Here is an overview of teachers represented by Motion Impulse. Every one of them is an independent teacher, performer and/or practitioner, and we are proud to be able to support them in bringing their creative ideas and teachings out into the world.

Click into any teachers page to learn more about them and see an overview of their upcoming events!

If you have a venue and are interested in hosting any one of the presenters below, don't hesitate to get in touch here.


Mikael KristIansen

Mikael Kristiansen is a contemporary circus artist specializing in handbalancing. He has a background as a bboy and has a bachelor in circus arts from DOCH, Stockholm.

Since finishing school he has worked for companies such as Cirkus Cirkör and 7 Doigts de la main. 


Read more about Mikael.


Aaron Cantor

Aaron Cantor is an embodiment teacher, a movement catalyst and physical intelligence instigator.

Over many years, he created Primal Practice, an innovative way to support wellness through playfully developing mindfulness and movement skills.

He lives in Western Massachusetts, USA with his boys Bodhi and Jasper and teaches workshops around the world.

Read more about Aaron and Primal Practice.


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Craig Mallett is a principal member of Physical Alchemy. He works closely alongside Dave Wardman, tinkering, experimenting and being experimented on. It was one such experiment that broke the chrysalis and propelled him into becoming a dedicated student of the Da Xuan Daoist tradition after initially having studied the traditional Chinese martial arts of Xin Yi Liu He Quan and Cha Quan under Dapeng Wang for a decade.  He also gathered experience with various movement and physical cultivation arts during a period of wandering. 

Read more about Craig.


natalie reckert

Natalie Reckert graduated from the „National Centre for Circus Arts“ in London in 2007 where her handstand teacher Janchivdorj Sainbayar perfectioned her hand balancing skills. 

Since then she works as a professional circus performer as part of shows, in collaboration with theatre- and dance companies and with her own work.

Read more about Natalie.


dave wardman

Physical Alchemy is the name of the physical cultivation and alchemical methods Dave Wardman teaches based upon his studies, training and experience in the last 14, or so, years. It is an Art of Re-patterning – just as there are martial arts or performing arts. 

Read more about Dave.


emmet louis

Emmet is a graduate of the National Centre for Circus Arts, London. He focuses on teaching physical development but with an acrobatics focus. His current main teaching is a system of mobility development called “Modern Methods of Mobility”.

Learn more about Emmet.


Maxime vanacker

Maxime is a personal nutrition and lifestyle coach.

Read more about Maxime.

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Shira Yaziv

Shira enjoys encouraging people to move in new ways while learning skills and being creative. Her background is in Capoeira, Circus Arts and Dance. Shira is the co-founder and owner of Athletic Playground, a dynamic indoor play-space, inspiring physical play through a wide variety of movement classes. 

Read more about Shira and find out about her upcoming events here.