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Regional Meeting: Ipswich, UK: May 2017

IADMS Regional Meeting

Ipswich, United Kingdom

26th May 2017

A Healthier Dancer Day on The Adolescent Dancer

Meeting format: Lectures and movement sessions
Target Audience: Dance teaching population and parents

Date: Friday 26th May 2017: 10.00 – 6.00pm
Location: DanceEast, Jerwood Dancehouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 3DW, United Kingdom
Click for map of location or Click for DanceEast's info page
Contact: Elsa Urmston
Booking: 01473 295230 or via DanceEast website
Further details and agenda below

The Adolescent Dancer:

A day of practical workshops, lectures and performance examining how we can support the health and wellbeing of children and young people through dance.

  • Provide high quality, evidence-based information about training the Adolescent Dancer from social, psychological and physical perspectives
  • Develop increasing interest in applied dance medicine and science research in educational settings, established by the IADMS Education Committee, 1DUK workshops and seminars and the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Healthy Young Dancer seminar series
  • Share models of best practice in working with and for children and young people

10.00 – 10.30am:  Arrival and Coffee

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

11.00 – 12.00noon:  Training the Adolescent Dancer: Physiological and Psychological Perspectives, Siobhan Mitchell, University of Bath

12.00 – 12.30pm:  Coffee

12.30 – 1.30pm:  Parallel Sessions:
Pointework Readiness
, Katy Chambers, Royal Academy of Dance
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 environment for dance, Mark Rasmussen - Harlequin Floors

2.30 – 3.30pm:  Panel Discussion: How Do We Support Adolescent Dancers to Dance
Chair:  Rachel Rist, Tring Park School for Performing Arts
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 Dietitian and Author of Nutrition for the Dancer
The Widening Role of the Dance Teacher, Tom Hobden, UNIT and DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training

4.30 – 5.00pm:  Tea

5.00 – 6.00pm:  Children and Young People Dance Performance

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