January 7, 2018

It has been more than half a century ago that I began studying young children and how they learn through movement.  My focus was always on Rhythmic Education, Movement Education, and Educational Gymnastics.  I have studied and worked with teachers and children over the...

October 30, 2017

Before rolling up your dance vinyl make sure it is perfectly dust free.  Hopefully you thoroughly cleaned the vinyl prior to rolling your vinyl up.  The dirt on the floor will, like a magnet, stick to the bottom and gets rolled up in the vinyl rolls and can cause impre...

October 13, 2017

School systems and parents alike have one goal in common: TO PREPARE THE YOUNG CHILD FOR LIFE.  In an effort to achieve this, schools have put a great deal of emphasis on early reading, writing, math, communication and thinking skills.   However, there are many other a...

July 18, 2017

Movement education should never be looked upon as a general free for all.  It is a form of physical education with a most emphatic purpose, which is to encourage the child to think independently by fulfilling the task or instruction given to the class.  Success in Move...

July 18, 2017

Back in the “sixties” when we, the recent converts to movement education, were looking at the sacred cows of physical education with the same irreverence that teenage boys looked at conventional hairstyles, some of us took the position that physical education needed a...

July 18, 2017

The majority of dance and aerobic injuries occur in the legs, feet, and back. Most appear to be related to the impact of repetitive jumping and dance exercising.

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