This is something I wrote in 1995 for a Transcultural Studies Module when I was studying for my Masters Degree in Health Education. I have edited the very formal way of writing that we had to follow at that time such as substituting ‘I’ for ‘the writer’.
In this paper, I examine aspects of dance as a form of communication and as an aid to teaching about different cultures, in particular, the contribution that dance can make to the cultural education of school children. I discuss my own experiences of dance as a universal, nonverbal, language. Brinson (1993) in his book entitled Dance as Education wrote:-
Course bookings for the current two courses available to book, close tomorrow 2 April 2021. There is still time for you to book until the end of Friday 2 April. The two Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers starting on Friday 9 April 2021 are:
After our Wellbeing session today in energising movement and mindful relaxation, I am posting a link for you to download the booklet which contains a section on some of the breathing we did today. Although this booklet was written for Highland dancers the work is useful for dancers of all genres.
The next FREE Wellbeing session for dance teachers will be on Monday 12 April 2021 at 10am UK time. If you want to be put on the list and be sent the Zoom link for this session just put a message in the comment facility of this post. Or send Sho an email.
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.