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Andrea Olsen, dance artist, author, and educator, is a Professor Emerita of Dance at Middlebury College, and a certified instructor of Holden QiGong and Embodyoga. She is author of a triad of books on the body: Bodystories: A Guide to Experiential AnatomyBody and Earth: An Experiential Guide, and The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making with colleague Caryn McHose, along with numerous articles and chapters in anthologies Recent projects include continuing the Body and Earth: Seven Web-Based Somatic Excursions film project with Scotty Hardwig and Caryn McHose ( and performing “Awakening Grace: Six Somatic Tools”. 

Andrea Olsen