About

Michael is a performer and a Yoga teacher living in Berlin. He has studied Improvisation with teachers such as Nancy Stark Smith, Lilo Stahl, Rosalind Crisp, and others. Michael has created and performed his own original solo work and is a founding member of the artistic residence space and venue Lake Studios. He is a member of the Improvisation collective Human Factory directed by Harald Kimmig and the Berlin based ensemble Nico and the Navigators, directed by Nicola Hümpel.

Since 2016 a certified 200h Vinyasa Yoga teacher, and since 2019 a certified 500h Yoga teacher (teacher training completed at Yoga Sky), Michael continues to teach regular Yoga classes at Yellow Yoga, and special workshops currently at Yoga at Lobe Block.

Other emerging and growing interests are Contact Improvisation and Yoga, Natural Bodybuilding and Handstand.

Some favorite quotes

How we observe, how we see things, is also how we do things.

Rosalind Crisp

Underneath hard is soft, and underneath soft is soft.

Julyen Hamilton

Tension masks sensation.

Steve Paxton