Workshops for Educators

We value the important role Montessori educators play in inspiring and planting the seeds of interest for children. Our workshop for educators and consultations are designed to empower and equip the generalist educator with the tools and inspiration needed to bring dance into the life of the classroom.

Please contact us if you would like to find out more about our workshops. We’d love to hear from you! 

You can book your workshops through our contact form/booking form.
 

Introduction to Dance and Montessori

Designed for: 

Montessori educators 3-6 and 6-12 

Duration: 3 hours 

Number of participants: 5-10

Prerequisites: none 

Educators will leave this workshop with: 

  • Knowledge, skills and confidence to incorporate dance in the classroom

  • Activities that can be implemented straight away 

  • A printed A4 handbook covering theory and activities 

  • A soft copy of the handbook emailed upon completion of the workshop

 

This interactive workshop is designed to offer educators the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to confidently embed dance into the Montessori learning environment. 

 

No previous dance experience needed. An open mind is all you need! 

 

Through this workshop educators will learn about dance as an art form and discover how it can be a medium through which concepts such as lines, angles, preposition, adverb, patterns, the fundamental needs and more can be explored. 

 

Once you know the building blocks such as the elements of dance and compositional tools, you will feel empowered to guide the children to explore and generate their own movement sequences in response to improvisation based activities. You will leave the workshop ready to embed dance into the life of the classroom.

 

This professional development workshop will cover the following topics: 

  • Montessori theory on movement 

  • Current research on dance and its benefits 

  • The Elements of Dance

  • Compositional tools

  • Movement exploration and improvisation  

  • Safe dance practices 

  • Grace and courtesy, freedom and responsibility, organisation of space.

How to book?

Click the button below which will take you to our Contact page. Tell us your requirements using the easy to use form, and we will contact you within two working days.

Consultations

Designed for: 

educators who have completed our Introduction to Dance and Montessori workshop 

Duration: tailored to individual needs

We offer consultations to ensure educators who have attended our workshop to feel empowered and well supported to successfully implement dance into their Montessori environment. 

Consultations can include: 

  • Review of the concepts and skills covered in Introduction to Dance and Montessori workshop and applying it to your individual needs. 

  • Support with connecting the elements of dance and composition tools to other areas of study. 

  • Support with brainstorming ways of suggesting dance as a means through which to do follow up work in other areas of study. 

  • How to guide children’s dance exploration activities into a short dance piece 

  • Tailored support relevant to individual needs.

How to book?

Click the button below which will take you to our Contact page. Tell us your requirements using the easy to use form, and we will contact you within two working days.