Creative Music and Dance Improvisation
You can contact me via MissSwissBliss@gmail.com or (458) 215-1173
Education Newsletter Interview March 2019:
What informs my passion for dance?
"Naturally energetic, I love to express myself through my body, and to playfully connect to people through movement, dance and music, jointly creating a new interplay, choreography, or form based on the needs present of all the people involved. I feel very grateful to be able to offer safe spaces in classes for people to experience expressing themselves to music. Being socially creative can be a great opportunity to practice self-love, self-compassion, courage, and empathy.”
How do dance and play help children grow?
"Children naturally move in their own flow before they are taught by school and society to sit still. I see that dancing to music can rekindle the natural impulses to express our perceptions in a creative way. When dancing and playing with peers to music, children are open to learn emotionally, physically, and musically. I enjoy giving the kids a chance to use music and movement to depict and verbalize new experiences. I perceive playing as a way of creatively learning."
Instructor Profile Sabina Monn in Education Newsletter from Majestic Theater Corvallis in March 2019: view (on page 3)
Education Newsletter Interview September-October 2019:
How does the art of clowning helpactors connect to their deeperemotions?
"In my clowning class,there is a focus on listening and connecting to ourselves and each other, which helps to become more aware of our own inner feelings, thoughts, and expressive habits by observing our physical actions and reactions, by mimicking and amplifying other actor’s movements and tone. Reducing the words we use intensifies the core messages of the clowns, their true feelings in a simple way, from heart to heart, from actors to audience, allowing us to smile and wonder..."
Instructor Profile Sabina Monn in Education Newsletter from Majestic Theater Corvallis in September-October 2019: view (on page 3)
Fifty Word Story Publication on Web on June 19, 2015: view
Sabina Monn studied music and movement education at a College of the Arts in Switzerland and taught a variety of subjects (to all ages: toddlers to adults) as music, rhythmics, dance/movement, drama, musical, choir, children’s orchestra, group percussion, piano, cello, voice and art. She taught at different schools, churches, community centers as well as private lessons. She specializes in combining improvisation and play.