This ticket includes entry to both days of the Toronto Dance Teacher Expo on August 9th & 10th, as well as our PBT Certification Workshop on August 8th at the Pearson Convention Centre. Toronto Dance Teachers Expo Teachers, Owners, Teaching Assistants! You don’t want to miss this! Over 50 classes and seminars in movement, pedagogy, early childhood education, special-needs, business, best practices and more! 25 professional development certificate courses! Over 70 exhibit booths featuring the latest technology and innovations. In addition to the classes and seminars, the expo will also feature a dance competition, a fashion show, and a vendor showcase. The competition is open to dancers of all ages and levels, and the fashion show will feature the latest dancewear trends.The vendor showcase will give attendees the opportunity to meet with dancewear companies, music providers, and other vendors. Attendees will also have the chance to win prizes and discounts from participating vendors. Benefits for attending the Toronto Dance Teachers Expo: * Learn from the best in the business. The expo will feature a variety of speakers and presenters who are experts in their field. * Network with other dance professionals. The expo is a great opportunity to connect with other dance teachers, choreographers, and studio owners. * Get inspired. The expo is a great place to see the latest trends in dance and to get inspired for your own teaching. Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Teacher Workshop This workshop is IN PERSON on Tuesday 8th August! 1-day intensive Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Training Workshop. Designed for teachers who wish to learn ballet/dance technique through the revolutionary Progressing Ballet Technique method developed by Marie Walton-Mahon. This course will benefit:-Teachers of all forms of dance.-Yoga and Pilates Instructors.-Physical and Occupational Therapists.-Sports Physiotherapists. PBT Training assists in developing muscle memory to enhance ballet training. It will be explained how to transfer the PBT Technique into your classroom. You will leave the workshop with a comprehensive training on the program, typed notes and certification in PBT. Bev will go through in detail the different stages of students’ development and what exercises to introduce and accelerate as the students become stronger. The process of development of a student’s progression towards the more advanced levels of ballet training will be explained. Details will be given to you regarding the content of the combinations. You’ll be explained in detail ‘how’ and ‘why” each PBT exercise adds to the value in ballet training or other dance forms. Question and answer time will be allocated after the training is completed. A full discussion with teachers will follow on explanation of the muscle groups that initiate different ballet exercises. Outcomes of learning the Progressing Ballet Technique Program: -An understanding of the activation of muscle memory to activate “turn out”-An understanding of the activation of muscle memory to enhance “adage movements”-An understanding of the activation of muscle memory to accelerate “allegro”-An understanding of the activation of muscle memory to activate “batterie”-An understanding of the activation of muscle memory for controlled landings-An understanding of how to breakdown the exercises-An understanding of how to build the exercises-An understanding of the appropriate age relevant to each exercise -An understanding of the correct muscle groups that assist each movement The workshop has limited seats and sells out quickly. Book early to secure your spot!
Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is a unique and essential approach to the art form that is ballet. All young dancers should be aware of PBT and I urge them to embrace this revolutionary support system
Toronto Dance Teacher Expo + Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Workshop with Beverly Bagg