Love, Move, Play™: Dance in Early Childhood – Winter 2024


Explore the essential nature of dance and movement for young children in this newly extended six-week course. Investigate early childhood development and neurocellular patterns in an embodied way, and explore how the elements of dance can be used to support young children’s need to move. Learn to extend spontaneous dance experiences, facilitate parent-child interactions using dance, integrate dance into emergent curriculum, activate circle time and create stand-alone dance lessons with student choice and voice at the center. Develop your skills of observation. Learn how to provide access to dance for all students. Step into this whole-self art form to increase joy in your classroom. This course is for all who work with young children. No prerequisite. Designed as a virtual course and taught via Zoom.

Facilitated by Nancy Ng and Jochelle Pereña, with dance in Special Ed and Inclusion guest teachers Alisa Rasera and Jessica Kershner.

Limited tuition assistance available for independent dance teaching artists or educators whose administrators do not cover PD. Please contact Jochelle for more information.

20 January-9 March, 2024
9:30am-12pm Pacific
via Zoom

6 Saturdays:
20 January
27 January
3 February
24 February
2 March
9 March



If this is your first time registering for a workshop this year, please include a mandatory annual $28 PL User Fee. OPTIONAL for Practitioner Exchanges, Launch, and free panels & events.


Follow-up Practitioner Exchanges are included in tuition cost.