Eva-Maria Kraft

Eva-Maria Kraft is a certified nutritional expert with an emphasis on dance as well as a dance teacher, freelance dancer, and practitioner of cranio-sacral therapy. She runs her own studio, RAUM für TANZ, and has a practice for nutrition and cranio-sacral bodywork in Vienna.

Eva-Maria Kraft, BA

Born in Salzburg, now residing and working in Vienna, Austria

Dance lessons beginning at the age of three, with training in classical ballet, various modern techniques (including the Chladek® Technique), and contemporary dance

One year of musical performance training (Performing Arts Studios Vienna), 2000­–2001

Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance Pedagogy from the Conservatory of the City of Vienna (now MUK - Music and Arts Private University of the City of Vienna), 2001–2005

Teacher of contemporary dance, contemporary ballet, improvisation, and Chladek® Technique for professionals and amateurs, since 2002

Freelance contemporary dancer, since 2005

Qualification as a certified nutritional trainer with a focus on nutrition in dance, 2007–2008

Qualification as a certified cranio-sacral therapist, 2012–2015

Co-author of the books
Ernährung für Tänzer – Grundlagen, Leistungsförderung, Praxistipps
Nutrition for Dancers – Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tipps

For further information about all activities, see:
www.evamaria-kraft.at/uber-mich/

Lectures on Nutrition

Universities and Professional Training Facilities

Anton Bruckner Private University Upper Austria / IDA Institute for Dance Arts
Seminars on “Nutrition for Dancers” for third- and fourth-year students of contemporary dance and performance
since 2016
University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) / Institute Performing Art (Drama)
Seminars „Nutrition for Performing Artists“ for first-year students
since 2016
Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) / Faculty of Performing Arts (Dance)
Seminars „Nutrition for Dancers & Dance Padagogues“ for first- to fourth-year students of contemporary dance pedagogy
since 2011
Seminars „Nutrition for Dancers“ for first- to fourth-year students of contemporary dance and ballet
since 2011
Lecture on “Nutrition for Dancers” for the parents of dancers in preparatory courses
since 2011
Further training in “Nutrition for Dancers” for the teaching team
since 2011
Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) / Faculty of Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)
Seminars „Nutrition for Performing Artists“ for first- to fourth-year students of musical theatre
since 2016
Performing Arts Studios Vienna - Perfoming Acadamy / Musical
Seminar „Active life – balanced nutrition, Nutrition for Performing Artists“ for all students of musical theatre
2010
SEAD - Salzburgs Experimental Acadamy of Dance
Seminars „Nutrition for dancers“ for all students of contemporary dance
from 2010 to 2014
Opera Ballet School Vienna
Seminars „Nutrition for Ballet-Dancers" for fifth- to eigth-year students of classical ballet
2011 , 2017
Sunrise Studios Musical School Vienna
Seminar „Active life – balanced nutrition, Nutrition for Performing Artists“ for all students of musical theatre
since 2010
ZHdK – Zurich University of the Arts
Experts-Interview „On Nutrition for Dancers“ for the E-Learning-Platform/Intranet of Bachelor Contemporary Dance Programme
2017
Further training in “Nutrition for Dancers” for the the boarding school team of the dance departement
2011

Further Training Courses and Lectures for Professional Dance Institutions and Congresses

German Association for Dance Padagogy / Deutscher Berufsverband für Tanzpädagogik e.V.
Seminar „Dance & Nutrition - Do’s & Don’ts“
since 2017
ImPulsTanz
Lectures on „Nutrition in Dance“
from 2010 to 2013
K3 – Zentrum für Choreografie Hamburg
Lecture on „Balanced Nutrition for dance makers“
2018
Conference on Dance Medicine, Ljubljana
Presentation of the results of the survey “Nutritional Behaviour of Dancers”
2011
Association for Dance Medicine Austria / tamed – Tanzmedizin Österreich e.V.
Lecture on „Active life – balanced nutrition“, Vienna
2011
Presentation of the results of the survey “Nutritional Behaviour of Dancers”, Vienna
2013
Lecture „Nutrition and its influence on injuries“, Vienna
2017
Dance medicine consultations on “Nutrition for Professional Dancers”, Vienna
since 2011
Association for Dance Medicine Germany / tamed – Tanzmedizin Deutschland e.V.
Lecture and Poster Presentation on „Nutrition for Dancers“ at the 12th Congress for Dance Medicine, Berlin
2012
Course on “Proper nutrition for dancers – dos and don’ts for dance teachers” at tamed spezial “InterAktion. Tanzmedizin lehren und anwenden”, Cologne
2014
Lecture on „Nutrition for dancers – from theory to practice“ at the 13th Congress for Dance Medicine, Dresden
2016
Course on „Nutrition and its influence on injuries“ at the 14th Congress for Dance Medicine, Frankfurt
2018
Dance medicine consultations on “Nutrition for Professional Dancers”
since 2011
Association for Dance Medicine Germany / tamed – Zam. Certificate in Dance Medicine
Instructor of “Nutrition in Dance” for the part-time specialist training course
since 2013
Dance Congress, Germany
Lecture on “Nutrition in Dance” in Dusseldorf
2013
Dance medicine consultations on “Nutrition for Professional Dancers” in Hanover
2016
TQW – Tanzquartier Wien
Course on “Nutrition for Dancers” for professional dancers
2016