Livia Politi graduated from the Folkwang Arts University, under the direction of  Pina Bausch.
She continued her education in Dance, Composition and Klein Technique at the Limón Institute and Movement Research in New York where she also danced for Carlos Orta’s Dance Company Choreoart, and worked as a freelance choreographer.
Livia has worked as dancer, choreographer, choreographer-assistant and company trainer for dance and theater companies with directors Henrietta Horn, Marco Antonio Silva, George Camerun, Michel Descombey ,Gladiola Orozco and Geraldine Cardiel among others, in Germany, New York, Mexico and Argentina.
Focused mainly on teaching dance, choreography and improvisation techniques, Livia has been faculty member of Seneca-Intensive Dance Program, Dock11 and Urbanraum and Papillon Tanz Studios.
She assists at the Bachelor of Arts at the University of Arts Berlin (HZT).
Livia is also a Certified Teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique and a member of the Alexander Technique Association of Germany (ATVD), teaching in schools and universities for Performing Arts as well as in her private studio in Berlin.