Flute Centre

Raf de Groote


Flutist Raf De Groote experienced tension in back, neck, shoulders and breathing  while playing upright for many hours.  In 2002 and 2004 he suffered from spontaneous pneumothorax,needing surgery.

His quest for answers and correct informattion led him at first through somatic disciplines as Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais.

He became Licensed etacher of Body Mapping in 2011. After that he took 3 years of formation to become  a Certified Movement coach in the Franklin Method. ( Juliard School, Royal Ballet, Cirque du Soleil...) Raf teaches various workshops on breathing, posture, and movement.

In Belgium he also teaches a 4- workshop series called Breathing trajectory for professionals.