Professor of Dance at Kenyon College, earned BFA degrees at the University of Illinois. She completed Labanotation studies at The Ohio State University and is a Certified Movement Analyst. Brodie worked professionally in Chicago and has since danced with HighJinks Dance Company and Double Edge Dance.
She presents her research internationally, has published in The Journal of Dance Education, and co-authored the book Dance Science and Somatics: Mind-Body Principles for Teaching and Performance. In 2010 Brodie was a Fulbright Scholar in Egypt, teaching at the Academy of the Arts, the Cairo Ballet, and the Egyptian Modern Dance Company.