Teaching Resources


BEYOND MOVEMENT is a comprehensive guide that teaches you exactly how to teach mathematics using dance.

The book includes: lesson plans, diagrams, musical suggestions and a glossary of dance terminology. Beyond Movement goes into details about the space you need, the clothing the students should wear, how to structure a class and technical requirements.

Book WebBeyond Movement is not based on grade levels. However, it is important that teachers wishing to incorporate Dance Equations into their school curriculum understand the concepts by reading Beyond Movement. You are welcome to schedule a Skype workshop session or to join one of our webinars should you have any questions. Miranda is available to demonstrate how to take each lesson further, incorporate other curriculum or physically demonstrate exercises you don’t understand. Either become a member of recive a free consultation after purchase.

Dance Equations offers a math dance program for educators, a professional and comprehensive dance program that utilizes dance to teach mathematical curriculum in a way that:

  • Saves Time – by a direct application of concepts, eliminating the need for testing
  • Connects – helps kinesthetic learners who need to move and explore concepts
  • Inspires – allows students important time out of their seat to do something fun
  • Enhances Learning – generates blood floor to the brain to stimulate learning
  • Improves Health – exercise creates a strong class who can express themselves
  • Works with Disabilities – dance is a great tool for students who may be partially blind, unable to read or students unable to use traditional learning methods
  • Communicates Ideas – by working with ESL students in a way that they can express themselves through movement

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The BEYOND MOVEMENT eBOOK is sent directly via email as a PDF file. If you would prefer a printed copy of the book there is a printed version available. The book is 8.5 x 11, making it easy to copy work pages for your class. The book is printed in colour so that you can use the images and support material in your classroom.

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MUSIC 19.99 usd

DANCE TO MY EQUATION is a music CD designed specifically for Beyond Movement.

Chris Cawthray, the creator of Dance To My Equation, has been a composer and accompanist of contemporary dance and creative movement for over two decades now, developing a series of recordings for dancers, choreographers, teachers and movers of all types.

Dance To My Equation features music composed and arranged with the modern mover in mind; it energizes and inspires movement and choreographic exploration. In addition, the music corresponds with the lesson plans in the Beyond Movement resource.

Dance Music for Dance Equations
Dance Music for Dance Equations

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Looking for more help?

If you enjoyed teaching Beyond Movement, additional lesson plans, workshops and support materials are available to assist you.

Or, become a member to fully integrate Dance Equations into your classroom. More information on our members page.

Video 9.99 usd

The Beyond Movement Visuals MP4 is a visual and audio explanation of the program. Each exercise is clearly demonstrated with the help of elementary and secondary school children. The MP4 is sent directly via email and like all material purchased through Dance Equations, we provide free guidance and online help via Skype.

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This is the perfect complement to Beyond Movement.

All music written by Chris Cawthray (SOCAN) , copyright 2013 Coagulated International

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Dancing Data 5.99 usd

Dancing Data is an additional lesson recommended for teachers who have read Beyond Movement and are looking for more ideas. This exercise is written in the same format as Beyond Movement and uses data collecting in relationship with dance steps and choreography.

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Personal Development Session 34.99 usd

Miranda in StudioIf you have not purchased material from Dance Equations, or you have but you would like to work with Miranda Abbott one-on-one, you may purchase a Personal Development Session. An online workshop session can be scheduled at a time that is most convenient for you.

Each Personal Development Session is one hour in length. You will learn how to incorporate dance into your school curriculum. Miranda focuses on simple ways to develop movement that both you and your students can easily understand. You will walk away with plenty of notes and ideas and can begin to work with Dance Equations’ concepts to develop your own lesson plans.

Should you decide to become a member after the session, you will receive a free Personal Development Session to be used at a later time.

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*You will require a Skype account for Personal Development Sessions