Preparation for Performance – breathing

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.

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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Positive psychology for dance teachers

Work is taking place on a new short online CPD course for dance teachers: Positive psychology for dance teachers. When this new course is available to book details be will posted on this site. Alternately you can contact us to register your interest in Positive psychology for dance teachers.

Positive psychology for dance teachers

The goal of positive psychology in well-being theory,…is to increase the amount of flourishing …

Seligman M E P (2011) Flourish: A new understanding of Happiness and Well-Being – and how to achieve them London Nicholas Brealey Publishing

…to facilitate the flourishing of each individual dancer by valuing them for what they are as well as what they can do.

Botham S (2000) A Dancer is a Person – poster presentation IADMS Conference, Miami, Florida

Current CPD courses

Current short online CPD courses for dance teachers

During lockdown all the short online CPD courses have adjustments made to the week 3 work to enable courses to be completed without the need to teach a class. An adjusted reflective exercise can be done instead of the usual relfections on the taught class or session.

Courses from January to May 2020

CPD for Dance TeachersHappy New Year. There is always a lot to do at the beginning of the year and here at CPD for Dance Teachers it is a busy time. In response to requests for course lists to cover several months at a time the new course list covers from January to May. So you can book now for any of the courses on the list.

New courses coming later this year

There is preparation work being done on some new courses to add to the current  courses.  There will be news of them in the coming months. Watch out for announcements later in the year.

Course fees

Our Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers are very reasonably priced especially as they include at least three personal email tutorials/feedback during each course. This personal feedback personalises the course to your teaching practice in a way that teachers report to be very beneficial.

We don’t often increase our course fees but it is necessary to do so this year. Current fees per course are £55 and they will increase for courses booked after the end of February 2020 to £59. In order to give you an opportunity to still pay the current fee of £55 you can book any of the current courses listed to May 2020 at £55 as long as you pay for them before the end of February 2020. Course bookings paid for after the end of February 2020 will be £59 per course. The courses will still offer fantastic value and a convenient way to get some CPD under your belt.

Course information

You can find information sheets to download about all of our online courses on the Short Online Courses page.

We look forward to having an opportunity to work with you this year.

 

IADMS Regional Meeting, Edinburgh

The forthcoming IADMS Regional Meeting is being held in Edinburgh, Scotland on 30 March 2019. The topic of the meeting is:

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