Maggie Morris, Andrea Downie, Bonnie Robson,
Karine Rathle & Jo-Anne La Flèche
EnhanceDance was pleased to spend time with colleagues from around the world at the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science Conference in Montreal. Andrea Downie gave a lecture presentation, Multisensory instruction addresses learning diversity and enhances dance skill learning and performance, and also lead a movement workshop, EnhanceDance: Holistic multisensory movement.
Healthy dancer workshop, New Blue Emerging Dance Festival, Toronto 2018
EnhanceDance's Andrea Downie presented a workshop in Toronto, Optimizing Dance Performance, with Nicole Hamilton of Inica Dance Industries and Kiah Brubacher-Cressman on behalf of Healthy Dancer Canada - The Dance Health Alliance of Canada at New Blue Emerging Dance Festival 18, June 4, 2018. Topics include physical tools to optimize dance performance, injury prevention and management, and psychological tools to optimize dance performance.
Dance conditioning workshop, Quinte Ballet School, Quinte 2018
EnhanceDance's Andrea Downie was at Quinte Ballet School of Canada in again this winter, working with the dancers in the professional division. We discussed how to safely and optimally warm-up and cool-down. We also did C-I Training classes and discussed the importance of supplementary fitness and conditioning for dancers.