Course Descriptions

MFLCI Coursework – 54 hrs total

1. 24 MFL Classes (w/MFLCI's) – 24hrs | FREE
Attend free MFL classes taught by diverse teachers at locations of your choice in NYC or other parts of USA/world. For listing of NYC classes, visit: http://movingforlife.org/class-calendars.htm. To read instructor bios, visit: http://movingforlife.org/our-instuctors.htm

2. 6 MFL Lectures (w/senior MFLCI's) – 6hrs | FREE
Topics include cancer recovery, wellness strategies, exercise physiology and somatic movement. Visit: http://movingforlife.org/class-calendars.htm
 
3. Pedagogy Workshop (w/Dr. Martha Eddy & Dana Davison) – 24hrs | $1800
Wed.–Sat., July 12-15th, 10am – 5pm
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043
Register with $400 Deposit by May 22, 2017

At this 4-day workshop:
  • Learn the unique Moving For Life choreography and the key scientific and somatic theories underlying it.
  • Practice how to adapt classes for different ages and health issues.
  • Gain more confidence in your teaching by enhancing your observation of students, your vocal cueing, musicality and voice modulation, ability to guide shifts in group mood, and more!
  • Participate with a lively cohort group of caring individuals and have fun!

PreRequisites – 46 Hrs Total

These pre-requisites to the Moving for Life Certified Instructor training are designed to help instructors become exquisitely attentive and adaptive to the needs of diverse students – people with a range of illnesses, ages and movement backgrounds. If you already have training in any of these topics, you may "test out" of the prerequisites or provide proof of successful completion. Contact Dana Davison at dana@movingforlife.org with questions. 

1. Neuro-Developmental Movement (w/Dr. Martha Eddy) – 12hrs | $300
Sat.-Sun., July 8-9th, 10am-5pm
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043
Register with full $300 payment by June 15, 2017

2. Laban Movement Analysis – 10-12hrs
Can be taken at Laban Institute for Movement Studies (LIMS) or with MFL faculty. 

3. Bartenieff Fundamentals – 10-12hrs
Can be taken at Laban Institute for Movement Studies (LIMS) or with MFL faculty.

4. Embodied Physiology/Body Systems – 10-12hrs
Can be taken with Dynamic Embodiment or BodyMind Centering (BMC) practitioners who are Registered Somatic Movement Educators (RSME) or Registered Somatic Movement Therapists (RSMT) with the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA).
 

ASSESSMENT: BY JULY 15TH, 2017

All students must pass a take-home exam and satisfactorily teach a model MFL Class.
1. Practicum Teaching
Scheduled and successfully completed by Saturday, July 15th, 2017
2. Written Exam
Deadline: Saturday, July 15th, 2017
 

GRADUATION CELEBRATION: JULY 15TH, 2017
 

MFLCI TRAINING CALENDAR
 

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR:

Certified BodyMind Centering Practitioners
Certified Movement Anyalysts
Certified Teachers of Dance for Parkinson's
Dynamic Embodiment Practitioners
BodyMind Dancing Certified Instructors
Montclair State University MFA Students
Moving On Center Students

PAYMENT DEADLINES

Pedagogy Workshop Deposit: $400
Deposit Due:  May 22, 2017

*Pedagogy Workshop Balance: $1400
Balance Due:  June 15, 2017​
*Payment plans available. For details, click payment button below or contact Dana Davison at: dana@movingforlife.org

Neuro-Developmental Movement: $300
Payment Due: June 15, 2017

PAYMENT INFORMATION

​You may pay by mail, phone, online or in person. We accept cash, checks, credit card and PayPal payments.. Please make checks payable to "Moving For Life" and send along with registration form to:

Moving For Life
515 Canal Street, #1C
New York, NY 10013
212.222.1351

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