Virtual Dance with Dawn: Series 3 - A six-week short course with Dawn Pratson
Movement: Dalcroze-inspired movement practice, grounding, alignment, rhythm and phrasing, somatics, creative movement, teaching applications
Virtual Dance with Dawn: Series 3 - Creative Movement and Somatics Applications A six-week short course with Dawn Pratson
This is the third series of a weekly, 80-minute long, Dalcroze-inspired movement class to develop and maintain functional, expressive and musical fitness. Principles of grounding, alignment, efficiency of movement, spatial intention, rhythm and phrasing, among other concepts, will be addressed through guided activities and improvisation.
New in Series 3: We will explore the meaning and practice of somatics, with a little history. Dawn will also share an activity each week which teachers can immediately apply in their classroom.
“We see light etched by shadows, feel joy emerging from sorrow; the present hovers between the past and the future. Between all these opposites, there is a sense of movement that renews the clarity of each experience.” Irmgard Bartenieff, with Dori Lewis, from Body Movement: Coping with the Environment.
This course was originally given September 25 - November 6, 2022.
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