Children and Families: Writing + Movement

Sunday, October 16, 2016


Alexander Liberman, Adonai, 1970-71 (Refabricated 2000) © The Alexander Liberman Trust

Cycles in Movement and Writing, A Family Program
See what happens when the writing process becomes visible and includes movement. Using art and nature as inspiration, participants become aware of how the way we feel in our bodies is connected to the way we express ourselves. The workshop will consist of 10-minute cycles: a movement/talking cycle; a writing/making cycle; a reading/showing cycle; a breathing/writing cycle; and a processing cycle. Facilitated by educators Anita Rose Merando and Elizabeth Castagna.

  • Meet on Museum Hill
  • Suggested age range: 6 and up

Anita Rose Merando is an elementary teacher at Randolph School, early childhood professor at Westchester Community College. Her publication, The Coffee Stories, Musical Memoir from Cold Spring and Beyond is an audio book / musical CD of childhood and parenting memories inspired by song.

Elizabeth Castagna is an Alexander Technique teacher and Visual Artist. In her art and teaching she explores the possibilities we have to sense and connect to ourselves, each other, and our environment. The question “What moves us?” is her life-long curiosity and inspiration.

Family programming is supported by the Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund for Family Programs, Goldie Anna Charitable Trust, and The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.

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