Christa Cocciole


Transformation Doula/Steward
B.A. Psychology and Dance
Systems Therapist (DGSF)
Integrative Body Oriented Therapist
Pronouns: she/her

is a Berlin-based Body Oriented Systems Therapist and Consultant for Embodied Leadership. She weaves her background as a dancer, choreographer, and social activist combined with her spiritual practice, into an approach she has coined “Radical Presence: moving with playful compassion”. With her work she supports Organisations and Communities in order to strengthen resilience and systemic social impact.

Her 30+ years of international experience, has brought her to places like Bosnia during and after the war, Team and Community building around Embodied Social Justice issues in the USA and throughout Europe. She is currently working as a trauma informed therapist and trainer in her private practice (live and online) with individuals, teams, groups and organisations.

Her passion is to support Leaders (“anyone who cares and is willing to do something about it”- M. Wheatley) to continuously develop Embodied Skills in order to collectively thrive while nourishing equity for all beings.

Want to know even more about Christa’s life?
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“Gut Stolzenhagen”

an intentional Community with 41 members

“Schmiede Stolzenhagen”

 educational and community space 

“K77 Studio”

a collaborative dance, movement and art venue.

“The embodiment circle”

A space for professional exchange around Embodiment

“The intercultural youth center” in Bosnien und Herzegowina

before and after the war

“Balkan black box”

from 1998-2007


and collaborations

Keynote Speaker at many Conferences and Events

Co-Author of “The (new) Ethics of Facilitation” published by Horizontal School, Insha Osvita  and EcoVisio

Supervision for people and Organisations that support others

Recent Facilitation:

European Civic Forum, Brussels

Deutsch-Polnisch Jugendwerk (Trauma sensitive training)

InHope (Supporting people that fight against Child Sex Abuse Material in the internet) 

Oe-Tag  (2015-2022) – Inner transformation in change processes
Further information

Series of “Art for Healing” Events with the Red Dot Foundation and
the German Embassy in India

Teaching at Helsinki University, Department of Somatic Education.

Co-Operation with Socius & Purpose and Motion

Interview with Christa Cocciole
Embodiment for Social Transformation
Rythm Village

2018 EU funded four Country Erasmus Project

Stolzenhagen moves


Resonant Souls

A workshop about movement and relationship
with Morag donelly & CHrista Cocciole

pr appearances

The Embodiment Podcast

Go to the episode here “Trauma and Community”

Tanznetz dresden

To the interview with Christa Cocciole & Pablo Escorio