1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release
  1. PR Home
  2. Latest News
  3. Feeds
  4. Alerts
  5. Submit Free Press Release
  6. Journalist Account
  7. PRNewswire Distribution

Aikido and Montessori Education

Brandon WiliamsCraig, Ph.D. teaches at The Renaissance School (TRS), a Montessori school in Oakland, CA. On Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at TRS he will talk about how Aikido supports Montessori education and about his Peace Practices curricula.

 
PRLog - Mar. 13, 2012 - OAKLAND, Calif. -- Brandon WilliamsCraig Ph.D.is a chief instructor at Free Aiki Dojo and at Golden Bears Aikido at UC Berkeley.

Using traditional aikido training, theater, and facilitation techniques to extend Aiki principles into conflict resolution for all ages, Brandon offers a method called Martial Nonviolence, or MNv.

Using MNv, he creates Peace Practices curricula designed for specific communities. Brandon has been teaching at The Renaissance School since last summer, and more recently, in the school's Elementary After School program.

The school is exploring the adoption of Brandon’s method of Peace Practices school-wide, and the possibility of offering an Aikido-based developmental environment in which children learn to practice peace with their bodies and thoughts, as though peace itself were a martial art.  Students learn to define and practice peace collectively as “conflict done well.”  

This free presentation is open to the public. To RSVP, email info(at)therenaissanceschool(dot)org. or call 510-531-8566.
More information is at: http://www.therenaissanceschool.org/index.php/news/blog/2...

# # #

The Renaissance School, http://www.therenaissanceschool.org, is a San Francisco Bay Area Montessori school in Oakland's Dimond district for children from 2 years old thru middle school. The school has a strong music, arts and language immersion component.

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@placemakinggroup.com Email Verified
Source:Miriam Schaffer
Phone:510-531-8566
Zip:94602
Location:Oakland - California - United States
Industry:Education
Tags:aikido, peace, montessori, The Renaissance School, oakland, conflict resolution, uc berkeley, Brandon WilliamsCraig
Shortcut:prlog.org/11821320
Verified Account Email Address
Verified Account Phone Number

Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “

More...

Trending News...



  1. SiteMap
  2. Privacy Policy
  3. Terms of Service
  4. Copyright Notice
  5. About
  6. Advertise
Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share