Ralf Jaroschinski was born in Southern Germany and grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He trained to become a dancer in Hannover, Germany, and New York, USA. He works as a dancer, choreographer and dance instructor since over 30 years. Since about 20 years, he focuses on contact improvisation and facilitates this technique in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. In 2009, he developed „sensual contact improvisation“ in San Francisco and has facilitated several workshops and class series in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, Spain the US and Peru.