Come along and discover different perspectives on dancex for creative wellness from the UK and across Europe – inspiration for dancexrs, teachers as well as therapists, practitioners, trainers, carers, health care providers and those interested in integrating dancex and creativity into wellbeing and preventative health practice.
Dancers have issued a warning about the dangers of pressurising young ballerinas into going en pointe too soon.
22,000 dancers, three days, performances, classes, career advice, celebrities, interviews and shopping! MOVE IT is your chance to celebrate all forms of dance and the performing arts. Watch breathtaking Main Stage performances, take part in dance classes, discover dance career opportunities, brush up on your acting and vocal skills in workshops and shop for all your dancewear needs. Sonia Rafferty, co-author of Safe Dance Practice published by Human Kinetics, will be selling copies of her book on the Safe in Dance International stand, number 640. No matter what level you are – there is something for everyone and a glorious celebration of all dance genres at MOVE IT. Find out more
A new dance industry body has launched with the aim of creating a “single more powerful voice for dance” in the UK.
This book is aimed at dance teachers and students seeking to engage in public scholarship in dance and wanting to ensure their work receives the attention it deserves. It provides examples of what others have done and makes suggestions for ways dance teachers can evaluate their own projects or work for scholarship. Complete with research, teaching, performance, assessments and dissemination tools, it is a total package that supports dance teachers in their professional development through public scholarship and community engagement. Public Scholarship in Dance will inspire dance teachers and arm them with the necessary tools to incorporate community engagement into their lives to positively affect students, their community and their professional portfolios. Normal Price: £19.99 I €26.00 HK Rewards Price: £15.99 I €20.80 Find out more
Motor Learning and Control for Dance is the first resource to address motor learning theory from a dance perspective.
Until now, the dance market has been conspicuously devoid of instruction on the vital mental aspect of dance performance. Dance Psychology for Artistic and Performance Excellence provides the tools and strategies to enhance dancers’ mental toughness, enabling them to become more proficient and consistent in their dance performances.
The principles of safe dance practice combine scientific evidence with practitioner wisdom promoting health, well-being and optimal performance for dancers.