Cunningham Technique®

Merce Cunningham teaching at Westbeth. Photo by James Klosty 1971

Key Concepts

Cunningham Technique is a rigorous form of training designed to create strength and flexibility of both the body and the mind.


Introduction to the Technique

This video of the Elementary Level classes in 1984 demonstrates exercises and movement combinations that form the foundation for the Cunningham Technique.
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As Told By Merce

Watch Merce explain the origins of the Cunningham Technique and how he has used it throughout the years.
Read Merce's Technique Essays

Take a Class

Cunningham Technique is taught daily in New York City and elsewhere around the globe.
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