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Teachers affect eternity: no-one can tell where their influence stops.
Henry Brooks Adams
Open Floor is a school dedicated to the Common Good through the study, practice, and teaching of embodied dance. The Founders of Open Floor (Andrea Juhan, Kathy Altman, Lori Saltzman and Vic Cooper) have taught thousands of students and trained hundreds of teachers over the past 35 years. Along with a seasoned, talented international team of Open Floor teachers, we are excited to pass on what we’ve learned to the next generation of dance and movement leaders, as well as those in service to people in "non-dance floor" settings.
Conscious dance practices are flourishing all over the world -- the perfect and necessary medicine for our increasingly troubled and digitized planet. Open Floor is a movement school grounded in the principles and wisdom embedded in all healing movement practices, the common ground we all share. Our goal is to train teachers who have a robust bag of skills, who can offer a creative, deep, enlightening and enlivening movement experience wherever they go, no matter who they serve.
Our training programs are for:
In our teacher training, you can expect training and mentoring as you learn to: