The Enchanted Dance of Early Childhood

Isadora Duncan’s movement of imagination enhances the joyous and lyrical rhythms of childhood through classical music and the inspiration of nature.

Sense, feel, dance and dare in walks, skips, leaps and bounds! Enhance language and motor skills through the poetry of movement.

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Full Year - Isadora for Children™ / 4-5 yrs

Venue: Classroom

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

One or more events in this subscription have taken place.

Other events may still be available.

The subscription contains these programs:

  • Isadora for Children 4-5 Years
    First Session: Tue, Oct 1, 2013, 2 pm - 2:45 pm

    Isadora Duncan’s unique flowing style is one of the primary roots underlying modern dance.

    Instructor: Debra J Orenstein  show bio

    Debra Orenstein has been teaching children and adults for over 30 years including over 15 years teaching at 92Y as part of the Isadora for Children Program under the direction of Dr. Jeanne Bresciani. She is also a member of The Isadora Duncan International Institute Dancers Dance Company. Debra holds a B.S. Degree in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children/Dance Emphasis from SUNY Brockport and a Master’s Degree in Education (Special Education) from Hunter College. Her post graduate work also includes pre-school and elementary education and dance therapy. Debra is permanently certified in Pre-school, Nursery, Elementary Education and Special Education in New York City, New York State and New Jersey. Debra has been a Special Education classroom teacher, Teacher Trainer and Adaptive Physical Education Teacher for The New York City Dept. of Education. She has been a Creative Arts Specialist for The School for Communication Development and Movement Specialist for private nursery schools in New York City. She is on the teaching faculty at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division in New Jersey and The Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance in New York City. She also teaches a Moving Stories Program combining age appropriate children’s literature and movement for pre-school children and their caregivers.

    Day(s): Tuesday
    Sessions: 15
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: N207 Buttenwieser Lounge 2nd Fl
  • Isadora for Children 4-5 Years
    First Session: Tue, Feb 4, 2014, 2 pm - 2:45 pm

    Isadora Duncan’s unique flowing style is one of the primary roots underlying modern dance.

    Instructor: Debra J Orenstein  show bio

    Debra Orenstein has been teaching children and adults for over 30 years including over 15 years teaching at 92Y as part of the Isadora for Children Program under the direction of Dr. Jeanne Bresciani. She is also a member of The Isadora Duncan International Institute Dancers Dance Company. Debra holds a B.S. Degree in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children/Dance Emphasis from SUNY Brockport and a Master’s Degree in Education (Special Education) from Hunter College. Her post graduate work also includes pre-school and elementary education and dance therapy. Debra is permanently certified in Pre-school, Nursery, Elementary Education and Special Education in New York City, New York State and New Jersey. Debra has been a Special Education classroom teacher, Teacher Trainer and Adaptive Physical Education Teacher for The New York City Dept. of Education. She has been a Creative Arts Specialist for The School for Communication Development and Movement Specialist for private nursery schools in New York City. She is on the teaching faculty at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division in New Jersey and The Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance in New York City. She also teaches a Moving Stories Program combining age appropriate children’s literature and movement for pre-school children and their caregivers.

    Day(s): Tuesday
    Sessions: 18
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: N207 Buttenwieser Lounge 2nd Fl


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Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.

 

Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

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Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.

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