A Healthier Dancer Day on The Adolescent Dancer

International Association for Dance Medicine & Science Regional Meeting
DanceEast in partnership with One Dance UK

A blend of practical and discursive workshops, as well as keynote presentations, this day draws from the most recent research and practice in dance medicine and science to offer up-to-date information on the physiology and psychology of adolescent dancers to apply in the studio.

Friday 26 May Schedule

10.00-10.30am: Arrival and coffee

10.30-11.00am: Keynote Presentation; Speaker to be confirmed

11.00-12noon: Training the Adolescent Dancer: Physiological and Psychological Perspectives; Siobhan Mitchell, University of Bath

12noon-12.30pm: Coffee

12.30-1.30pm: Parallel Sessions: Pointework Readiness; Katy Chambers, Royal Academy of Dance OR Resilience and Mental Health; Stella Howard, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

1.30-2.15pm: Lunch

2.15-2.30pm: Creating a Safe Dance Environment; Mark Rasmussen, Harlequin Dance Floors

2.30-3.30pm: Panel Discussion: How Do We Support Adolescent Dancers to Dance; Chair: Rachel Rist, Tring Park School for Performing Arts, Panellists: Sujata Banerjee (Classical Indian Dance Artist), Hakeem Onibudo (Impact Dance and Changemaker at The Place), Sarah Lewis (Glass House Dance and DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training), Tracy Witney (Head of Learning and Participation, Northern School of Contemporary Dance)

3.30-4.30pm:  Parallel sessions: Nutrition for the Young Dancer; Zerlina Mastin, Dance Dietician and Author of Nutrition for the Dancer OR The Widening Role of the Dance Teacher; Tom Hobden, UNIT and DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training

4.30-6.00pm Tea, followed by performances

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Dates and Times

Friday 26 May | 10.00am to 6.00pm

This event is in partnership with One Dance UK and IADMS. If you do not wish for your booking details to be shared with these two organisations, please call our Box Office Team 01473 295230. 


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