Requirements to become a Biodanza Teacher and Didacta Teacher.
It takes about three years to become a Biodanza Teacher. The trainee must comply all the requirements state in the Unique Programme of Biodanza Training.
The students must complete a minimum of fifty hours of vivencia (in weekly groups or in vivencial workshops). The students can achieve this goal during the first six months of his/her training course. They are encouraged to participate in weekly sessions during the training course.
The School offers a theoretical, methodological and vivencia teaching improved throughout years of research.
The schools goal is to offer qualified training to practice the profession of Biodanza either in groups or formal organizations (such as education, health or social).
It consists in modules theoretical-experiential (vivencia), two lectures about theoretical theme related to the Biodanza System. Leading a group under the supervision beginning from the third year and finally, the presentation of a monograph to receive the diploma.
Each module consists in four theoretical lessons that will be completed by theoretical material written by Rolando Toro corresponding on the theme and four vivencia sessions.
It consists in the study of the Biodanza theory and its basics, linked to the sciences of life. Theoretical subjects are given in the order indicated in the Unique Programme of Biodanza Training.
Students have to present a short report about the theme treated in the previous module. The aim is to train students to express correctly the theoretical Biodanza concepts in their own way.
Lectures will be organized in two modules, to reach a total of eight lectures. Lecturships will be hold by specialists or by a students’ team of a given subject.
The elaboration of the vivencia in a personal level or in a group one. In the training lectures, one gives a lot of importance to the vivencia relationships and the given theoretical theme.
It’s very important for the pupil to participate to a Biodanza weekly group to study in depth the vivencia. In the city where there are no Biodanza Teachers it is recommended the participation in Biodanza Workshop once every two months.
Teaching approach to the methodological sources to lead groups of Biodanza.
The Unique Programme of Biodanza Training includes seven modules about methodology.
It’s a weekly experience of managing a Biodanza group supervised by a Didacta Teacher. The supervised period can start only after the permit of the School Director.
Students can realize a social activity offering their supervised Biodanza classes to to social outcasts, to advanced age people, to institutions protecting childhood, etc.
Elaboration of a monograph about a theoretical and/or practical aspect of Biodanza.
The monograph will be realized following the orientation of a Didacta Teacher, that will supervise the work.
It consists in the presentation of the monograph before a committee organized by the School which the student belong to.
If the monograph is approved, the student will become a Teacher of Biodanza.
To obtain the diploma of Biodanza Teacher, the student will be signed at BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO by the School Director, who will provide the number of professional registry.
Teachers trained in the Schools from BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO Association can obtain the “Biodanza Original” Certification, which could be renewed each 4 year through update courses.
Theoretical-experiential (vivencia) modules on specific subjects of Biodanza
Definition of Theoretical Model of Biodanza
Biocentric Principle and Living Unconsciousness
Biological Aspects of Biodanza
Physiological Aspects of Biodanza
Psychological Aspects of Biodanza
Identity and Integration
Trance and Regression
Mythic and Philosophic Antecedents of Biodanza
Contact and Caress
The Human Movement
Biodanza and Neurosciences
Action Mechanisms of Biodanza
Application and Extension of Biodanza
Biodanza Ars Magna
Biodanza and Social Action
Music in Biodanza
Methodology I (Musical Semantics)
Methodology II (Biodanza Session – first part)
Methodology III (Biodanza Session – second part))
Methodology IV (Weekly Course and Stage of Biodanza)
Methodology V (Biodanza Group)
Methodology VI (Development Evaluation Measures in Biodanza)
Methodology VII (Official List of the Biodanza Exercises)
Conferences on related topics / Theoretical-experiential (vivencial) seminars
Topics indicated at the discretion of the Director with a minimum of three and a maximum of twelve.
One or two modules of the Minotauro Project, both optional.
Participate to a weekly Biodanza group with a graduated Teacher.
Education level: high school graduation or equivalent training in related field.
Have good health and a good level of affective-motor integration.
The Didacta Teacher has the aim of passing on theoretical and methodological knowledge of Biodanza System.
Supervise students in practice
Supervise monographs for the graduations
Teach in training courses in Biodanza Schools
Preserve orthodoxy of the System and pass it on.
To attend theoretical or vivencial presentations during Biodanza happenings.
Become part of a Biodanza school and receive payments for their work.
To start this training it’s necessary to be Teacher of Biodanza.
Our development project involves the creation of new Biodanza Schools in regions where they do not yet exist. The decision on the opening of new Schools will be expressed by BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO after the evaluation of the Coordination in America, Europe and other countries of the world and the pertinent consultations.
Coordination Schools in America. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Coordination Schools in Europe and rest of the world. (email@example.com)