Tijen Lawton is a dance artist and somatic & movement educator. She studied at AES London, The Place London and Juilliard School New York. Her work shifts between performing, teaching, rehearsal directing, mentoring and researching in academic and artistic contexts. Her teaching methodology is based on combining somatic & technical work, improvisation and on supporting constant creativity through moving. She is committed to mentor both young dance artists with different career interests and backgrounds as well as established artists, offering choreographic support, advise and movement direction. Dialogue, movement, inclusivity, freedom of expression and imagination are the thriving forces of Tijen’s work as an artist and facilitator.