6-Day, Denver Instructor Training Camp
June 25-June 30, 2013
Four days of teacher training with host, Joe DeMers, four nights of social dancing, and a two-day Blues dance workshop featuring YOU!
Blues dance instructors are always looking for new and more effective ways of teaching blues dance. Learn from professional teacher, Joe DeMers, how to properly develop blues dance lessons and exercises, to deliver those lessons with research-based instructional strategies, to manage a classroom, to apply and teach Frame Matching and ΔPTED in Blues dance connection, and to find support through an incredible network of dance instructors and peers. See our schedule!
The Denver Instructor Training Camp is a preliminary training camp open to any advanced or master-level dancer** looking to improve his or her instruction of Blues dance. Click here to see the schedule.
Included in your registration are room and board. Stay in beautiful downtown Denver, very close to Denver's local dance venues at the beautiful Campus Village Apartments.
Join us on Facebook for weekly discussions on teaching Blues and teaching tips.
**Because this is a training on instruction, I'm very open to an advanced/master level dancer of another dance style training with us, since you bring your core set of knowledge to the training. Just email me.
To develop, recognize, reward, and recruit quality Blues dance instructors equipped with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and habits of mind required to effectively teach Blues dance. To advance student learning and achievement of Blues dance history, culture, music, movements, aesthetics, and connection with quality instruction.
Plan on attending? Have an area of specialty in instructing Blues Dance? We want you!
We are looking for guest presenters to volunteer to teach a one-hour class during the camp. Registration and submit a proposal. Presenters will be notified before Thursday, May 10, 2012, of presentation schedule. Contact us for questions.
Blues Dance Teacher offers three different program levels: preliminary, advanced, and professional. Each is tailored to raise your level of instruction. Trainings are structured in a eat, sleep, learn, dance setting to encourage intensive instruction and collaboration. Teach in a two-day workshop at the end of each camp. See our schedule!