bradbBrad Bartanen
United States Air Force Academy and Stanford University educated as a mechanical design engineer, Brad worked in the aerospace industry on such projects as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Space Shuttle. He spent 10 years in New York City auditioning, teaching dance, and teaching exercise to clients including Christopher Plummer. He developed dance equipment used by such companies as The New York City Ballet. On returning to California he worked at Stanford as a book editor on Track & Field world records for the acclaimed Celine expert, Alphonse Juilland. He organized a masters level running workshop by the later tainted track coach, Remi Korchemny.As assistant manager of the Stanford weight room, he worked with many world class athletes, including Olympic gold medalists, Dave Schultz and Jenny Thompson. During this time he wrote 2 biographical books. One of his books, Dance Lover’s Blues, includes chapters of encounters with such elite performers as Sylvie Guillem, Damian Woetzel, Allesandra Ferri, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Tiger Woods. Currently readying himself for tournament golf, he trains only highly motivated clients seeking elite function. His method bends towards circus, which he studied with Master Lu Yi at the San Francisco School of Circus Arts.