Ariel Weiss has maintained a private practice teaching Alexander Technique in Philadelphia since being certified by the Alexander Foundation in 1988. She is a teaching member of Alexander Technique International and earned her Master of Arts in movement and dance from Wesleyan University.
Ms. Weiss has been a member of the faculty at the University of the Arts since 2008, and she is a guest teacher for teacher-training programs in Philadelphia and Toronto. She has also taught workshops for Lehigh University, the Well-Balanced Pianist, and Settlement Music School. She brings over forty years of movement and dance training to her practice, drawing on experience as a dancer and choreographer and training in modern and ballet techniques, improvisation, Barteneiff Fundamentals, Ideokinesis, t'ai chi, and Pilates. Ms. Weiss is a member of Hidden Arena Dance Company, based in New York.
She joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1998.