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Excerpts — Brain-Compatible Dance Education 2nd Edition With Web Resource

Movement and Brain Development in Infants

A baby does the BrainDance naturally in the first 12 months of life, as long as it is placed on a smooth, uncarpeted floor.

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Movement is important to early brain development

When people dance, they move in a constant interplay of flexion and extension. They close and open, contract and expand, shrink and grow, gather and scatter, yield and reach, collapse and burst, plié and relevé, and fold and stretch.

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Reflective Teaching in Dance Education

Reflecting about one’s teaching practice is an important part of being a dance educator as well as a learner. An effective teacher prepares a personal mission statement and writes lesson goals based on this statement.

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