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also eu·rhyth·my  (yo͝o-rĭth′mē)
1. Harmony of proportion in architecture.
2. A system of rhythmical body movements performed to a recitation of verse or prose.

[Latin eurythmia, from Greek euruthmiā, from euruthmos, rhythmic, well-proportioned : eu-, eu- + rhuthmos, proportion; see rhythm.]


(yʊˈrɪð mi, yə-)

rhythmical movement or order; harmonious motion or proportion.
[1615–25; < Latin eurythmia < Greek eurythmía good proportion, gracefulness. See eu-, rhythm, -y3]


Developed by Rudolf Steiner, this is a system of promoting self-expression through music and may be used by practitioners of anthroposophical medicine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eurythmy - the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
diversion, recreation - an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
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Nordoff s wife Sabina started a kindergarten there during their 1948 stay, with a focus on eurythmy, which eventually grew into the Green Meadow Waldorf School.
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Steiner founded Waldorf education, bio dynamic agriculture and the art of eurythmy.