September 1, 2020
katherine barkman

Follow Me on Insight Timer

Happy to share a very special project with everyone – one that’s been years in the making! I am now officially a published teacher on Insight […]
May 1, 2020
Beauty in Silence

Beauty in Silence

Space. If there is one thing I miss while in quarantine, it is space to move. Like most dancers in the world right now, I am […]
October 23, 2019
Being Monumental

Being Monumental

I often imagine ballet as an old white building. An institution or memorial we pass by with respect but take little time to stop and reflect […]
April 29, 2019
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Our thoughts fuel our mind just as food fuels our bodies. As a dancer I don’t think one is more important than the other. It is […]
October 15, 2018
10 Lessons from the Philippines

10 Lessons from the Philippines

It was a one way ticket. I never booked a return flight. I can still remember when the plane took off from the JFK airport that […]
August 17, 2018
The Imperfect Rise

The Imperfect Rise

Two international ballet competitions. Two silver medals. Two months. If you asked me a year ago if I thought I would be where I am today […]
April 4, 2018
The Art of Bowing

The Art of Bowing

For a ballerina, there is no greater feeling than when taking a bow at the end of a performance. In that moment all the hard work […]
February 15, 2017
Dancing with our Inner Child

Dancing with our “Inner Child”

My second season as a professional ballerina just came to a joyful close and I can’t help but reminisce on how much I have grown. I […]