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2004 Annual Meeting Schedule – Teachers Day

14th Annual Meeting

October 14-17, 2004

San Francisco, California, USA

A Day for Teachers

Link to: Dance Kinesiology Teachers' Special Interest Site (external site)

Thursday, October 14, 2004

8:00-8:45 am Registration; Coffee and Tea

8:45 am Welcome
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc - Chair, Education Committee, IADMS
Rachel Rist - President, IADMS

9:00-10:00 am The learning process in dance: Cognitive development and implications for teaching the young dancer.
Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

10:15-10:45 am Musculoskeletal conditioning of the dancer.
Gayanne Grossman EdM, PT, Temple University and Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, USA

11:00-11:30 am Refreshment Break

11:30 am-12:30 pm Lecture and Movement Session
The growth and development of the dancer's spine:
Applications to minimize risk of injury.

Postural stability, technical ability and the first port de bras.
Peter Lewton-Brain, MA, DO, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo, Monaco

12:30-2:00 pm Lunch

2:00-3:00 pm Movement Session
Applying kinesiology in the dance studio.

Common "chain of events" for misalignments: Pelvic, knee and foot alignment from a dynamic-stance perspective.
Pamela Geber, MFA, BFA, Dept of Modern Dance, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

3:00-4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions:

Dance Kinesiology Forum

Movement Session

What can dance science specialists contribute to the university dancer's training?
Facilitator: Tom Welsh, PhD, Dance Department, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Integrating motor control strategies of the pelvic girdle effectively in the pre-professional dancer's training.
Craig Phillips, BAppSc PT, Director Dance Medicine Australia, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

4:00-4:30 pm Refreshment Break

4:30-5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:

Dance Kinesiology Special Interest Group Meeting


Facilitator: Jane Baas, MFA, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

How to work with individuals when teaching in a group setting.
Moderator: Helen Laws, Healthier Dancer Programme Manager, Dance UK
Panelists: Rachel Rist, Director of Dance, The Arts Education School, Tring, England; Karen Potter, Director of Dance, Dept of Theater and Dance, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Elsa Posey, RDE, President, Posey School, Inc., Northport, New York, USA; Margot Rijven, Coordinator Dance & Health, The Theatreschool, Amsterdam School of the Arts, The Netherlands

5:30 - 5:45 pm Closing remarks

NOTE: Time after each lecture presentation is reserved for audience discussion.


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