Leaping into Dance Literacy through the Language of Dance® (Book)
Dance-based dance literacy using a constructivist approach supports creativity and learning. Examples of applications of dance notation with dancers of all ages and the associated benefits are demonstrated using model activities supported by research outcomes, lesson plans, choreographic explorations, learning taxonomies. 109 b&w illus.
Teresa Heiland Ph.D, CLMA, Language of Dance® Certification Specialist, and associate professor of dance works at the intersection of the performing arts, education, dance-literacy, dance wellness, and somatics. She seeks to produce pedagogical and research activities that inform disciplinary practices, provoke personal development, and deepen dancers’ understanding of themselves as artists, researchers, and educators. She teaches Laban Bartenieff Movement Analysis, dance pedagogy, dance composition, somatics and dance wellness, research methods, and approaches to writing. She has served, since 2006, on the Board of the Language of Dance Center.