Anja Kursawe was born in 1970 in Berlin and trained over eight years in acrobatics as a child. Moving to London she took up professional dance studies, and has since been working internationally as a dancer and teacher for many companies and theaters.
Over the years she added other movement techniques and certifications to her repertoire in order to keep the body and mind healthy and protected. Her expertise includes Pilates, Yoga, Feldenkrais, and other holistic body techniques.
Anja has been teaching dance, Pilates , Yoga, Yogi-lates, Tango & bodywork since 1999. With the foundation of pilateslab-berlin in 2000 she also created ´intelligent bodywork´ – her very own teacher training programme and method based on the prinicples of Pilates, Yoga, Physiotherapy and ZEN Shiatsu.
Her work is based on intuition, knowledge and the clients in front of her. Precise hands on techniques and the influence of her Shiatsu training, make her classes a unique experience. Anja has a trained eye for alignment and clarity in movement. Her work is her passion, the connection with people through bodywork a gift and the method of teaching her philosophy of life.