KDiehl Danceworks


Emerging Pathways Within Somatic Movement and Dance Education

NDEO special topic conference in partnership with ISMETA

June 21-23, 2019

Presentation: "Somatic Ballet: Developing Awareness of Self, Other, and Community"

Gibney Dance, New York, NY

ISU Wellness Symposium

May 2019

Presentation: "Movement Based Self-Care"

Idaho State University, Counseling Services, Pocatello, ID.

Positive Body Image Symposium

Presentations: "Body Stories--Discovering Connections through Movement, Awareness, and Expression" (2019)

"Body Image and Dancer Wellness" (2018)

Idaho State University, Gender Resource Center, Pocatello, ID

Intermountain Gender and Sexuality Conference

April 2018

Presentation: "No Manifesto--Challenging Expectations Regarding Gender and Dance"

Idaho State University, Department of Communications, Pocatello, ID

Connections, Knowledge, and Leadership: A New Era in Dance Education

NDEO National Conference

October 4-7, 2018

Co-presentation: "Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection"

Hyatt Regency, La Jolla, CA

Deepening through Dialogue: Effective Methods of Feedback in Dance Education and Beyond

IDEO State Conference

September 15, 2018

Presentation: "Somatic Practices and Technique class"

College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID

Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival

July 11, 2018

Co-Presentation: "Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection"
Hobart William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Somatic Dance Conference and Performance Festival 

July 14-17, 2016

Presentation: "Partnering the Space: A journey from inner to outer and back again"

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY


Dance Education in Practice

"Collaborative Discoveries--Trust, Empathy, and Meaning"

Special topics, Volume 6, Issue 2.

Journal of Dance Education

"The Mirror and Ballet Training--Do you know how much the mirror's presence is really affecting you?"

April-June 2016, Volume 15, Number 2.