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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Still time

New year offer ends tonight

You still have time to take advantage of the special price on all, available to book, courses listed on the Book a Course, page. You can continue to book until 11.59pm (UK time) after which prices will revert to the usual prices for courses.

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Courses

New Year discount on course bookings – book before end of Saturday 9 January

After Saturday 9 January (UK time), courses return to their usual price. You still have time to book at the reduced cost of £54 per course instead of £59. You can book any of the courses listed currently on the Book a Course page. From 10 January courses can still be booked at the full price until the given closing date for each course.

Free Zoom session with Sho on 18 January

Don’t forget to request your Zoom link for the Free Session with Sho on 18 January. Time for doing something for you – energising movement, mindful relaxation for dance teachers

CPD courses

Special New Year offer

Here is the list of Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers available to book now.
You can take advantage of a New Year special offer saving on each course that you book before 10 January 2021 (UK time). Prices will then revert to the usual price.

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Dance teachers and 2020

Looking back over 2020 highlights the challenges that many dance teachers have faced. Talking with fellow teachers during this year has confirmed how we have had to learn new skills – Zoom being something that so many have become familiar with for meetings, classes and other teaching. Who would have thought at the beginning of the year that we would be doing much of our work online via Zoom?

To encourage dance teachers to do something for their own wellbeing, I offered a weekly free Mindful Relaxation session from March to July. These sessions were well received and from feedback, teachers found them very helpful. I hope that some of what we explored during these sessions is still in use and proving helpful.

With all the changes and uncertainties relating to having studios open or teaching in person, it has been a tough year. But dance teachers have shone through with their willingness to adapt and adjust their teaching and dance content to suit online teaching, showing the abilities of teachers to make the best of the situation they find themselves in. A huge well done to dance teachers everywhere for all their efforts to continue to support their students and keep their businesses running.

A big thank you to dance teachers around the world (you know who you are) who have taken the opportunity during 2020 to add to their knowledge, skills and understanding through taking one or more of my Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers. I always enjoy working with you on these courses and witnessing the enthusiasm and sheer amount of development that happens over a short three week period. I look forward to working with you in 2021.If you haven’t joined us on one of my courses then perhaps you will in 2021.

The next group of Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers are available to book now.

Here’s wishing you and yours very good health and happiness in 2021.

Warmest wishes, Sho