The Waldorf School of Orange County has a long standing and well established Eurythmy program. We are seeking a second Eurythmist to complete our offerings from Pre-K through 12th grade. We have an accompanist available for each lesson and we have two lesson spaces, one Continue reading
herewith we would like to send you information about the World Eurythmy Therapy Conference.
All eurythmists are invited to this conference!
With many regards,
Sektion für Redende und Musizierende Künste
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by Truus Geraets
The human voice in singing and
The singing of the whole body in movement
Truus Geraets created this book, based upon her deep love for music, and especially for singing.
All inspired by a life time working with Eurythmy as an Art and as Therapy. Continue reading
to be held in the USA by Jan Ranck
for trained eurythmists, eurythmy therapists, medical doctors, students of medicine and music therapists
July 24th – August 2nd, 2016 — Venue TBA
Inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s indication that tone eurythmy therapy should be developed in addition to speech Continue reading
February 14-17, 2016
with Maren Stott of Eurythmy West Midlands
at East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
The conference begins Sunday evening with a performance of J.S. Bach’s Chaconne
and other pieces by Maren Stott. The daily schedule includes: 2 sessions of Tone
Eurythmy, Continue reading
|The Anthroposophical Society in America is pleased to collaborate with the Kolisko Institute in offering a free webinar in December
Michael and the Being of Eurythmy – A Christmas Imagination
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. EST
with presenter Ross Rentea, MD
Rudolf Steiner considered eurythmy to be one Continue reading
Open Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, Nov. 7th, 3pm
3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante
Camphill Communities California
Sunday, Nov. 8th, 4pm
3920 Fairway Dr, Soquel
Waldorf School of the Peninsula
Monday, Nov. 9th, 11:10am & 2pm
11311 Mora Dr, Los Altos Continue reading
Please find enclosed (see PDF below) our program for eurythmy courses within the Section for Performing Arts. During some of the courses there is a possibility to have a short translation into English, even if the courses principally take place in German.
If you have Continue reading
by Jan Ranck
April 1-10, 2016, at Camphill Ballytobin, Ireland
The course is warmly recommended for trained eurythmists, eurythmy therapists, medical doctors and music therapists.
Information and Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
As space is limited, early registration is recommended.
Inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s indication that tone eurythmy therapy should be developed in Continue reading
Tuesday, October 13 – Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The Ensemble is heading west this fall to California, Oregon and Washington states! It’s been quite a few years since we traveled to this region, so we are very excited to share our work and get to know the children and faculties Continue reading
By Leonore Russell
One of the first questions parents ask when they come to learn about a Waldorf school for their child is about the movement art taught in most Waldorf schools: eurythmy. What is it? Why does my child have to do this? After many years of working as a eurythmy teacher and in the administration of a Waldorf schools, I find myself still answering these questions. Yet the answers grow and develop as the years pass and new knowledge both in science and education are bring light to bear on the questions.
First of all, what is eurythmy? It is a movement art, living in the family of movement arts such as mime and ballet yet standing midway between these two arts. It shares meaning and gesture with mime, yet it is married to sound rather than objects or recognizable actions, and shares the moving to music and words with dance, but seeks to follow the invisible movement within sound rather than move to it or juxtapose itself against it. It is the expression of the human soul through gesture and movement.
A student once asked: “who thought this up?” after seeing the same gestures in the great art of the past. He had stumbled on the truth of the expressive gestures that artists such as Giotto and Michelangelo had mastered in their paintings. In the early part of the twentieth century Rudolf Steiner pointed us towards these gestures to learn their meaning and to find a new art of human movement. He worked with first a young girl and then an ever growing group of interested artists to develop this new art of movement. Continue reading
A DETAILED RESEARCH REPORT BY KATE REESE HURD – SUBMITTED IN HONOR OF MICHAELMAS 2014
At last it is time for me to bring forth what I’ve been cultivating for the past year and a half. I have been laying a totally new foundation for my re-approach to Eurythmy after having laid it aside for two and a half decades. This Report shares in detail how my work unfolded through going about to follow one of Rudolf Steiner’s earliest instructions to Lori Smits, our first Eurythmist – before he began to give her gestures – and the unexpected treasure and joy that has come through doing this.
Before studying Eurythmy, my background had been in English Literature and Music. I served as a pianist for the other classes at the Eurythmy school in Spring Valley NY during my attendance there, and I worked with third and fourth year students on their Tone Eurythmy solos and performed these pieces with them. These were wonderful experiences. My class was the ninth to graduate from the school – we were ‘I’ Course.
During my first three years out, I taught lay Speech Eurythmy; but something was lacking and I couldn’t continue. Now I know what that lack was, and my work and process are fulfilling my deeply felt need. In my Report I am beginning to share that abundantly rich blessing. This blessing is good news not only for all of us who are Eurythmists of any kind; it is good news for our fellow artists, the speakers and actors, too, and for anyone who feels enthusiasm for the Word.
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for a New Colored “Light-Play-Art,” Metamorphoses of Fear
by David Adams
This excerpt was taken from the Summer 2013 Waldorf Teacher Preparation Course, sponsored by Prairie Moon Waldorf School in Lawrence, KS. The workshop on eurythmy, by Rachel, comprised nine 30-minute lectures over two weeks, and have been edited and made available for sale at www.prairiemoon.org.