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Dance Somatics 101

Dance Somatics 101

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🩰 A basic guide on Dance Somatics (DS). Perfect for Dance Educators out there who want to know the best tips/strategies for challenging traditions & fostering a nurturing, non-competiitve learning environment. 


📖 How this E-Book is organized:

  1. Chapter 1 - The Basics
  2. Chapter 2 - The Methods
  3. Chapter 3 - Putting it Together 
  4. Supplementary Resource List
  5. Reference List
  6. Merch Coupon


📱 This PDF of over 60 evidence-based teaching tips includes:

  • What is Somatics
  • Where Somatics came from
  • Why Anatomy is crucial for dancers
  • How to "Honor individual uniqueness, voice, background, experiences, and knowledge" (Burnidge, 2012).
  • Why it's important to question & challenge our pedagogy
  • Traditional dance classrooms are competitive 
  • How DS differs from traditional pedagogy
  • Tips for cultivating a nurturing learning environment
  • How to find a blend between science & somatics
  • A quick overview of the somatic methods
  • Visualization for Dancers
  • Abuses of Power in Dance
  • The educator as a faciltator, not an authority
  • Learning Styles Strategies
  • Building a sense of non-competitive community in the classroom
  • Supplementary Resource List - Where I highlight my favorite accounts, websites, books, & articles on DS
  • Merch Coupon
  • References List
  • & MORE!



This E-book was last updated in December 2023.


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😁 Enjoy this printable & I hope it's helpful for you! 

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