Let’s go back to the start : In the 70s. Paris. Father, Russian-Polish Jew. Mother, half-caste from the islands (a mixture of white, black, Indian from the Caribbean and Chinese). At that period, their encounter takes place inside the Communist Party. Political refugees from fascist governments are fully welcome such as Spanish nationals exiled from Franco’s reign, let alone feminists, psychoanalysts, structuralists, philosophers, jurists, intellectual activists, Rastafarists, opera addicts etc. And just add to all this exciting society, brothers and sisters who came from blended and unblended families. For me it was like some kind of wild fiesta. Dancing, music, poetry, people, all the energetic drive was already there!
Order is going to be restored when passing on to the lycée Henri IV, the National Conservatoire of Boulogne (piano, composing and orchestra direction). At the same time, I meet two music teachers who will mark my years. José Ditoux (Martinique) and Katia Koleva (Bulgaria). I pass my grades in Japanese martial arts and become momentarily a Zen Buddhist.
My training ends by a contract with the Majors. But travelling, the drums, dancing , attract me much more : end of contracts. I am on the move, on the road for fifteen years : Cuba, Brazil, New-York, San Francisco, Benin, India, Israel, Europe, etc. Creation of multi-disciplinary companies : “Les Transe-Mutants”. Shows, performances, tours, training courses. Little by little, emerges the yearning to find a special sensitivity, discover esthetic codes all of which could stir and awaken the deep Movements of the Body.
With the Chinese grand-father, the family have always turned to Chinese medicine and acupuncture in particular. The practice of martial arts, associated to dancing, have given me a precise perception of the Body. I complete my experience by a full training in Chinese medicine and Ayurveda. The fields of art and “energetic” merge naturally. New training-courses, new music, new encounters. Khorolistics which is the fruit of such research gradually comes to life.
Now that the practice of Khorolistics is positioned and defined, I am concentrating on improving it in order to pass it on. Two new groups have developed; new professional journeys are in prospect with, above all, a common passion for art and “energetics”. The adventure goes on….