Part-time Instructor, Contemporary Dance
Warwick Long began his dance training in New Zealand before moving to Australia to study at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University. Following his graduation in 1986, he worked with a wide variety of dance companies and independent dance projects both in Australia and New Zealand.
He also pursued an interest in pedagogy, teaching in the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts program at UNITEC in Auckland and completing professional training in the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education. From 1999 to 2002, he was a senior teaching fellow at the University of Otago School of Physical Education (New Zealand), where he also earned his master's degree.
Since moving to Canada in 2002, Long has taught somatic education and dance workshops in Canada, the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Europe and New Zealand. He teaches somatic education and anatomy for the moving body at Concordia and at the Université de Québec à Montréal.
Maintaining his performance profile, he has collaborated on dance projects with Fortier Danse-Création for the Canada Dance Festival. He also has a private practice as a therapist in a sports physiotherapy and osteopathy clinic in Montreal. He is a certified Feldenkrais teacher and Iyengar yoga teacher as well.