• June 1, 2016

    The Art of Teaching

     
    The Art of teaching
    Art: the expression or application of human skill and imagination.
    Teaching:The act, practice, or profession of a teacher.
    As I get closer to finishing out my third decade of teaching movement, I can’t help but think about the phrase,“the art of teaching”. I have used it many times, and wanted to explore, and share, what this means to me. I teach many modalities, and participate in even more, and there is a profound difference between one who teaches a class and one leads it… Read More »

  • March 7, 2016

    The BrainDance

    “Developed by Anne Green Gilbert, the BrainDance is a series of exercises that we use in all CDC (Creative Dance Center) classes. It is comprised of eight developmental movement patterns that healthy human beings naturally move through in the first year of life. As babies, we did these movements on our tummies, sides, and back on the floor. However, cycling through these patterns at any age, daily or weekly while sitting or standing, has been found to be beneficial in reorganizing our central nervous system… Read More »

  • March 1, 2016

    Why did I open a business?

    Why did I open my own business?
    This is a question that was asked of me many times when I first opened. I had a great answer. As a mover, I was feeling stifled at home not being able get on an exercise routine with small children. I was going to open a studio with quality childcare so others did not have this as a barrier to doing movement that they loved. Additionally, I felt a loss of independence that was indescribable as a mother of two small children… Read More »