Saturday, November 8th, 2014
Childcare is available.
Childcare is available.
To register: email email@example.com or
phone Charlotte Dukich 760-735-9097
How can we use stories to help the children and ourselves navigate life’s challenges? Story works! We all have an inner storyteller waiting to be discovered - let’s set it free. Through simple exercises and prompts, workshop participants will create their own stories to bring home to their children. This workshop is open to adults who love story and want to exercise their own imagination.
Register with a Friend - $40 each
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Creative Discipline Parent Support Circle
Facilitated by Steve Spitalny
Weekly 2 hour sessions for 4 weeks
Wednesdays July 30, August 6, 13, 20 from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Santa Cruz location to be announced
Learn how to develop a communication style that makes for fewer conflicts and easier resolution in your interactions with young children. See how to go beyond sticks and carrots. The basic theme is discovering how to truly connect with young children.
Each session will begin with a short presentation by Steve followed by an opportunity to dialog about your particular challenges and struggles. Steve and the other participants can offer suggestions so you will go home with new tools for your life with young children, and more patience and calm to deal with the stressful situations that may arise.
We all have an inner storyteller waiting to be discovered. Through simple exercises and prompts, workshop participants will create their own stories to bring home to their children. When considering the development of the young child, are there certain types of stories and storytelling techniques that can support the various stages of development? How can we use the symbolic lessons in stories to help the children navigate life’s challenges? This workshop is open to adults who love story and want to exercise their own imagination.
$60 registration at Brown Paper tickets
Registration deadline May 29
Play is an essential activity for physical, mental and social development in the young child. It is the most basic learning modality. How does play develop during early childhood stages? What can adults do to support healthy play in the young child?
Free talk on Waldorf education and Manzanita Charter, Modesto’s first Waldorf methods school, set to open in 2015. Parents of children age 3-6 are especially encouraged to attend. Please leave the kids at home. For more info, email: email@example.com.
In this workshop we will address how to develop a communication style that makes for fewer conflicts and easier resolution in interactions with your young children. The basic theme is learning how to truly connect with young children. We will attempt for the workshop participants to go home with more patience and calm to deal with the stressful situations they may encounter with their children. This workshop is open to anyone who has young children in their daily lives.
An exuberant and wise storyteller dreams within every one of us. To awaken this storyteller puts us in touch with an immense storehouse of creativity and healing. Through a combination of Western and Eastern medical wisdom, myth, tales, and storytelling and story-making exercises, you are invited to discover the joy and blessing of this powerful ancient story art and expand your knowledge of the body and its intuitive wisdom. Storytelling can be a practical, dynamic healing tool in the fabric of your daily life. This workshop offers vital perspectives for health practitioners, parents, teachers, community leaders, creative artists – and all who love stories.
Nancy Mellon, MA, is an elder in the global storytelling renaissance. An author, psychotherapist and mentor, for thirty years, she has awakened the goodness, truth and beauty of the spoken and written word. Nancy works with adults of varied backgrounds who seek new perspectives and greater well-being in their personal, family and professional lives. Specializing in storytelling as a healing art, as a teacher and expressive therapist she also facilitates small and large creative projects in all the arts. Nancy’s website is: http://www.healingstory.com/
How can we develop helpful relationships with each unique child in our groups and nurture a healthy social life among the children? Rudolf Steiner advised that the most important thing is to establish an education in which children learn how to live together - but how do we do that in age-appropriate ways with the young children?
This is our task as early childhood educators, and this is our theme for this one-day workshop.This workshop is for kindergarten teachers, day care providers and other early childhood professionals.
In this one-day workshop we will address how to develop a communication style that facilitates fewer conflicts and easier resolution in interactions with your young children. The basic theme is truly connecting with young children. We will attempt for the workshop participants to go home with more patience and calm to deal with the stressful situations they may encounter with their children.
This workshop is open to anyone who has young children in their daily lives.
Please RSVP to Connie Vera at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 818-349-6272
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Steve will be doing workshops and lectures in various parts of Indonesia, as well as Beijing, China for much of the Autumn of 2013.
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I will be doing a workshop titled 'Connecting With Young Children.'
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Circle Time Intensive
February 21-23 9am -3:30pm
Santa Cruz, California
With Steve Spitalny and Dean Pollard
In this 3-day intensive, we will explore the potential healing qualities of circle timewith young children. We will examine our intentions for offering Circle in our programs, and try to fulﬁll those intentions in our circles with the children.There willbe ample time to sample various seasonal circle times, and create and reﬁne your own circles. Mornings will begin with movement sessions with Dean. There we willexperience his work with applied eurythmy.
About Dean - Dean Pollard received his Waldorf training at the Rudolf Steiner College,Sacramento, and Eurythmy Training at the Zuccoli Schule, Dornach. He has 11 years of innovative Eurythmy Teaching, from K to 12th grade, at the Sacramento and SantaCruz Waldorf Schools. Dean is an award-winning theater director and the pioneer of the art of Applied Eurythmy. Visit his website: http://appliedeurythmy.com/
Chamakanda Steve will tell stories accompanied by the amazing Jacob Mafuleni and Martha Thom, musicians from Zimbabwe.
Jacob and Martha are among the musicians on Steve's 2nd storytelling cd, Chamakanda Tells Stories.
Accompanying a child is not required for admission to this event.
All proceeds from this event go to support Jacob and Martha's children attending school in Zimbabwe.
Steve will tell stories accompanied by Musekiwa Chingodza from Zimbabwe on mbira. Musekiwa accompanied Steve on his first storytelling cd, Kudya Zvekukwata (Eating at other people's houses).
This is an event for story lovers of all ages.
Make 2 wooden animals with Steve Spitalny at his kindergarten.
Enrollment limited to 10 so contact Steve to reserve your space asap.
A fathers-only gathering
Contact Danielle at Margaret's Garden for more info.