April 11, 2015

Memory in Motion: A Workshop for People with Memory Loss

St. Louis County Library Branches

In spring of 2015 to Fall of 2016, I and my dance students in the Performing Arts Department led eleven workshops for people with memory loss, at branch libraries of the St. Louis County Library system. Together we used poetry and movement to evoke stories from our lives. These were very beautiful and rewarding experiences for us. 

 

August 25, 2016

Dancing with Disease: A Dancer's Reflections on Moving with People with Parkinson's and Memory Loss

Frontiers in Neurology, August 25, 2016

An opinion article I was invited to contribute to the Fontiers in Neurology research topic forum on "Sound, Music and Movement in Parkinson Disease." I share experiences of dancing with elders living with degenerative disease, and suggestions to researchers for further investigation from the experiential point of view. You can read the full article here.

July 11, 2016

Spontaneous Choreography Workshop 2016

Utah Repertory Dance Theatre

In summer '16 I was on faculty along with Danielle Agami of Ate9 Dance Company, for Repertory Dance Theatre Summer Intensive.