new directions since he was a child. From practicing Ballroom Dance and Hip Hop as a teenager and many years of studying different Martial Arts forms (Judo, Aikido, Kickboxing and Boxing) he finally fell in love with Contact Improvisation in 2001

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Daniel Mang (Sweden)

I have been interested in how social domination takes root in the body, and bodies as sites of resistance, in some way, since my late teens. Contact improvisation has been my primary movement practice since 1986. I see my interest in radical social theory and my love of contact improvisation as two aspects of the same desire. I am based in Sweden.

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Kellie Ryan (ME, USA)

Kellie Ryan is a full time Massage Therapist in Portland ME. She has been facilitating groups in intimacy building, erotic playfulness, dance and movement as a way to build community for the last decade.

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