Marie is one of the co-founders of the Improvisation Exchange and has been teaching sessions in 2012, 2015 and 2016. She is a Leeds-based dance artists originally from Denmark. She works freelance as a dance improviser, yoga teacher and Life Coach and as a facilitator of Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process. A graduate from NSCD from 2005 and an MA Creative Practice from Trinity Laban in London 2016, her interest in dance is rooted in improvisation and somatic practices. She uses methodologies and principles from across her practices in improvisation, yoga and coaching to inspire and inform her teaching. Her current research lies in embodied knowledge and how we can understand and value what it means ‘to know’ in the body.