Petra Oswaldová

born on October 3, 1978 in Klatovy

Czech national education:

-         Pedagogical Faculty of the South Bohemia University in České Budějovice (the winter semester 1997)

-         Music Faculty at the Academy of Performing Arts, the Department Nonverbal Theatre and Comedy (the national bachelor exam 2001)

-         Theatre Faculty at the Academy of Performing Arts, the Department of Authorial Creation and Pedagogy (KATAP DAMU) (the national Master’s exam 2006)

-         in June 2014 finished doctoral studies at the same department with a dissertation topic “The Feldenkrais Method, breath and voice” (the award of year 2014 of Theatre Faculty for extraordinary work)

International Education:

-         Feldenkrais® Method training Program at the Feldenkrais® Studiengesellschaft Wien      in Vienna, Austria (2001- 2006); the official title: Feldenkrais® Practitioner; accredited by the EuroTAB (Feldenkrais® European Training and Accreditation Board) and IFF (International Feldenkrais® Federation)

-         completed continuing training of practicing professionals at the Feldenkrais® Master Class (2010- 2012)

Work in the field of the Feldenkrais® Method and learning by movement:

-         independent self-employed practitioner: organizing regular trainings, workshops, training courses and lecturers for the general public and professionals; ongoing external cooperation with the Paraplegic Association, the PARAPLE Centre, and with the Jedlička Institute

-         External lecturer: at the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU), in the Motol University Hospital (2. LF UK) and at the University of Ostrava (LF OSU)- the departments of physiotherapy and medicine, and at the University for Physical Education FTVS UK)

work in the field of the theatre:

-         actress atTheatre Archa in Prague (2000- 2007)

-         member of the implementing team in the project Alfred Junior- authorship for children-  in the Theatre Alfred ve Dvoře