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  • Dance in ECE Level 2 – Dec. 7, 2019

    $125.00

    This half-day workshop plunges deeper into creating early childhood and family dance curricula that keeps you, the teaching practitioner, excited and engaged. Application of attachment and play theories, developmental neuro patterns, and embodied parent education will build upon material introduced in Dance in ECE Level 1. Prerequisite: Dance in ECE: Movement, Play & Relationships or Dance in TK.

    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.

    Saturday, December 7, 2019
    9:50am-3:30pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Guest Workshop: Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen – Development Of Our Sense Of Self & Our Engagement With Others Through Movement – Feb. 8, 2020

    $145.00

    Embryological and infant developmental processes build the foundation for our experience of self and others. Exploring these processes through creative movement and play with children can enhance their sense of self and their ability to organize, express, and communicate with others. Taught by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. No prerequisite.

    Presenter Bio

    Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen is a movement artist, researcher, educator and therapist and the developer of the Body-Mind Centering® approach to movement and consciousness. An innovator and leader, her work has influenced the fields of bodywork, movement, dance, yoga, body psychotherapy, childhood education and many other body-mind disciplines.  In 1973, she founded The School for Body-Mind Centering®. She is the author of the books, Sensing, Feeling and ActionBasic Neurocellular Patterns: Exploring Developmental Movement, and The Mechanics of Vocal Expression and currently has twelve DVDs: The Ligamentous System, The Fluid System, The Endocrine System, The Organ System, The Nervous SystemThe Dynamics of Breathing, The Dynamics of  Vocalization, three on the skeletal system: The Lower Limbs, The Upper Limbs, and The Axial SkeletonPracticing the Basic Neurocellular Patterns, Embodiment and Expression for Musicians and Singers, and Four Special Children, and is featured in the following DVDs: The Origins of Movement: The Embodiment of Early Embryological DevelopmentDance and Body-Mind Centering and Only the Child Knows. She is currently working on a number of other books and video. More info here.

    Saturday, February 8
    1-4pm

    Luna Dance Institute

  • Dance in TK – Sept. 28, 2019

    $125.00

    Both early literacy and early numeracy deal with relationships – and relationships can be explored creatively and playfully through movement. Learn how dance reinforces transitional kindergarten curricular objectives in developmentally-appropriate ways. 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.

    Saturday, September 28, 2019
    1-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Developing & Implementing Dance Curricula – B

    $595.00

    Continuing where DIDC-A leaves off, this course investigates the role of the teacher in creating, implementing and sequencing dance curricula aligned with the National Core Arts Standards using backward and forward design and embedded assessment. Participants learn a process for moving students from exploration through improvisation to composition in a manner that allows for maximum exploration, problem posing and solving, and choice making. In the process, they deepen their understanding of the elements of dance and forming. Course content includes choreographic devices, the principles of design, forms, contemporary learning theories, including constructivism. Documentation: Making Dance Learning Visible and Motivation & Creativity workshops are included in Fall 2019 DIDC-B. This course is mandatory for LDI certification. Meets college/university professional standards. Prerequisite DIDC-A or Summer Institute.

    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.

    2 course options

    Fall 2019: September 3 – December 10
    Tuesdays 6-9pm

    Luna Dance Institute

     

    Summer 2020: August 3-7
    9am-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Family Dance Institute – August 2019

    $450.00

    An in-depth exploration of relationship-building through the art of dance. Course content includes attachment theory, early development theory (0-5 year olds), brain research and neurological patterns, play theories, and working with parents. Teaching artists, early education teachers, therapists, dance educators, parents, and social justice workers learn to create engaging dance curriculum that fosters trust and connection. No prerequisite. More information here.

    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.

    August 6-9, 2019
    9am-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Improvisation & Community – May 30, 2020

    $135.00

    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.

     

    Saturday, May 30, 2020
    1:30-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Advocating for Change – Feb. 22, 2020

    $135.00

    Although dance has been an under-represented art form, you can develop the skills to shift this narrative. Learn how to communicate the power of dance by telling your story in a way that is rooted in your values and relates to decision-makers: parents, school administrators, arts directors, funders, legislators. Hands-on activities will help you create strong messages for multiple media to change perspectives about dance and move your arts program forward. 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.

     

    Saturday, February 22, 2020
    9am-12pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Documentation: Making Dance Learning Visible – Nov. 12, 2019

    $75.00

    Not everyone knows how to see learning in the dance classroom. Explore methods of recording and sharing that help you capture the moment, enhance your ability to observe and assess, and communicate what you see with students, parents, colleagues, and stakeholders. No prerequisite.

    Those taking Fall 2019 DIDC-B are already registered for this course.

    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.

     

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    6-9pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Motivation & Creativity – Oct.1, 2019

    $75.00

    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.

    Those taking Fall 2019 DIDC-B are already registered for this course.

    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.

     

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    6-9pm
    Luna Dance Institute