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Activity Demos | Embodied Learnings

  • Dancing Affirmations

    Affirmations are positive statements that students can create to speak to their individual strengths such as “I am creative” or “I am caring.” Whe...
  • Dance Props

    Students can explore different ways of moving with the support of dance props. In this video teachers will be introduced to three inexpensive ...
  • Action Songs for Brain Breaks

    Young children have a very short attention span and tend to lose focus on learning within ten to twenty minutes of a lesson. One of the easiest wa...
  • Moving AB Pattern

    An AB pattern has two repeating parts. This is a simple pattern that can be found in math, music, and even movement! In this activity demo you wil...
  • Poetry in Motion

    Imagine bringing dance into the language arts curriculum where students use their whole body to understand text and demonstrate their learning. Li...
  • Cupid Shuffle

    In 2007, the artist Cupid released his studio album “Time for a Change,” which featured the song “Cupid Shuffle.” The song took on a life of its o...
  • Instrument Use for Movement

    Instruments have many uses in the dance classroom. For example, they can be used as a classroom management tool, to provide beat and rhythm fo...
  • Scarf Play

    Scarves provide endless possibilities for fun! They also work as a bridge for students to gain greater comfort in their bodies, and confidence...
  • Walking Variations

    Not all students love the idea of dancing, but they feel very comfortable walking. Walking is a pedestrian movement we do without thinking to get ...
  • The Name Dance

    A fun way to get students moving is by dancing their name one letter at a time. This video will show you how to start this activity. From there, y...