Teacher Training

SIMONSON TECHNIQUE

I honor and share with all of us who dance, a common recognition that we are blessed to experience this creative union of energy, movement, music, thought, emotion and, primarily, heart"
Lynn Simonson

SIMONSON METHOD of TEACHER TRAINING

SMTT CERTIFICATION COURSE OUTLINE

  • Complete syllabus for Simonson Technique Beginner level, geared for teens and adults.
  • Anatomical and alignment components for each exercise. Understand what safely develops a young body and protects an adult body from injury.
  • Communication skills. Understand how a student learns, more right or left brain dominant? Teach an exercise (verbally and physically) in a way that reaches all students immediately, no matter which brain dominance a student employs.

SMTT certification programs are offered as group courses nationally, internationally, or, privately.

Teachers: Lynn Simonson, Teresa Perez Ceccon.

Info: simonsondance@gmail.com

SMT CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS 2018

NEW YORK CITY, NY, July 16 - July 26

International, in English
Taught by Lynn Simonson
US $1,400

Info: simonsondance@gmail.com

Gibney Dance, the downtown center for contemporary dance and Simonson Technique

Rockport, Massachusettes, August 1 - August 9

International, in English
Taught by Lynn Simonson
US $1,400

Info: simonsondance@gmail.com

Windhover Performing Arts Center on Cape Ann, one hour from Boston. A small additional charge, $25, per head, per night, private cabin. We will be the only ones in residence. Several studios to work in, on your own, and a 10 minute walk to the ocean. Idyllic retreat atmosphere. For site info: www.windhover.org

TEACHING WORKSHOPS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, JuNE 15, 2018

Master Class & Teachers Workshop
studio 200

Info: director@studio200.org

NEW YORK CITY, NY, JuLY 13 & 14, 2018

Seated Wellness
US $200

Info: simonsondance@gmail.com

ROCKPORT, MASSACHUSETTES, AUGUST 10 & 11, 2018

Better Balance & Brain
This workshop, for teaching Seniors, covers exercises that support mental sharpness and physical stability.
Taught by Lynn Simonson
US $200

Info: simonsondance@gmail.com

Paris, FRANCE, OCTOBER 21 -26, 2018

Forum International de Jazz Danse - master classes and teaching workshop
Centre International de Danse, Rick Odums
54A rue de Clichy, 75009 Paris

Contact Telephone: 01 53 32 7500

Workshops can be arranged, 1-5 days, which explore the teaching principles of Simonson Technique, but applicable to whatever genre the teacher is teaching. These workshops are tailored to the specific needs of a teacher or organization. Some of the subjects covered are: recognizing incorrect alignment patterns, anatomical challenges and solutions, communication skills and practical aspects of teaching. The teachers available for workshops are Lynn Simonson, Teresa Perez and Chris Heller.

SIMONSON METHOD OF TEACHER TRAINING 2018
July 16th - July 26th New York City
August 1st - August 9th Rockport, Massachusettes
more info
TEACHER WORKSHOP June 15th, 2018 San Francisco, CA
SEATED WELLNESS
(Chair class for Seniors)
July 13th - July 14th, 2018 New York City
BETTER BALANCE & BRAIN
(for Seniors)
August 10th - August 11th, 2018 Rockport, Massachusettes
MASTER CLASSES & TEACHING WORKSHOP
(Forum International de Jazz Danse)
October 21st - October 26th, 2018 Paris, France
more info