Masks must be worn by everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status.
Adults and children age 12+ must show proof of vaccination upon arrival at 92Y.
Exceptions include patrons with a medical condition or closely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Please contact your program center or Customer Care if you fall into this category.
If you are currently enrolled in a class, or if your child is about to turn 12 and is not yet vaccinated, please contact your program center for more information.
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Does not include service & handling fees, if applicable.
The 92nd Street Y DEL Early Childhood Dance Curriculum encourages learning through play, providing a stimulating, multi-sensory and nurturing community for diverse young learners to discover their innate movement capacity.
Participants in this course will gain experience in creating developmentally appropriate dance lessons and activities for children ages 3-7 years old. Interactive and participatory, this course will cover the following topics: developmentally appropriate lessons and content for early childhood, developmental patterns and the sensory system, games and short activities, basics of early childhood dance lesson planning, LMA vocabulary as a springboard for dance learning and lesson plan organization, strategies for effective teaching, working with children with disabilities, teaching children online, using video prompts, and collaborative lesson planning with peers. The 2021 DEL Early Childhood course will take place over zoom in a synchronous model.
4 Empire State College credits are available for a separate and additional fee.
Online programs:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase
Adults must show proof of vaccination in order to:
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL)
Ann Biddle, MA and Guests
Andrew Chapman, Shayla Benoit and Donald C. Shorter
Donna Newman-Bluestein, MEd, BC-DMT, CMA, LMHC