I teach dance studies, performance ethnography, choreography, pedagogy, and contemporary dance technique.
My goal as an instructor is to awaken and inspire students to think and move. By bringing my curiosity and sense of discovery into the classroom I act as a model that students can use to develop their own commitment to thinking and moving. In this way, teaching is a practice. It's a performance of critical awareness that inspires students to realize their own ability to perform this awareness.
Since I work as a scholar and practitioner:
I love to teach because: