Developing & Implementing Dance Curricula – A


DIDC-A is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of standards-based dance education and its function across age levels, as well as establishing a conducive environment for dance. Luna’s entry point for all teachers of dance, this first course in our 4-level foundations series covers:

*elements of dance (both H’Doubler and Laban)
*structuring discrete dance lessons aligned with National Core Arts Standards
*integrating dance across subject matter
*human development theory, infant to adult
*observation and instruction methods

Appropriate for classroom teachers, new teachers to dance, and experienced practitioners who would like to enrich their teaching. No prerequisite.

10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

3 Course Options:

Summer 2018: July 30 – Aug. 3, 9am-5pm.
Mills College, Oakland.


Fall 2018: Sept. 4 – Nov. 27, Tuesdays, 6-9pm. Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley.


Summer 2019: July 29 – Aug. 2, 9am-5pm.
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley.


Professional Learning

If this is your first time registering for classes this year, please include an annual $25 registration fee.

Product Description

Follow-up Practitioner Exchanges are included in the cost of this workshop. Click here to view topics and dates for these exciting discussions.


DIDC-A is the first course of our Foundations Series, which is offered in full this year. Consider taking the second course, DIDC-B this year as a summer 2018 intensive.