Dakin Hall, San Francisco Waldorf Grade School
Free to the Community
Join Dr. Johanna Steegmans’ for a talk about The Foundational Senses. The Foundational Senses, including the sense of touch, well-being, balance, and movement among others, are critical to the healthy development of children. The importance of these senses has always been fundamental to the Waldorf approach to the developing child and is becoming increasingly valued in many other views of and therapies for developing children. Come hear Dr. Johanna Steegmans talk about the Foundational Senses and ways that you can support their healthy development at home.
Dr. Johanna Steegmans was born, raised, and trained as a pediatrician in southern Germany. She came to Seattle in 1989. Here she completed her training in Naturopathic Medicine at John Bastyr University. Dr. Steegmans was on the founding faculty of Sound Circle Center, teaching in the Early Childhood courses and the Foundation Year. Now, besides co-directing the Foundation Year Studies in Sound Circle Center, Johanna travels and teaches in various places here and abroad. Dr. Steegmans currently teaches Community and Communication: Group Work, Principles of Anthroposophy: Study Group and Alchemy of the Year.