Rachel Blackman

Rachel Blackman

Embodiment and Performance Expert

Rachel is an actor, artist, theatre maker and body worker who has been exploring somatic practice as a tool in her performance and healing work for most of her professional life. She facilitates workshops for adults interested in unlocking their dormant creative potential, developing physical presence and growing a more robust relationship with fear. She is particularly interested in the potential of play, instinct, imagination and creative agency to transform our experience of life.

  • 25+ years experience as a professional actor
  • 3 year full time actor training
  • Founder and Artistic Director of multi award winning Stillpoint Theatre
  • Runs a busy private practice as a deep tissue body worker, Reiki Master and healer.
  • 15+ years facilitating workshops on improvisation, developing presence, embodiment, sense perception and freeing creative expression.
  • Improvisation practitioner, facilitator and original company founder of The Maydays.
  • Trained with Second City Chicago, Susan Messing etc.
  • 14 years of classical ballet training.
  • 3+ years performing arts movement training in many modalities including Feldenkrias, Aikido, Alexander Technique, Contact Improvisation, Suzuki and Butoh.
  • Currently training to be a Feldenkrais teacher
  • 10+ years of 5 Rhythms practice,
  • 20+ years’ yoga and meditation practice.
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