Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Specialist Training Day Dance for Health and Wellbeing

This specialist training day is for both Project Managers and Dance Artists interested in delivering dance activity for Health and Wellbeing.


Posted: 06/11/2013

Thursday 11 July 2013


Laban Building, Creekside, SE8 3DZ



Through interesting presentations, group discussion and practical sessions, participants will deepen their knowledge of, and develop practical skills in, delivering dance activity/projects against a Health and Wellbeing agenda.

9.30 – 12:00 Project Managers and Dance Artists develop a greater understanding of;

· The growing Arts and Health sector and the impact of dance when utilised effectively in this context

· Key research projects and their outcomes in relation to dance and various aspects of health and wellbeing

· Current anti-obesity programmes operating in the Lewisham Borough – their successes and issues

12:45 – 16:00 Dance Artists and Project Managers will be divided to focus on the following;

Dance Artists will work practically to;

· Review and explore the structure of a dance class from the perspective of physical/physiological progression

· Consider psychological approaches to class planning and participant engagement in order to foster positive experiences

Project Managers will explore:

· The intricacies of managing Health and Wellbeing focused projects. Considering referrals, funding, marketing, and language

· Effective measurement and evaluation strategies for Health and Wellbeing focussed projects


Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. To register and to receive a full programme contact Louisa Borg-Costanzi Potts

T: 0208 305 9364


*This event is subsidised by Lewisham Council. It is free for Dance Artists and Project Managers working/living in Lewisham. There is a £25 charge for Dance Artists and Project Managers who are not living/working in the Lewisham Borough. Payment can be made via cheque or card. Contact Louisa for details


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