Trude Cone studied at The Julliard School in New York (VS) and worked as a dancer, choreographer, and dance educator before becoming the artistic director of the School for New Dance Development (SNDO), Amsterdam and later the director of the Dance Departments of the Amsterdam School of the Arts. She is a Body Mind Centering® Practitioner and Neuro Physiological Psychological therapist.

In her recent work she gives trainings in stimulating creative potential, advises students with learning disabilities at college level and coaches professionals that have come to a standstill or impasse in their lives or work. Cone developed Moving Thought, a coaching approach, based on the immediate relationship between moving and thinking.