Deborah Scodese-French

Adjunct Instructor of Dance Studies


1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

scodese@geneseo.edu

Deborah Scodese French, an alumna of the Dance Department at SUNY Geneseo has returned to the College to teach Jazz Dance. She completed her undergraduate degree at SUNY Geneseo (BA; Psychology and Dance) and went on to enroll in graduate studies at SUNY Brockport (MA; Dance Education). In addition to her teaching responsibilities at the College, Ms. French teaches modern dance, creative movement, core essentials, Zumba, and Zumba Toning classes at Valley School of Dance in Geneseo, as well as working with students in Livonia, Avon, and Geneseo Central Schools, the Livingston County Department of Health, and the Noyes Hospital Wellness Program. Ms. French has choreographed for the Global Water Dance Project, Livonia Community Players, and the Annual Geneseo Festival. She has studied Flamenco and other Latin dances in Spain and Central America, is a certified Zumba dance instructor and outdoor fitness educator and is currently studying yoga and nutrition. "Teaching Jazz allows me to share my knowledge, enthusiasm, and energy with the students here at Geneseo."

 

Faculty Information

Education

  • BA; Psychology and Dance, SUNY Geneseo
  • MA; Dance Education, SUNY Brockport
Spring 2016 Classes

DANC 102:
Modern Dance I-Stu

    Basic principles and movement techniques of leading styles of modern dance. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May be taken two t
    imes.) Offered fall, odd years; and spring, even years
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DANC 102:
Modern Dance I-Lec

    Basic principles and movement techniques of leading styles of modern dance. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May be taken two t
    imes.) Offered fall, odd years; and spring, even years
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DANC 105:
Meth-BodyCondtn:Zumba&Yoga-Lec

    A study of a method of body conditioning, such as Pilates, Bartenieff or Yoga, based on a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises that tone muscles, improve posture, provides flexibili
    ty and balance, and unite body and mind. Offered spring, even years
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DANC 105:
Meth-BodyCondtn:Zumba&Yoga-Stu

    A study of a method of body conditioning, such as Pilates, Bartenieff or Yoga, based on a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises that tone muscles, improve posture, provides flexibili
    ty and balance, and unite body and mind. Offered spring, even years
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