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Dance Glossary…ABC

At JumpStart, we believe in using the correct terminology when working with both children and teachers.  But you may be wondering what it all means!  Over the forthcoming weeks we'll be creating an A-Z dance glossary which you can refer…

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New training course! Dance in Primary Schools

Teaching dance in schools continues to be a contentious area.  Teachers have less time and less encouragement to deliver subjects not deemed priority areas by governmental policy.  And yet, children today are more anxious, more overweight and increasingly disconnected from…

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Dealing with overwhelm in teaching

Feeling overwhelmed by your workload?  I have been.  Although it's an absolute pleasure working as a primary dance teacher and running my own business, it can also be exhausting!  Whilst I don't have lots of reports to write, assessments to…

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The Principles of a Good Dance Class

I’ve been teaching this week at Leicester College – students on the Foundation Degree in Dance.  Today’s workshop focused on how to teach dance in primary schools, which got me thinking about what actually constitutes a good dance class. Your…

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