Dance, Dalcroze, and MusiKinesis classes for a variety of levels, ages, and disciplines.

Dance Teacher Magazine Article about Rima Faber

Rima Faber is a brilliant dance educator, a Dalcroze enthusiast and a friend for many years. This article in Dance Teacher Magazine highlights her work with young children. She connects with students on a deep level, leads them to their own discoveries, and brings them to create dances that hold profound personal meaning. Among her many [...]

By |2016-12-01T22:00:41-05:00August 28, 2014|Dance|0 Comments

Workshop Session at 2014 NDEO Conference

The National Dance Education Organization is holding its 2014 national conference November 5-9 in Chicago's Hyatt Regency McCormack Place.. In keeping with the theme, "Collaborations - a Mosaic of Possibilities, " I will be teaching: "The Music-Dance Mosaic: Moving Connections." Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:30 Also not to be missed: "Dancing 'Woman.' Perspectives on Gender in [...]

By |2014-08-26T18:52:10-04:00August 26, 2014|Dance, Special Sessions|0 Comments

Unfortunate Pseudoscience – Part I

It’s bad enough when silly ideas are made marketable. It’s worse when smart people buy into them. And it’s worst of all when many, many people buy into them. Years ago, a teacher observed one of my classes and remarked enthusiastically that I’d had my students “cross the midline.” When she explained that moving a [...]

By |2016-12-01T22:00:44-05:00September 24, 2013|Classes, Musings|0 Comments

Weekend Workshops at Eastman School of Music – this weekend!

Dalcroze Eurhythmics Sessions with Monica Dale Friday, Feb. 1st, 2013 3:30-5:30 - Eurhythmics Workshop open to all ESM collegiate students. Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 2013 9:30-10:30 a.m. - Open to Eastman Community School of Music middle school students and their teachers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Session for ECSM Jazz Ensemble and Theory I classes. 12:45-2:15 p.m. - Workshop [...]

By |2013-01-28T17:15:10-05:00January 28, 2013|Classes, Special Sessions|0 Comments

Summer Institute for J-D Education – new location in Philadelphia

The 2013 Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education will take place at the historic University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Classes will be held in the beautiful Perelman Quadrangle where there is plenty of room for movement. Comfortable studio housing, flexible meal plans, and covered parking are all part of our new program. Week one begins on July 22, [...]

By |2016-12-01T22:00:45-05:00January 13, 2013|Classes, Summer Classes|0 Comments

New Modern Dance Classes for Children

Grades 1-4 The Lucy School Eight-class series: Tuesdays, January 8 - February 26, 2013 3:30-4:30 - $100 Modern dance classes include floor and standing exercises, movement phrases, and traveling steps across the floor. These classes emphasize: good technical foundations creative exercises connections with a broad range of music Students should wear leotard or close-fitting t-shirt, [...]

By |2012-12-31T02:03:24-05:00December 9, 2012|Children's Classes, Classes, Dance|0 Comments

Conference – Celebrating Le Sacre du Printemps

Society of Dance History Scholars, Special Topics Conference Sacre Celebration: Revisiting, Reflecting, Revisioning York University, Toronto Thursday, April 18 - Saturday, April 20, 2013 Join scholars and artists in music, dance, and Dalcroze for an amazing look back at 1913's Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring). With papers, panels, workshops and performances, the [...]

By |2013-02-11T04:01:46-05:00December 7, 2012|Classes, Dance, Special Sessions|0 Comments