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Online learning programme: Introduction to leading dance with Older People
Devised in partnership with Diane Amans, one of the leading dance practitioners in this field, the online learning programme stimulates thinking about what it means to grow old, what health issues may (or may not) have an impact on people as they age, and what issues dance practitioners should consider when planning dance sessions with older people.
Diane Amans Teaching at the Summer School

The programme consists of seven units which learners can work through in their own time and at their own pace. The programme is interactive and contains videos, quizzes and interactions to prompt thinking about the issues covered in each unit.

The programme covers a range of topics including:

  • Who are ‘older people’?
  • Language and labels
  • Health issues related to ageing
  • Contexts for dance practice
  • Approaches to leading dance with older people
  • Sessions aims, structure and safe practice.

Click here for more information and to purchase this course.