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Apostolia Papadamaki is an internationally acclaimed choreographer, a traveler, performer and teacher of yoga, impulse dance and floating body.An ongoing life learner, Apostolia studied releasecontemporary dance and contact improvisation at Movement Research- New York, Ashtanga Yoga atJ ivamukti Center –New York and Alexander Technique.She is practicing Hatha Yoga daily the last 10.years.
Being a lover of arts and movement she also studied Physical Theater, Ai ki Do,Scuba Diving, (Rescue Diver Padi) Craniosacral Therapy,ReIki and many more, collaborating with inspiring artists, musicians, and teachers in many lands.
After 20 years of ongoing studies and research on movement Apostolia, founded Biomatic Anatomy, an holistic approach to movement that expands to her Yoga Teachings, Impulse Dance, Floating Body. She believes that everybody is aperfect human being, in any age and can find fulfilment through movement. In her methods there are no boundaries of age, body structure, nationality,identity.
She organises The Happiness Retreat in unique locations in Greece.
She was the artistic director of Sine qua non dance co until 2001 and then founded Quasi Stellar dance co at 2002. Since 2001 she collaborates with Belgian Director and Visual artist Jan Fabre as a performer and researcher.Her choreographic work and teachingmethods have been presented in more than 40 festivals around the world.
In 2004,Apostolia choreographed the 12th Paraolympic Games Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium of Athens, with 250 professional dancers and 350 amateurs. In 2015 she choreographed Drops of Breath, the 1st Underwater Dance performance in the world.
Currently she is choreographing for Theatre, Opera and Films and designing/implementing tailor-made corporate and wellness events for foundations and organisations worldwide.