16 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00

Flexibility for Dance (Bournemouth)

This one day workshop will address safe and effective stretching/flexibility training for dancers of varying ages and abilities.

Aims

To develop teachers’ knowledge and understanding of flexibility in dance along with how to evaluate students and modify training according to their needs.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop you will have:

  • An enhanced understanding of flexibility
  • A secure knowledge of the underlying principles of a variety of flexibility training approaches
  • An enhanced understanding of the challenges of working with the hypermobile dancer
  • Developed skills in assessing and addressing the length/strength balance in dancers.

Venue

JASS Studios, Bournemouth, BH9 2EY

Tutor

Amelia Wilkinson, MSc, BA (Hons), MCSP, MHCPC, APPI cert.

Amelia is a physiotherapist, dance science educator and Pilates instructor. Originally trained at the Royal Ballet School, her clinical and educational practice is informed by her own personal experiences as a dancer as well as current guidelines and research. At present Amelia works as a physiotherapist within the NHS and she delivers dance science educational workshops for the Royal Academy of Dance and Centre for Advanced Training Programmes. She is also based at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she teaches Pilates to music and dance students and staff.

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD

Fees

Members of the Royal Academy of Dance receive discounts on all CPD activities.

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Key Information

Time Fee
10:00 - 17:00 Member Fee: £121.50
Non-Member Fee: £170