Dance Satellite Day

   Conflicts in the dance realm

A dance satellite to the Movement and Cognition conference

Jerusalem, July 25th 2019


Dear colleagues – dance researchers, choreographers, dance educators, dancers, philosophers of dance and dance-lovers in general.

We are honored to invite you to take part in the Dance satellite of the “Movement and Cognition” conference. The Dance satellite day will focus on the theme of conflicts in the dance realm and will take place in Jerusalem, at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD) on Thursday July 25th ,2019, (9.00 to 16.00)


General outline


9.00-9.15 – gathering, coffee  

9.15-11.45– Lectures and panel discussion

among them:

Milca Leon – Bridging the feeling/thinking dichotomy in choreography teaching

Anat Shamgar – Real time composition

Galia Tsur – Are we human or are we dancers?

Ronit Ronen Tamir – Conflicts in the Dance realm: Dance Education or Education through Dance

 Amit Abrahams – Mental Imagery in Dance: Potential and Challenges

 Hila Covrigaro-Pinhasi Dance education in Israel: Uniqueness, conflicts and innovation

Roni Zohar – Dance your PhD


11.45-12.00 – refreshment break


12.15-14.15 – Workshops


12.00-14.00 – Erik Franklin – 120 min workshop:

Dynamic Neuro-Cognitive Imagery (“The Franklin Method”) for Improving Dance Technique and Performance Skills


12.00-13.00 – Martha Eddy – 60 min workshop:

Body-mind dancing as an intersection for two conflicts: Technique vs improvisation and beginning vs advanced skill levels


13.10-14.10 – Talia B. Shafir-60 min workshop:

Walkabout – Choreographing the Internal Landscape


14.00-15.00 – Lunch


15.00-16.00 –A dance performance and artist talk: Yasmeen Godder and company


Participants of the Movement and Cognition conference are invited to this satellite day (no extra fee is required). Transportation from Tel Aviv to the Jerusalem Music and Dance Academy will be provided for free by the Movement and Cognition conference office.


Registration for the Satellite Day: [email protected]


Looking forwards to host you,



Dr. Vered Aviv and Dr. Sari Elron

On behalf of the Dance satellite day committee

For further information: [email protected]


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