Dance Instructor Training for Teaching Dance and Creative Movement to Children (3 to 6 years)

Course Details:
3 months certificate course in dance course curriculum designing for all the dance teachers/ instructors and trainees.

One must have basic dancing skills. Must have passed 10 +2 and can read and write in English.
Interested participants must email Bio-data at MAIL-IIDANCE

What is Creative Movement?
Creative movement is a way to get children to use their bodies to communicate. It uses music to help create the experience. Teaching creative movement is all about getting kids to use their imagination.

What is Creative Dance?
Creative dance is a form of dance whose main purpose is to provide an avenue for potential personal expression. There are no defined ways of movement in creative dance and its students are encouraged to draw inspiration from emotion, music and other dances.

About the course.
This course is for the dancer, who is focusing to become a dance educationist. The course will help and educate you on how to handle 3 to 6 years old kids in dance class and guide them to dance.


Part I A Framework for Teaching Children’s Dance
Chapter 1 Understanding the Importance of Teaching Children’s Dance

What Is Children’s Dance?

Why Teach Children’s Dance?

What Are the Benefits of Children’s Dance?

Applying the 21st-Century Skills to Teaching Dance

Meeting the Whole Child Through Dance

Linking the Physical Activity Guidelines to Dance

Chapter 2 Presenting Essential Content for Children’s Dance

The Body
Dance Forms

Questions for Reflection

Chapter 3 Designing a Dance Program
Planning a Yearlong Dance Program
Planning a Dance Unit
Planning the Dance Lessons
Sample Unit and Lesson Outline
Interdisciplinary Connections

Questions for Reflection

Chapter 4 Creating a Dance Education Setting
Class Size
Equipment and Teaching Materials
Class Frequency and Length
Community Characteristics
School Policies
Program Advocacy

Questions for Reflection

Chapter 5 Making Teaching Effective
Helping All Children Learn
Using Various Teaching Styles and Strategies
Motivating Learners
Establishing Protocols and Rules
Creating a Safe Learning Environment
Presenting Demonstrations
Providing Feedback
Engaging Students in Performances
Observing and Responding to Dance

Questions for Reflection

Chapter 6 Assessing Children’s Learning in Dance
Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness
Teacher Assessment of Students
Peer Assessment
Student Self-Assessment
Assessment Instruments

Questions for Reflection

Chapter 7 Including All Children in Dance
Knowing Your Students with Disabilities
Creating an Inclusive Environment
Implementing Inclusive Teaching Strategies
Inclusive Dances

Questions for Reflection
Part II Learning Experiences for Children’s Dance
Chapter 8 Learning Experiences for Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade

Neighbourhood Friendship Streamer Dance
Floating Clouds and Rain Showers
Run, Hop, Jump and Skip
The Playground
Ocean Waves and Swimmers
Spaghetti Dance
Balloon Dance
Percussion Instrument Dance
The Hungry Cat
Circus Dance
Connect the Spots
Frog Dance

Chapter 9 Learning Experiences for Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grades
Dancing Homework Machine
Creative Square Dance
Action Words
Baseball Dance
Birthday Celebration
Partner Dance
Three Sports Dances: Sports Add-On, Sports Web, and Sports Pictures in Action
Dance Maps
Create Your Own Hip-Hop Dance
Funky Shape Museum
Stick Figures Come Alive

The course fee is Rs 10,000/- (payable at once by cash).

Basic level dancing skills on any dance form. If you do not have any then you may still join but have to choose a dance form along with it.

Course commencing date:
Call 9830021421
Class time Friday 4 to 5 pm.

Cost Includes
Basic 1 Instructor Manual

Certificate of Completion
TWIST N TURNS studio at Salt Lake (BF 115, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700064).

Last Date of Registration:

Please call on 9830021421 to know.

Registration Location
TWIST N TURNS Dance Studio
BF 115 Salt Lake City, Near Swimming Pool
Kolkata, 700064

98300 28011

Our syllabus meets the international standards, recognized and authorized by Conseil International De La Danse. The official website is