AUTHORS: Katya Bloom
Katya Bloom, PhD and Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, is author of The Embodied Self: Movement and Psychoanalysis (2006: Karnac) and co-author of MOVES: A Sourcebook of Ideas for Body Awareness and Creative Movement (1998: Routledge).
Since 2010, she lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Her teaching and clinical work in various settings is called ‘Depth Movement’. Among the sources that influence her work are her study with Prapto, her training as a Laban Movement Analyst, her meditation practice, and her training in Infant and Young Child Observation at the Tavistock Clinic. She is a founding member of THRIVE Infant Family Program in Los Angeles, and an adjunct faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is also on the faculty of the Center for Movement Education and Research (CMER).
She lived in London for 27 years, where she worked as a movement psychotherapist with adults and children, and also taught Laban-based movement for actors for 20 years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.