Teaching Ballet to Adults and Older Participants

June 16

Join former Queensland Ballet Soloist and current Queensland Ballet Academy Physiotherapist Melissa Tattam, for a full day professional development workshop.

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Teaching Ballet to Adults and Older Participants

About

Join former Queensland Ballet Soloist and current Queensland Ballet Academy Physiotherapist Melissa Tattam, for a full day professional development workshop. This workshop will also feature input from Psychologist Nancy Pachana (Director, Healthy Ageing Initiative, HaBS Faculty at UQ). 

This workshop is tailored for dance teachers seeking to expand their expertise in teaching ballet to active seniors. Participants should possess a strong foundation in ballet artistry, teaching strategies, and safe dance practices. 

Included in this session is a complimentary pass to attend and participate in a Ballet for Seniors class in the week leading up to (or proceeding) the Professional Development session.

Learning Aims

• Provide teachers with a structured teaching resource to engage active adult/senior dancers. 

• Assist teachers to promote a love of movement, dancing and artistry through regular ballet classes.  

• Equip teachers with the confidence, skills and resources to deliver dance classes to adults and seniors. 

Learning Outcomes

• Understand the ageing process and its effects on movement and dancing.  

• Gain knowledge of the physical aspects of primary ageing and how this translates to a dance class.

• Acquire a deeper understanding of the pedagogical approach to teaching ballet for adults and seniors. 

• Understand and discuss with peers the positive benefits of ballet for adults and seniors.  

Dates & times

  • Sunday, June 16, 202410am

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Suitable for all ages



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$450


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