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From Plié to Power

Dance Conditioning Strategies

A Movement Session for Dance Educators

Sunday, January 21st, 2024
3:15-4:15pm EST

Learn How

From Plie to Power: Dance Conditioning Strategies is a specialized movement class tailored for dance educators, aiming to equip them with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively incorporate dance conditioning into their curriculum.

From Plie to Power is here to supercharge educators and set their students up for success in the ever-evolving world of dance.

Learn by Doing

In this movement session you will experience a strength and conditioning class designed for dancers in a typical private studio setting. Research supports strength training for dancers, however, the development of a conditioning class in a dance studio can be daunting when access to strength training equipment is limited.

This movement session will provide a template for a dance conditioning class with protocols for how to structure successful warm ups, circuits, and recovery with limited equipment. Key essential movement patterns for progressive strength development will be emphasized, along with creative discussions on exercise selection and periodization.

Dance educators will leave with new insight on practical strategies for dance conditioning and class design, along with ideas on how to integrate these elements into their current classes.

Learn from an Expert

Hear more about Megan Drabant, a dance educator and dance science expert, who will be leading this movement session.

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Megan Drabant

Megan is a dance educator, Pilates instructor, and dance science expert. She received her MFA in Dance Science from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, ENG. Megan has performed professionally with a number of companies including the Michigan Dance Project, Detroit Tap Repertory, and M.A.D.D Rhythms.

 

Megan is currently faculty at Tap Dance Detroit, Main Stage Dance (St. Clair County, MI), Dancewerks National Werkshop, and Triple S Dance Competition.

  • BFA in Dance from Wayne State University

  • MFA in Dance Science from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London ENG

  • Certifications:

    • STOTT Pilates

    • PTA Global Personal trainer

    • AFAA Group Fitness instructor

    • Gray Institute 3DMAPS and CAFS certified coach

  • Professional Memberships:

    • International Association for Dance Medicine & Science

    • National Dance Education Organization

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Here's What You'll Learn

• Basic structure for a dance conditioning class in a typical private studio setting

• How to structure successful warm ups, circuits, and recovery with limited equipment

• Key essential movement patterns for progressive strength development

• Strategies for how to integrate these elements into your current classes

Mark Your Calendar!

Don't miss this opportunity to transform your teaching and create a lasting positive impact on your students.

Reserve your spot for this movement session following the workshop: Mid-Year Makeover and continue on your journey toward holistic dance education.

Spaces are limited, so secure your place now!

When: Sunday, January 21st, 2024
3:15-4:15pm EST

Where: Michelle's Academy of Dance and Performing Arts Center
in Brighton, MI

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Virtually via Zoom

Elevate Your Curriculum. Empower Your Students. Enrich Their Lives.

Sign up for From Plié to Power: Dance Conditioning Strategies now!

Together, let's revolutionize the way dance is taught and cultivate a generation of dancers who thrive in body, mind, and soul.

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  • Dance Wellness Event- Movement Session

    25$
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