— DONNA ESHELMAN —
1994 M.A. in Dance University of California, Los Angeles
1990 B.A. in Dance & History University of California, Riverside
2013 Infant Massage USA, Chicago, IL
2009 Chava Shelhav Child’Space Method of Infant Development, Chicago, IL
2001 The Feldenkrais Method, Florence, Italy
1999 Bones for Life with Ruthy Alon, Los Angeles, CA
1998 Yoga, Seattle, WA
1997 Gyrotonic Expansion System, Long Beach, CA
1996 Pilates Method, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Elementary Labanotation, Ohio State University, Ohio
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL STUDY
Since 1994, ongoing professional dance training in ballet and various world dance forms in the greater Los Angeles area.
Since 2019, ongoing study with Dr. Paul St. Amand, MD, how to diagnose and treat Fibromyalgia disease.
Since 2018, ongoing Professional Acting Study in Milton Kastelas Technique with Manuel Urrego, The Studio LA.
Since 2016, ongoing Professional Voice Training with Sam Druckerman, classical technique with Jane Chen, and ear training with Linnea Soblosky.
2010-2012, study with Dr. Dan Siegel on neuroscience, integration, and the cultivation of well-being.
To see Donna's dance and theatre resume click HERE.
2007 Cudamani Institute, Bali, Indonesia
2005 Academia Nacional del Tango, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003 Escola de Danca, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
2002 Impulstanz Festival, Vienna, Austria
1997-present Private practice of fitness, rehabilitation and neuromuscular education
1997-2000 Director of Fitness and Rehabilitation Program, Center for Physical Health (physical therapy clinic), Los Angeles, CA
1994-1997 Program Director, Hillcrest Country Club, Los Angeles, CA
MASTER CLASSES, LECTURES, AND TEACHING APPOINTMENTS - ONGOING
Master Classes at Private Retreats for Dr. Manuela Kogen,MD, of Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine.
Part-time lecture since 2007, Movement for MFA actors, California State University, Fullerton, CA.
Lecture-Demonstration, "Mastering Motor Milestones During Baby's First Year," BabyTalk LA, Moms Clubs, Adoption Agencies, and private homes in Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles area, CA.
Weekend Workshops, "Lessons on the The Stellalign," Santa Fe, NM and Santa Monica, CA.
Master Classes, "The Feldenkrais Method and Meditation," Meditation Room, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.
Lecture-Demonstration, "Movement Exploration," Chabad of Los Feliz Women's Circle, Los Angeles, CA.
Master Class, “The Feldenkrais Method and Physical Therapy, ” California State University Physical Therapy program, Northridge, CA.
Featured teacher, “Injury Prevention” and “Pilates for Dancers,” CAPHERD Southwest Movement, Dance, and Acro-Sports Conference, Palm Springs, CA.
Three-day workshops, “The Feldenkrais Method,” Lifepath Retreat Center and Enforma Studio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Master classes for dancers, UCLA, Santa Monica College, and California State University, Fullerton, CA.
Master classes, “The Feldenkrais Method,” Dancing Shiva Yoga and Ayurveda Studio, Los Angeles, CA.
Master classes, “Feldenkrais for Dancers ages 5-16,” Camarillo Performing Arts Academy, Camarillo, CA .