Free wellbeing session for dance teachers Monday 15 February

Our next free Energising movement and mindful relaxation is on Monday morning at 10am (UK time).

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A good teacher is always a student

If you have worked with me before you will know that I am a great believer in a good teacher is always a student. And yes, I am always learning or reviewing something. So much of the time I am in some sort of student mode as well as teacher mode. It might be a book or a paper or article that I read. It might something online. Recently I have been doing quite a bit of CPD and exploring new topics that i am interested in. My curiosity is always curious.

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Pause and take a breath

Messages to Me

Do you use messages to me for your own wellbeing? In coming posts I will share some of my own messages to me in photographic form. You may find them helpful during these times of restrictions.

Today’s message to me is: Pause and take a breath. It reminds me to literally pause what I am doing and a breath. I find taking a deep breath in and out can have a really positive effect and it only takes a moment or two. Why not try it for yourself to see if you find it helpful too?

Free dance teacher wellbeing sessions with Sho

Free Monthly sessions enjoying energising movement and some mindful relaxation

For several months, last year during lockdown and beyond Sho held weekly Free Mindful Relaxation sessions for dance teachers on Zoom. Now we are back in lockdown it was time to consider doing something similar to help dance teachers focus on themselves for an hour to do something positive for their own wellbeing. On Monday of this week Sho led a session in energising movement and some mindful relaxation. Teachers enjoyed the feel good benefits of the session and some lovely messages have since been received. Sho has agreed to offer some more of these FREE sessions for dance teachers on a monthly basis until further notice.

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You can still book until end of Friday 22 January (UK time)

Bookings close for January 2021 courses on Friday

Teaching Dance to Older People (TOP) is a popular course with dance teachers. It is a great way to explore teaching dance to older people or to enhance your understanding of teaching this group of dance learners. We look at some key issues to consider when teaching older people as well as exploring some of the potential health and social benefits that dance can offer this population.

Positive Psychology for Dance Teachers: an introduction (PP) joined the list of Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers last year. You might find the quotes about PP here useful. This PP course shows you ways to bring PP into your dance teaching and in this way aim to help your dance learners to flourish as people as well as dancers.

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