CV

ACADEMIC WORK

Academic References

PhD Dissertation: The Relationship Between Pain and Body Awareness: an Investigation using Experimental and Experiential methods

Supervisors: Professor Kevin O’Regan and Professor Claire Petitmengin

Examinators: Professor Olaf Blanke, Professor Jean Vion-Dury, Professor Nicolas Danziger, Professor Jonathan Cole.

Academic Qualifications

2009 – 2012

PhD in Cognitive Science, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France.

2008 – 2009

MS  in cognitive science, COGMASTER, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. 

 

2003 – 2007

BS  Biology, University of Chile, Santiago.

Research grants

2018-2020

An embodied approach in the study of experience, International Research Network. CONICYT-PCI Chile.

2013-2016

CONICYT-PAI Chile. Post-doctorate position.  Pain and body awareness: an investigation into the bodily experience of persons suffering from fibromyalgia. 

Employment

2018 to date

Director of the Laboratorio de Fenomenología Corporal, Chile/ Brasil.

2017 –  2018

Research fellow at the Psychology Faculty of the Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile.

Conference organizations

2020

An Embodied Approach to the Study of Experience, Online.

2016

Neurophenomenology: Building a science of experience. Consciousness, subjective experience and neuroscience, Valparaíso and Santiago, Chile. 

2014

Arts and science in the study of experience, Valparaíso, Chile.

Recent conference participation

2020

Towards a science of experience, International Micro-phenomenology Workshop, Online.

2019

Micro-phenomenology and the study of experiences linked to significant life processes: some methodological questions, at Phenomenology Four Ways, An International Workshop, Durham, England.

2019

Micro-phenomenology and the study of experience: methods, challenges, limits and possibilities at First-Person Science of Consciousness – Theories, Methods, Applications, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany.

2019

An analysis procedure for the Micro-phenomenological Interview at the University of Nantes, France.

2018

Conscious movement and the Study of Experience. Workshop at Symposium Arts-based Research, Alanus hochschule, Bonn, Germany.

2018

Micro-phenomenology: a tool for the study of experience

Applications in suffering Colloquium at Section of Phenomenology, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Germany.

BODY WORK

Trainings

2020

Pranayama with the Mohans

2018 – to date

Somatic Experiencing ® Brazil

2017

International training massage School (ITM), Brazil

2001 – 2003

Corporeal mime, École du Mime Corporel Dramatique, London, England.

2000 – 2001

Circus Techniques and Physical Theater, CIRCOMEDIA, Bristol, England.

2000 – to date

Yoga. During the last twenty years I’ve been learning and practicing yoga. Among my teachers are:

  • Loreto Cortéz
  • Charley Bensusen
  • Kia Naddermier
  • Stéphane Collet
  • Mark and Joanne Darby
  • Kino McGregor
  • Petri Räisänen
  • Dena Kingsberg
  • B.N.S Iyengar
  • Dr. Jayashree and Sri Narashimhan

Performance

2002-2007

I worked as a dancer and collaborator with the film director Isabel Rocamora in several site-especific work. Among the most relevant are: 

  • 2007 Main Actress/dancer at “Horizon of exile”, dance video film by Isabel Rocamora, Atacama dessert, Chile.
  • 2003 Collaborator in “Memory Release” Motion capture/ video/ Hanging body project by Isabel Rocamora, founded by Future Physical Essex dance, England
  • 2002 Aerial performance in “Requiem & Deliverance” by Isabel Rocamora, Queen Mary Medical Library, London, England.
  • 2002 Choreography collaborator and performance in “In-Permanence” site specific performance by Isabel Rocamora, Docklands festival, England.
  • 2003 Artist in residency at FOAM, illumine project, Brussels, Belgium.

2003

Artist in residency at FOAM, illumine project, Brussels, Belgium.

yoga

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