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New Zealand School of Dance - Tools for Teachers: Dance Educators Seminar

27 Sep 2020
Sunday 27th September, 10.30am-3.30pm
NZSD is pleased to offer you our first Tools for Teachers Seminar.
Event type: 
Dance, Workshop/Seminar
Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre
11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, New Zealand


NZSD is pleased to offer you our first Tools for Teachers Seminar.  This   non-syllabus based seminar is open to dance educators from all teaching backgrounds and affiliations. Presented  by two of New Zealand’s foremost dance teachers: Sarah Fitzsimons and Turid Revfeim, who will share specific methods they use in class with their own students, along with simple strengthening and aligning exercises that you can apply to your teaching immediately. What you can expect:

  • Explore current teaching methodologies that are easily applicable across a broad range of ages and disciplines
  • Learn how to integrate biomechanically sound movement patterns in your classes
  • Special focus on spinal mobility, upper body strength for ports de bras, lower leg alignment and turnout

Details: Where: Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre Times: 10.30am – 12.30pm | Break for lunch | 1.15pm – 3.15pm

Written by

New Zealand School of Dance

15 Sep 2020

Interests One of the southern hemisphere's leading dance conservatoires, training the professional dancers of tomorrow. The New Zealand School of Dance offers world class full time training in classical ballet and contemporary dance in an inspirational environment.