LEADING GROUPS (50 hours)
- Focus- Working and Developing Classes and Workshops
Teaching strategies on the practical implementation of a somatic class for group instruction and transmission are discussed and practiced. Class structure, planning and recording will be topics of emphasis. Students will have the opportunity to lead activities during classroom hours. Students will be given basic templates to deal with various individual or groups situations. Students will also be given opportunities to lead class activities and to discuss real-life situations they may encounter. Explorations in reaching fluid resonance states of thinking/feeling/moving. Study of how thinking/feeling concepts can be applied to classroom settings. Students learn to look for restrictions in student’s tissue and sensory-motor capacity as it presents within the expression of the movement. We cover the Language of Somatic Movement, Somatic Movement Teaching Tips, and review foundations of Continuum.
Practicum- Students will present a class and receive feedback first from peers and then teachers.