Movement Training

Kathryn's current research focuses on music pedagogy relating to learning styles, sensory awareness, and movement training. Her article on teaching movement to musicians is available below.


"Recovering Disembodied Spirits: Teaching Movement to Musicians" by Kathryn Woodard


This article published in the British Journal of Music Education discusses the neuromuscular processes in learning music and the importance of training movement in music lessons. Kathryn draws on her own experiences learning the Alexander Technique and Body Mapping and uses case studies from her own teaching to illustrate concepts. Access the article here


Kathryn was licensed in 2002 as a teacher of Body Mapping by Andover Educators (now the Association for Body Mapping Education).

Kathryn's research on aspects of Turkish music can be found at



Kathryn's schedule is booked for August! Check back for more available dates. 




~Kathryn will be featured performing her own music to accompany dance by Beth Soll & Company at the Greenwich House Senior Center on June 30 and at the Martha Graham Dance Company, September 24

~New videos of piano works by Kathryn are on the compositions page