Yesterday I taught Foundation Degree Dance students how to teach primary-aged children. It was a great session at Leicester College – the students all got stuck in and I had some fantastic feedback I love the resource pack and also the information on ‘how to put your foot in the door’. Inspirational and makes me
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It’s the first time I’ve come across National Fitness Day – it sounds great! On this Friday (26th September) there will be a huge celebration of physical activity, with many exercise venues hosting events for free. See nationalfitnessday.com for more information. To link in with National Fitness Day, I have created a dance which combines
“… [dance] can speed up your heart rate, it can enliven your being, it can change your life.” Richard Alston  Anyone who has taken part in a dance class will be able to attest to the fact that dance makes you fit. Your heart beat is raised, you sweat (well I certainly do!),
Today at 4pm Sir Ken Robinson will urge “devote equal time to dance and maths” in The Educators, a new series on BBC Radio 4. And (of course) I whole-heartedly agree! There is a real buzz about dance at the moment and shows dedicated to finding dance talent dominate TV programming (Got to Dance, Sky’s
Do you find it difficult to motivate and engage boys in dance activity? You’re not alone. Teachers often ask for advice on how to teach dance to boys. And when I teach a new group for the first time, boys often enter the school hall rolling their eyes, their faces full of fear and dread!