Constance Clare-Newman

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Constance Clare-Newman has studied the Alexander Technique since 1990. She graduated from ATI-SF (Frank Ottiwell, Director) in 2001 and has been teaching full time since then. Constance has taught for several San Francisco Bay Area performing arts organizations, including classes at ACT, Asian American Theater Company and the Academy of Art University, where she was faculty in the actor training program for 10 years.

Constance has over thirty years of extensive experience in various movement disciplines. As a dancer, Constance performed professionally in the Bay Area with Anne Bluethenthal & Dancers, Purple Moon Dance Project, Westwind Folk Ensemble and Ruth Botchan Dance Company. She has studied dance techniques ranging from Hawkins to Cunningham to Corvino. As a dressage trainer, Constance rode dressage professionally throughout California and spent four years studying in Europe. She trained horses and riders through the international levels of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI).

Constance’s teaching is informed by all these disciplines, as well as her continuing education and exploration in somatic methods such as Continuum, Laban, experiential anatomy, trauma work and consciousness studies.

Constance has helped hundreds of people out of pain and into an easier, more effective and more pleasurable relationship with their bodies.

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  • First Language: English