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Jennifer CampFranklin Method Educator Level 1, reg. 11/2015 Associate Professor of Dance
Jennifer Camp currently directs the Dance program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon in since 2003. She earned a BA from Arizona State University with an emphasis on Dance Education and Dance Science and a MFA from University of California, Irvine. Jennifer is a Franklin Method Educator. She is passionate about teaching healthy practices for dance. She educates students how to maintain healthy minds and bodies in order to have sustaining careers in dance and overall long-term health.
Recognized as a dynamically diverse performer, encouraging educator, and an innovative choreographer, Jennifer has over 20 years of professional experience in the field and has taught/choreographed nationally for dance companies and universities.
Sally CarmichaelFranklin Method Educator Level 1, reg. 2013 Movement Therapist
Dive in to your Core with Kundalini Yoga, Movement Therapy & The Franklin Method. Classes, Workshops & Retreats in London, Surrey, Jersey & Portugal
Working with life affirming disciplines that align your thinking, feeling and acting with your Natural Design. At Sacarmi School we call it Core Training. It’s learning about being deliberate about how you want to feel and how this connects you to your energy source. It’s where we watch, feel and listen to the part that wants to expand, that brings things into focus and that increases our flexibility and resilience in daily life. You can work with me at live events and online with my audio and video courses.
Helen Marie CarruthersFranklin Method Educator Level 1, reg. 02/2016 Massage Therapist/Dance Professional
Helen Marie Carruthers is a professional dancer and Massage Therapist currently practicing in Maryland. She is thrilled to bring her love of movement and understanding of the body to her clients through the Franklin Method.
Helen Marie has performed with numerous ballet and contemporary companies including The Washington Ballet, ARKA Ballet, DanceSmith, and Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh, as well as musicals such as Radio City Christmas Spectacular and The Will Roger’s Follies.
Laurie Zabele CawleyFranklin Method Educator Level 1, reg. 02/2016 Dance educator, choreographer
Laurie was a professional modern dancer for more than 20 years with a commitment to intention and clarity of movement. Now as a teacher she finds that the Franklin methods offers another approach into that world of clarity and intention with her students that range from professional dancers, young artists training to the adult discovering movement for the first time but wish to move with integrity, ease and efficiency. Her passion is to open ones mind to movement possibilities, offering a clearer picture of the bodies biomechanics so that they can tap into their full strength and potential.
Laurie currently teaches at Union College, The National Museum of Dance School of the Arts, Dimo’s School of Intuitive Arts as well as workshops and privately. She also is the Artistic director of Loose Change Dance Collective, a multigenerational company redefining what a dance artist looks like through strong works and performance.
Laura ChalfantFranklin Method Educator Level 2, reg. 2006 Certified Rolfer, Franklin Method Instructor and Pilates & Yoga InstructorOwner of Holistic Body Therapies
Laura Chalfant is owner of Holistic Body Therapies where she practices Rolfing Structural Integration, and Restorative Movement. She’s a certified Rolfer, Franklin Method instructor and a Pilates and Yoga instructor and teaches experiential anatomy. Laura also has a master’s degree in Medical Anthropology where she did research in bereavement and body psychology. She did her basic and advanced levels of The Restorative Yoga teacher training with Judith Lasater, the founder of Yoga Journal and author of Rest and Renew. Laura is currently studying with Jean Houston in her Mystery school
Debora ChasseFranklin Method Educator Level 1, reg. 2014 Physical Therapy
Debora began practicing the Franklin Method in 2013 when she saw how this could improve her own movement and well being as well as that of others. “I was astonished when I saw people balancing on the orange Franklin Balls at the American Physical Therapy Convention workshop. I wanted to improve in flexibility and coordinated so that I could paddle board with ease. I began embodying what I learned from the Franklin Method to prepare myself for paddle boarding.” Within a short period of time she too was balancing on the Franklin Balls. In 2015 Debora went paddle boarding in the open ocean in Costa Rica. She learned that you get good at what you practice most of the time. Debora enjoys seeing the look on others when they realize they too experience better movement.
Diana ClaninFranklin Method Educator Level 3, reg. 2011 Dancers’ Health & Wellness Educator
Originally from Los Angeles area, background encompasses over 60 years as a dancer/choreographer/professor/researcher with graduate degrees in Fine Arts Dance, Exercise Science, and Sports Medicine. Currently, Director of Dancing Well, a consulting and training service for Dance injury prevention, nutrition education, and technique enhancement.
Ann CrammondFranklin Method Educator Level 3, reg. 09/2011 Pilates Method Alliance-Certified Pilates Teacher, Polestar Pilates Practioner, Balanced Body Faculty for Pilates Mat and Reformer and Anatomy in 3 Dimensions, Professional Ski Instructor, IDEA Health and Fitness ProfessionalPortable Pilates, LLC
Education / Training:
B.S. Physical Education, M.S. Special Education, Advanced Graduate Study Educational Administration, ABD Educational Administration-Colorado, New York and Connecticut Teacher Certification K-12
Interests: Healthy Movement, Reading, Pilates, Learning, Watching people move in public settings (what a nerd!), Gardening, Singing, Guitar, Skiing, Cycling, Hiking, Sailing, Racewalking
I love to move and have been teaching movement all my working life. My involvement in physical training, international coaching and movement education spans almost 50 years. The scope includes programming for mentally/physically challenged children and adults, Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, Modern Dance and motor learning in most sports (especially Skiing, Gymnastics, Tennis and Luge).
As Director of Education in a Connecticut psychiatric hospital and Team Manager for the Canadian Junior Luge Olympic Development Team I learned how one perceives their body and abilities predicts their future and their bodys’ future.
I know through Physical/Mental training your body will learn healthy movement patterns that will prolong your shelf-life! You will become friends with body parts that heretofore may have been perceived as problem children. Your body will change and your perception of your abilities and future will change as well. You will learn how your body is designed to move. With this owners’ manual for your body, enjoy movement again! This will change your life and your future.
Claudine CrostaFranklin Method Educator Level 1
Claudine is a french professional dancer and a movement educator. She is a certified Franklin Method® instructor Level 1 and Ilan Lev® therapist.
She discovered her passion to « groove » in Venezuela when she was 14 years old. Her first steps was as a self-made dancer. After completing a Management Master 2 degree in 2005, her passion and commitment for dance got finally stronger. She joined the Gianin Loringett’s Professional Performing Arts Centre in Nice, which finally led her to upgrade her career as a versatile dancer.
In the last past years she jumped ahead to different works and worlds and maintained part time career to create 2 solos.
About 5 years ago, Claudine had to find a way to improve her capacity of moving after her bout with arthrosis. From this period in her life she started a continuing training in Somatic Education. A new passion was born: A passion for Soma. The body alive, lived from the inside. Her curiosity brought her to Israel where she found « an eagerness for exploration and a willingness to open mind and body ». Since she moved 2 years ago, she is studying Gaga, a movement language created by Ohad Naharin, taking daily classes in the prestigious Suzane Dellal Center.
She is based in Tel Aviv and is currently continuing her own somatic /artistic training and research while developing Franklin Method® in the country.
She is curious about everyone, every bodies and every minds… Has a passion for helping people to find their own “Mood for Motion”. She is known for her clarity, depth in detail and her imagination and her groovy pedagogy style!
She joined Orly Portal Dance Company in early 2014.