Past posts for dance teachers

Holding Daisies

In this post I am flagging up some previous posts that cover a variety of topics so you should find something that is useful for your dance teaching practice.

You can download a free performance booklet and read about why CPD is so much more than syllabus.

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Preparation for Performance
This FREE book or more of a booklet was written for highland dancing teachers and dancers but it is relevant for all dance teachers and dancers. It addresses non dance technique issues and aims to be an effective aid to enhancing performance.

Nutrition and disordered eating in dance – some thoughts from the conference
Some thoughts about this very useful and interesting conference held in London in 2012.

Highland dancers – achieving steady raised arms
Losing the tension in the arms and upper body. Some tips for teachers wanting to help their dancers to achieve steady raised arms in Highland dancing.

CPD is so much more than syllabus
Looking at why there is so much more to CPD than the syllabus. My short online CPD courses do not cover syllabus. Instead they explore many of the non-syllabus issues and areas that are important to dance teaching and education.

Valuing dancers for what they are and not just for what they can do
Comment on ethical dance teaching practice.

I hope you enjoy exploring these posts from the past. I will add more of these reflective posts from time to time highlighting more posts from the past.