Safe Dance Practice (Continuing Professional Development) – 22nd-25th July 2019, University of Chichester, UK
Enhance your understanding of the dancing body and mind so that you can advance your dance practice, minimise injury risks, and gain required knowledge for pursuing a Certificate in Healthy Dance Practice, awarded by Safe in Dance International (SiDI www.safeindance.com).
Where: University of Chichester, south coast of England, UK
When: Monday 22nd July – Thursday 25th July 2019
Deadline for applications: 20th July 2019 – Early bird booking extended to 28th June.
Join us in the beautiful city of Chichester for this applied 4-day course in Safe Dance Practice. Chichester is a cathedral city on the south coast of England, just a 1-hour direct train from Gatwick Airport. Our campus offers modern dance studio facilities, set among our mature and leafy green grounds.
The Safe Dance Practice course is for current teachers of dance in any style, as well as students in their latter stages of their studies who may wish to pursue dance teaching upon graduation. The course will cover required knowledge for pursuit of the Certificates in Healthy Dance Practice, awarded by Safe in Dance International (SiDI www.safeindance.com). It is delivered by Edel Quin, a leading dance teacher and dance science practitioner, who is also a registered course provider for SiDI and co-author of the book ‘Safe Dance Practice. An Applied Dance Science Perspective’.
Topics covered across the four days of delivery include:
• Preparation for and recovery from dance practice
• Anatomy and alignment for dance
• Session progression and sequencing
• Integrating supplementary training
• Fundamental nutrition and hydration for dance
• Creating positive learning environments
• Dance injury awareness and management
• Ensuring a safe dance environment
• Consideration of the above principles as applied to different dancing populations (e.g. adolescents, elderly, disabled)
Guidance will also be offered to those who wish to pursue the Certificates in Healthy Dance Practice, awarded by Safe in Dance International (
The course will run alongside our Dance Summer Intensive (for 16+ year olds) and will offer daily morning technique class from a range of professional dance teachers. For more information on our Dance Summer Intensive please go to dancingopportunities.com/summer-dance-intensive-university-of-chichester/
Accommodation is available in our Stockbridge Halls, for £25 per person, per night. The Stockbridge apartments include single study bedrooms fitted with a ‘pod’ containing a shower, lavatory and washbasin. Modern and spacious kitchens are shared between five, six or seven people. Stockbridge is based in the heart of the
A detailed booklet outlining travel instructions, registration times, accommodation guide and daily schedule will be provided nearer the time. An indicative daily schedule is as follows:
09.00 Morning technique class
11.00 Safe dance practice morning session
13.30 Safe dance Practice afternoon session
16.30 End of day
How to apply / register: Please book directly at store.chi.ac.uk/product-catalogue/dance/events-201819
Or for further details please contact Miranda Labuschagne on danceBA@chi.ac.uk
Costs for participants:
Students/Early Bird: £390 (available until 28th June 2019)
Normal Rate: £450
Fees include 4-day Safe Practice course and registration fee for Safe in Dance International.
Accommodation is available in our Stockbridge Halls, for £25 per person, per night.
For further information, please visit https://www.chi.ac.uk/department-dance