Classes & Workshops
In 1997, she started teaching as a ballet teacher
Being influenced by modern dance education, her teachings were transformed into more research based, more improvised and more expressive sessions for the children…
She formed a “Conceptual Dance Education” programme for the children by integrating daily/weekly/monthly educational concepts of the schools into her classes.
In 2008, she joined the European Democratic Education Congress in Germany and made a presentation about the methodology she applied in her dance classes.
Soon after she returned to Turkey, she joined to the Alternative Education Association and wrote some articles for a certain period.
She decide to adopt the values of Democratic Education to her dance classes.
She used the art of dance as a tool for children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development
In 2013 she joined “Brain Compatible Dance Education” teacher training course in USA, she is a certificated teacher of Braindance Technique
Presently she is working with children, adults, teachers as a creative dance teacher, Teacher Trainer and has been giving workshops in many schools and associations
- Kinestetic Learning in the Classroom, MEB Teacher Development Seminars
- Creative Dance Teacher Training for Adults, İstanbul
- Kinestetic Learning in the Classroom for Teachers, Kalev Schools
- Creative Dance in the Classroom for Teachers, Kalev Schools
- Braindance for Educators, Happy Nest
- Braindance for Parents, Happy Nest
- John Cage Music&Dance Lecture&Performance Bahçesehir Univ.
- Dance Composition Workshop for Adults, Çatı Dance Association
Teaching Creative Dance in Schools&Centers
- Mavi Pupa Gelisim Atölyesi 2016
- Kalev Schools, Septmeber 2014-2016
- Bumed Merak Eden Çocuk Okulu, September 2012-2014
- Siz Drama, Art&Drama School for Children 2011
- Elim Sende Association , November 2010-2013 5.th Istanbul 2010 Cultural Capital Agency Kids&Youth Bienal workshop with 5th&7th graders
- Açı School- Sarıyer Campus, 2009-2010 İstanbul
- Yesilkoy Armenian School, 2008-2010İstanbul
- Atolyedans Dance Studio, Autum 2007 Istanbul
- Yeni Cino Kindergarden, 2001-2007-İstanbul
- Fevzi Cakmak Primary School, Spring 2007-Istanbul
- Orgeneral Saadet ve Sami Güzey Primary School, Spring 2007-2008Istanbul
- Müjdat Gezen Arts Center-ACTOR STUDYO, Spring 2006-Istanbul
- İstek Acıbadem High School, Spring 2004-Istanbul
- Orgeneral Saadet ve Sami Güzey Primary School, 2003-2004-Istanbul
- Kemer Country Summer School, 2002-İstanbul
- Kocaman Kindergarden, 2002-2005- İstanbul
- FEOYD, 1997-2002-Istanbul
- Teaching Mind Lab Method for children, as a part time job between 2006-2008
Utilizing this unique approach for the development and training of thinking abilities and life skills through thinking games in following schools…Işık Schools-Erenköy Işık Kindergarden & Feriköy Armenian School