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2009 Annual Meeting Schedule - A Day for Teachers

19th Annual Meeting

Thursday – Saturday, 29 – 31 October 2009
Special Interest Groups Day Sunday, 1 November 2009

The Hague, The Netherlands

Sunday, 1 November 2009
A Day for Teachers
The Reality of Teaching
Theatre (main hall)
8.15 - 9.00 Welcome: Registration and Refreshments
9.00 - 9.10 Opening Remarks – Paul Steenbergen Foyer
Rachel Rist, MA, Director of Dance, Tring Park School for Performing Arts, Tring, UK.
9.10 - 10.15 Psychological Perspectives – Paul Steenbergen Foyer
The teacher’s self-image: what makes you the teacher you are.
Lucinda Sharp, BSc(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), The Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Australia
Psychological skills that promote passion versus burnout in dance class.
Linda H. Hamilton, PhD, Wellness Consultant, New York City Ballet, New
York, New York, USA
Investigations into the Teaching Process: Concurrent Sessions
10.45 – 11.45
Paul Steenbergen
The ideal teacher: students’ and teachers’ perceptions of effective teaching behavior (interactive session).
Jacques van Rossum, PhD, Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam School of the Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Koning Willem I Foyer
Deconstructing the battement tendu: insights into postural control fundamentals (practical session). Warm-up time available
Glenna Batson, PT, DSc, Winston-Salem State University,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
A joyful ballet class: practical approaches for optimizing performance (practical session).
Warm-up time available
Javier Torres, teacher, choreographer, former member of the Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki, Finland
(warm-up time 10.30-10.45)
12.00 - 13.15 LUNCH BREAK
Paul Steenbergen Foyer
13.15 - 14.30 Real bodies: solutions and strategies for teaching dancers with specific physical issues.
Liane Simmel, MD, Sportsmedicine, Osteopathy, Spiraldynamik, Fit for Dance - Institute for Dancemedicine, Munich, Germany; Gayanne Grossman, PT, EdM, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
15.00 - 15.30 Teaching novice and experienced dancers: the motor learning challenges.
Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, Professor Emerita, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
15.30 - 15.50 IADMS/Trinity qualification in safe and effective dance practice: a progress report.
Maggie Morris, MA, Trinity College; Sonia Rafferty, BA (Hons), MSc, Laban, London, UK
15.50 - 16.20 Forum: Discussion and exchange with the audience.
Panel of Teachers Day presenters, Chair: Janet Karin, OAM, The Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Australia
16.20 - 16.30 Closing Remarks and evaluation
Rachel Rist, MA, Director of Dance, Tring Park School for Performing Arts, Tring, UK


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