Iro Apostolelli lives in Athens. She is a dancer as well a practitioner of alternative medicine.

She graduated from the State School of Dance in Athens in 2003. She has attended numerous workshops led by Julyen Hamilton, Chrysha Parkinson, Kirstie Simson, Frans Poelstra, Mark Tom-kins and David Zambrano. Improvisation is the technique through which she discovered her identity as a dancer and defined her path as a choreographer. She has participated in Dance Festivals collaborating with people, with whom she shares a common vision for the art of dance. She has been a member with Agni Papadeli Rossetou of Carnation dance company (2009- 2014) creating together three pieces.

In 2017 she choreographed the trio Umbilicus for the 4th Young Choreographers Festival at Onasis Cultural Centre. In 2018 she danced for Agni’s Papadeli Rossetou choreography, Rooms at Athens Festival. In 2021 she created the piece Qualia at the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus with the support of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports. In 2022 she established with Anna Apostolelli the company ΤΕΛΕΙΩΣ ΣΩΜΑ (telios soma).

Her curiosity for the body mechanisms has led her to study first Anatomy and later alternative therapies at Oriental Medicine and Shiatsu Training Centre in Athens the period 2009 – 2013.

For her personal training she has been practicing Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga since 2006.

During this last year she have been practicing Zazen, which is the Zen sitting meditation technique with Bernd Bender from Berlin, online, making her first steps in Buddhist philosophy, a path that leads her to the awareness of the embodied mind.