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Eurythmy III

Location: 
Curative Education Program, Glenmoore, PA.
Length: 
34 hours (variable - over several weeks).
Dates: 
September 2006 - August 2007.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the underlying principles of the Waldorf eurythmy curriculum; describe and use appropriate exercises that support the child in the context of the Waldorf curriculum; describe the relation of the consonants to the Zodiac; explain the underlying principles of various hygienic exercises; use various hygienic exercises as a remedial tool, in consultation with a fully trained eurythmist; perform a piece of eurythmy to the school.

Instruction: 
This course consists of exercises in eurythmy, reflective conversations and presentations by the instructor. Participants are encouraged to enter into the experience of speech, tone and movement and become aware of their qualities and effects, both in the lesson and in the world around them. Students are introduced to, and practice the following elements and principles of eurythmy: contraction and expansion, slow walking, hygienic pedagogical forms and exercises, review of the Waldorf eurythmy curriculum for grades K-8, experiencing the Waldorf eurythmy curriculum for grades 9-12, the "soul gestures," exploring the Apollonian element of eurythmy; the "Hallelujah," the signs of the Zodiac and their qualities.
Credit recommendation: 
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Curative Education, Movement, Expressive Arts, Performing Arts, and any discipline which could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/07)(10/10). NOTE: A later version of this course is contained within the course titled Music and Eurythmy III.

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