This year’s summer line-up of professional development and introductory opportunities consists of ten courses — Approaching Grades 1-8, Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education, and Collaborative Leadership — each delivered in real-time, virtual classrooms. All our courses include copious resource materials and provide ample opportunities for community-building with fellow course participants to assist you in your coming school year.
Discover the innate potential of your voice. This retreat is for singers of all levels, musicians, teachers, and any person yearning to sing with creative renewal. No special talent or musical ability is required.
Professional development for decision-makers—including administrators, directors, board and committee members, and faculty chairs—working in Waldorf schools or other workplace settings. This course will be taught remotely in real-time.
This part-time three-year program of experiential learning is for people who are seeking images of the human being that reveal wholeness, development, and meaning. The 9th cycle is now enrolling!
The Steiner School of Speech Arts offers one-week intensives as an introduction to the artistic forming of speech through Rudolf Steiner’s exercises in articulation and breathing. Any block may be taken separately, and all blocks are appropriate for any level of experience.
Rudolf Steiner pointed to a sequence from the founding of the Christian Community in September 1922, to the burning of the Goetheanum at the end of that year, to the Christmas Conference. In this hundredth anniversary year of both the founding of the Christian Community and the burning of the Goetheanum, can an exploration of these events help us to understand the nature of the New Mysteries?
In ten Saturday workshops from September to May, we design and sew four garments using four natural fibers (cotton, linen, wool, and silk) to create a complete outfit. Drafting simple patterns and sewing by hand gives us the opportunity to center ourselves and practice a meditative way of working. Over the course of the year we experience different sewing techniques, plant dyeing, and embroidery as we create our own unique fabric and garments.
In thirteen full-day workshops from September to June, this one-year part-time practical training in biodynamics covers the basic principles and timely activities of biodynamic agriculture through the seasons.
It is said that all of anthroposophy can be found within Rudolf Steiner’s monumental verse, the Foundation Stone Meditation. The focus of this monthly speech chorus will be the development of the wide-ranging qualities of speech needed for the Meditation’s artistic expression.