Which course is best for me? Our workshops are designed for both dance teachers and health professionals working with dancers. Whether you are a dance teacher, physiotherapist, osteopath, podiatrist, pointe shoe fitter, gymnastics coach, martial arts coach, yoga teacher, pilates instructor we have a course for you.
Can I attend the Level Two Pointe Intensive before completing the Level One Course? Due to the new format of this workshop this Three Day Online Intensive can be taken as a stand alone course. However, we highly recommend you familiarise yourself with Lisa's approach to Pointe Work by revisiting the Perfect Pointe Book, before attending the course. If you wish to delve deeper we highly recommend you attend the Level 1 Teacher Training either in person or online, or sign up to the Online Teacher Training Portal.
Do I have to be on Pointe to attend the Pointe Course? You do not have to be en pointe to attend this online workshop! However, if you are currently en pointe, feel free to to have your pointe shoes handy. You do not need to have a student model with you during the course, however, if you have a student or colleague that you can practice the pre-pointe assessment and pointe exercises with after each session then this will be helpful.
Can I attend the Level Two Flexibility Intensive before completing the Level One Course? Due to the new format of this workshop this Three Day Online Intensive can be taken as a stand alone course. However, we highly recommend you familiarise yourself with Lisa's approach to flexibility training by revisiting the Front Splits Fast book, before attending the course. If you wish to delve deeper we highly recommend you attend the Level 1 Teacher Training either in person or online, or sign up to the Online Teacher Training Portal.
Do I have to demonstrate all of the exercises in the Flexibility Intensive? Please do not worry if you struggle with your own mobility. We have every element of the course filmed with demonstration students so you will not need to perform any movement that is not part of your normal repertoire. However, many teachers are delighted at just how much they effortlessly improve their mobility during the tests and exercises in this course!
Is the Training Turnout in Tiny Dancers a stand alone course? The Training Turnout in Tiny Dancers workshop is a stand alone course and can be taken prior to doing the Level One Teacher Training. To find out more about what's included CLICK HERE.
What is the best course to take if I work with younger students? If you are working with dancers under the age of eight the Training Turnout in Tiny Dancers will be perfect for you. In this systematic and comprehensive approach to training turnout in young artists, Lisa and Beverly will provide you with direct techniques to use in class to safely develop optimal range and control of motion in all dance students. This course is also perfect for anyone wanting to focus on Turnout. If you are working with recreational adult ballet dancers or beginner adult ballet dancers there are some great exercises in here for them too.
What if I can't attend all of the live calls? It is encouraged to attend each of the live calls with Lisa. However, please do not worry if you can't make one of the call. After each call you will be sent a follow up email outlining the course content that day, plus access to a recording of the live call and unlimited access to the members area which includes over 100+ pre-recorded content.
Is there a self guided option available? To find out out more about the Self -Guided Level One Course CLICK HERE. In regards to the Level Two courses we are currently converting them into a self-guided format. Once this option is available we will send an email out to our database.
Are the workshops CEC Accredited? After this workshop, you will be emailed the CEC Accreditation Application Form, which is designed as an overview of the online course in order for you to appropriately claim CEC credits with your governing body.