Continuing Ed/Topics

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  • Guest Intensive: Language of Dance in Action

    $575.00

    Create, perform, respond, and connect with the Language of Dance to develop dance literacy. Explore the Movement Alphabet and integrate Motif symbols into dance experiences to connect physical, cognitive, socio-emotional and aesthetic learning. Deepen your dancing. Transform your creative and teaching practices. Those who successfully complete all course requirements receive the Language of Dance® Foundations— Part 2 Certificate. Taught by Tina Curran, co-founder of the Language of Dance Center. No prerequisite.

     

    June 24-28, 2019
    9:30am-4:30pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Evaluation & Assessment

    $75.00

    Learn to design creative and effective assessments that support student learning, inform your teaching, and communicate dance learning to stakeholders. Discover ways to integrate observation and reflection throughout your syllabus so that evaluation is not an afterthought, but an exciting opportunity to celebrate student growth. No prerequisite.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

     

    March 19, 2019
    6-9pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Improvisation & Community

    $125.00

    Dance has long brought people together in community. Discover movement improv games, activities, and scores that will strengthen partner, small group, and whole group relationships while inspiring individual creative potential. Explore lessons that practice mindfulness, empathy, connection, and collective support through dance. No prerequisite, but prior dance experience recommended.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

     

    May 18, 2019
    1:30-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Action Research

    $75.00

    Educators and artists can be creative researchers, applying experimentation, observation, and reflection in the studio and classroom. Learn to hone these skills and design inquiry projects that are exciting to you, spark your curiosity, and improve your practice. No prerequisite

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

     

    March 5, 2019
    6-9pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Motivation & Creativity

    $125.00

    Examine human motivation theories and their relationship to creativity, culturally relevant dance instruction, and social-emotional learning. Through a critical pedagogy lens, participants discuss intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and consider instructional adaptations that support student autonomy, confidence, and meaning-making. No prerequisite.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

     

    February 2, 2019
    1-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Practitioner Exchanges

    $0 - $40

    Practitioner Exchanges create time and space for peer educators to explore issues of practice. Get inspired! Try out new ideas or perspectives! Ask for help with your challenges. Each month centers on a different topic. This year, Practitioner Exchanges are paired with workshop offerings as an opportunity to integrate and revisit information throughout the year. Practitioner Exchanges are facilitated by Summer Institute alumni and veteran dance teachers experienced in the topic addressed. Come to ONE, come to ALL. No prerequisite. Held at Luna Dance Institute, 605 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA.

    Practitioner Exchanges are included in the cost of workshops as follow-up discussions. When taken in conjunction with a half-day workshop, PD hours total 4.5-6.

    Topics include:

    Prompting Children’s Reflections
    September 11

    Policing & Releasing the Body
    October 9

    Nature-based Dance Curriculum
    November 13

    Agency & Power in Early Childhood
    December 11

    Writing & Dance-Making
    January 15

    Inquiry-based Documentation
    February 12

    Early Childhood Curriculum Exchange
    March 12

    Authentic Performances/Performing Process
    April 9

    Dance in Special Education & Inclusion
    May 7

    Cultural Relevancy in Dance
    June 11

    4:30-6pm
    Luna Dance Institute

    $15-40 sliding scale.
    Free of charge for registered Professional Learning Users (those who have paid the annual $25 fee).