Merging Movement, Mind, & Dance -- practical applications for teachers

Wendy Masterson

The Studio Dance Centre
Great Falls, Montana

Date and Time

June 26 - 28, 2020



$260 for MDAA, BMCA, or ISMETA Members by February 1, 2020

$285 by February 1, 2020 (non-members)

$300 by April 1, 2020


This workshop is designed to help professionals explore movement from the body’s perspective (body-mind), engage in fascination with pedagogy, and learn practical applications for the classroom.

Why am I constantly making the same correction?
How can I support pathways for artistic expression?

How can I re-invigorate my teaching practice?

For the past 20 years, Wendy Masterson has been developing and integrating an approach to dance education that merges pedagogy, somatic principles, developmental movement, and artistry. Through this lens, she has gained significant perspective and experience on how to best support her students and theirindividual processes.

For all dance teachers regardless of idiom.

This workshop is hosted by The Motion Space and The Studio Centre.

Intructor's Bio

Wendy Masterson
An international movement specialist with over 35 years of experience as a teacher, choreographer, administrator, and somatic practitioner, Wendy’s career includes serving 25 years on the dance faculty at Interlochen Arts Academy; 15 years at President and Mrs. Ford’s Vail International Dance Festival working with an elite roster of international dance companies, dancers, choreographers and pedagogics; 6 years as the Director of Program Development at Kinesthetic Learning Center/ BMC℠ training center; and 6 years as Treasurer of Body-Mind Centering Association.

Wendy has an MFA in Dance, is a registered Somatic Dance Educator (RSDE), Somatic Movement Educator (RSME), an Infant Development Movement Educator (IDME), and Body-Mind Centering® Practicioner. She is also licensed Pre-Trainer/Trainer of the GYROTONIC® Method and is a GYROKINESIS® Trainer.

Wendy has presented at the International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association/ National Dance Educator Association in New York City and the International Association of Dance, Medicine, & Science conferences in Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; and Basel, Switzerland on the integration of somatics with dance pedagogy; and at the BMCA Annual Conferences—2013 in Boulder, CO and 2019 in Santa Barbara, CA. She has published several articles on somatics, development, and education.



Contact and Payment

Questions:  Contact Wendy at or 406-770-9244.

Full Details, Daily bSchedule, and Registratio:


wendy.themotionspace [at] gmail [dot] com