The term & philosophical basis for Body Weather was founded in the early 1980’s by dancer Min Tanaka and further developed by Laboratories worldwide. Frank van de Ven was a member of
Tanaka’s Maijuku Performance Company in Japan, from 1983-1991. Katerina Bakatsaki and
Frank van de Ven lead Body Weather Amsterdam as a platform for training and performance. van de Ven has an ongoing commitment to the Body/Landscape projects he conducts worldwide and since 1995 he has led, with Milos Sejn (Academy of  Art & Design, Prague, Czech Republic), the annual, interdisciplinary Bohemiae Rosa Project connecting body and landscape with art, geology and architecture.