Tim Rubel believes Yoga is a pathway to deep self-inquiry and further cultivation of social responsibility. He is a Yogi and Dance Artist, and received his M.F.A. in Dance/Experimental Choreography from the University of California, Riverside. He is currently completing a 500 hour Yoga teacher training program at The Yoga Room in Berkeley, CA. His practice is informed by the lineage of B.K.S. Iyengar, and from the wisdom of the many inspiring teachers he has studied with.
Tim has been on the dance faculties of several institutions including San Francisco State University, Mt. San Jacinto College, Dancing People Company in Ashland, OR and the Beijing Dance Festival in China. He is currently a teaching artist and faculty member at Alonzo King LINES Ballet and continues to be a guest teaching artist at many other institutions and studios. His professional dance performance credits have included work with Fusionworks Dance Company in Providence, Rhode Island, Windhover Dance Company in Rockport, Massachusetts, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, and in San Francisco with the David Herrera Performance Company, Lenora Lee Dance and Epiphany Dance Theatre to name a few.
He is the Artistic Director of Tim Rubel Human Shakes, a contemporary dance company based in San Francisco that serves as the container for his choreographic work. Tim’s choreography has received support from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, The Goethe Institute, The Checkpoint Charlie Foundation, and has been presented on both U.S. coasts and abroad. In 2013 he became the first ever Artist-in-Residence at the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts, where Tim Rubel Human Shakes developed their evening-length work, Here and Then. In 2018 he and his company presented his latest work entitled Alien, which was a collaboration with German choreographer, Elisabeth Kindler-Abali, and had performances in San Francisco and Berlin.
For more info about Tim visit www.humanshakes.com