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Eurythmy and the Growing Child: How Does Eurythmy Enhance and Support the Waldorf Curriculum?

Sunday, June 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Open to all but especially relevant for Waldorf teachers and parents

Eurythmy is essential in order for Waldorf Education to fully serve the child. But what is eurythmy? What does it actually do for the child? How does it fit into the Waldorf curriculum, and what is its contribution and impact?

In this highly experiential workshop, you will deepen your understanding of why this art form is so essential to the Waldorf pedagogy, and experience for yourself elements of the eurythmy curriculum from kindergarten across the grades.

Through discussion and activity you will:

– Discover what eurythmy reveals about human development
– Work your way through the development of the child by means of exercises appropriate to each developmental phase
– See how the Waldorf curriculum comes to life through movement and gesture
– Learn about the interplay between eurythmy and academic experiences
– Acquire the language and understanding to talk about eurythmy to Waldorf parents in a valuable way
– Work, play, laugh, and have fun!

Eurythmy and the Growing Child is designed as both a stand-alone as well as a means of enhancing your experience in another Sunbridge Summer Series 2018 offering.

Instructor

Maria Ver Eecke teaches eurythmy at The Waldorf School of Garden City. Her teaching career spans many decades, having taught in several Waldorf schools (including Green Meadow Waldorf School, where she taught for 30 years), and charter and home-schooling program; she has also performed on stages throughout the United States and Europe. An alumna of the Eurythmy Spring Valley School, Maria provides therapeutic eurythmy sessions to individuals who wish to be involved in a self-healing process. She holds a BA from the University College of Eurythmy in Oslo, Norway, and a diploma from the Association for Therapeutic Eurythmy in North America.

Schedule
Sunday, June 24: 2:45pm registration. Workshop runs from 3-5pm

Fee
$45 (including non-refundable $25 registration fee). Discounts may apply; see registration form for details.

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Questions?
Please contact Penelope Voss, our Admissions & Summer Series Coordinator, at summer@sunbridge.edu or 845-425-0055 x20

 

 

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Date:
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Sunbridge Institute
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 United States
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Phone:
845-425-0055