Sophie Engel-Bansac was born in Zurich in 1976 and lives in Berlin. She is a qualified violin teacher, concert violist, Guild-licensed Feldenkrais Teacher® and mother of two children. She studied violin at the Musikhochschule Zürich and has been working as a freelance musician ever since. Since 2000, she has been teaching in Berlin with a focus on "movement perception on the instrument". From 2002-2006 lessons in Alexander Technique with Sibylle Havemann. From 2006-2009 training as Feldenkrais Teacher® at the International Feldenkrais Centre Chava Shelhav with Miriam Pfeffer, Beatriz Walterspiel, Steven Rosenholzt, Anat Krivine and Chava Shelhav. 2009 foundation of the practice Music and Feldenkrais in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Since 2020 lecturer for music physiology/Feldenkrais at the Berlin University of the Arts.