Body language expert Lavinia Plonka has helped people improve their movement, behavior, relationships, and careers for over 35 years. Her unique expertise connects the dots between posture/movement, emotions, and the mind.
Lavinia’s training and professional career have included theater, dance, yoga, and the martial arts. She has taught the Feldenkrais Method for 30 years and is also a certified Assistant Trainer. A former vice president of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America, she was communications director for many years.
The director of the Asheville Movement Center in Asheville, North Carolina, she is a level CL4 teacher of the Alba Method and a Lead Instructor of the Emotional Body. She was an artist in residence for the Guggenheim Museum, and a movement consultant for theater and television companies around the world, from the Irish National Folk Theater to Nickelodeon.
From Esalen to the Council on Aging, from Beijing to Mexico, Lavinia’s popular workshops explore the intersection between movement, emotions, and the mind. She is the director of the Asheville Movement Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
Lavinia’s popular international workshops and trainings explore the intersection between movement, emotions, spirit, and the mind. Lavinia’s writings include several books which have been translated into eight languages, as well as hundreds of online on-demand classes.