Dancing Through the Olympics
Six creative dance lesson plans inspired by sporting themes
Developed by dance artist Jo Cone as part of the Hampshire Dance NRG2 project. Suitable for Key Stage 2 (Years 4 & 5) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 & 8). Teachers can use this resource to plan and deliver dance lessons that will inspire and challenge young people.
NRG: Be Healthy Through Dance
CD-Rom (Windows PC only)
An interactive teaching resource of creative dance ideas with a health focus, aimed at those working with young people.
Developed through the NRG project, this resource includes practical ideas for warm-up and sequences designed to raise the heart rate and creative tasks around the body and healthy lifestyles. The sections cover cardiovascular sequence, the heart, the lungs, cool down and nutrition information, and also include suggestions for music and printable session plans to make use of them in your classes.
CD-Rom (Windows PC only)
An interactive teaching resource packed with creative dance ideas that provide a highly effective and exciting scheme of dance activity for primary schools.
The video, audio and text material can support delivery of the Key Stage 2 science curriculum, including movement class exercises based on sound waves, hearing, friction & forces, gases, solar system.
Managing a Successful Youth Dance Company
Paperback (45 pages)
This valuable resource pack provides an overview of the various aspects of setting up, running and developing a successful youth dance company. Full of useful tips, it will give you an insight into good practice, policy and procedures; it will also help you identify your strengths and weaknesses.
"...a great purchase for anyone considering starting a youth Dance Company or, indeed, for people who already lead one." dancematters magazine
Written by Hannah Wheeler, Edited by Melanie Precious and Sophie Amstell. Jointly commissioned by London Youth Dance, Sadler’s Wells and Hampshire Dance.
What's inside? Download a sample(2.9 mB PDF)
Dance Careers Event Toolkit
Guide and CD in folder (43 pages)
This toolkit is aimed at schools, colleges and arts organisations who would like to run a dance careers event for young people. It includes programming ideas, budgetting, tips for marketing and timetabling an event and useful contacts.
The accompanying CD includes printable contracts, risk assessments, feedback forms and funding information that organisations can adapt for their own use.
Basic Dance Techniques Exemplified
Teaching just got easier ! This DVD shows the basic building blocks of Dance. Specialist words are explained and each technique is clearly demonstrated in the videos. You will see how adapting basic movements can build into a coherent piece of dance.
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