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The blogging project, 4x4x16, allowed me to organize my thinking into structured frames.  Each frame or blog served as a movement activity .  This format seemed to bridge the gap between structured writing and creative  journal writing.  Furthermore,  I was able to share some of the information in my blog  with my students. The project… Continue Reading Afterthoughts

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In Search of the Somatic

My writings involve movement descriptions taken from my classroom.  I am trying to bring the reader into a dance classroom to catch a glimpse of movement education. “We will start with an inhaling breath. On the exhale, bring both knees to the chest. Feel the flexion in your hip sockets as you begin to rock side… Continue Reading In Search of the Somatic