Dance U. Teacher Training School
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Becoming a professional dance teacher today requires a comprehensive and sophisticated training in preparation for a demanding, rewarding and respected profession. L’ambiance Dance Centre Inc. is at the forefront of teacher education and training, and students enrolling on our programs do so in the sure knowledge that they are entrusting this crucial part of their professional development to a respected and experienced institution.
As those of us in the dance business have discovered, teaching dance can be a tremendously fulfilling career. But learning to teach well can be a difficult and confusing process. That’s why our director created the Teacher Training Program. Dedicated to ensuring excellence in dance instruction, this course is the only one of it’s kind in Ontario. We believe that dance instruction should be a viable career option for anyone - even those with no prior experience! Our dance director’s tremendous technical knowledge compliments his dedication, making this course a unique environment that encourages everyone to grow and build confidence in his or her new teaching skills and dancing ability. So if you’re attracted to dance and want to learn all the intricate details, or you want to discover how you can touch people’s lives as a dance instructor, try us out - you’ll be amazed at the transformation you can achieve in a very short time.
International/American Style Associate Level I Teacher Training Program
The Associate Level I Program (described in detail below) is a four month long program of study that will teach you the male and female parts in 4 different dances. You will learn the skills for teaching and breaking down patterns and elements and the terminology that is used worldwide to describe and to teach dancing.
The Associate Level I Program is divided into four four-month segments.
Section A: Four Months - Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Quickstep
Section B: Four Months - Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Jive
Section C: Four Months - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Hustle
Section D: Four Months - Paso Doble, Vienna Waltz, W.C. Swing, Argentine Tango
Program Objective: To teach you to become highly trained Ballroom Dance Teachers by learning the correct technique, style and characteristics of each dance and developing your understanding in order to teach those qualities.
What you will learn: The technique, style and teaching skills of each of the dances listed above. You will learn Figures in each of these dances as both male and female. In addition, we will prepare you with the necessary human relation skills that are vital to succeeding in this career.
Additional Training: We will also train you in basic stretching techniques and physiology (understanding how muscles and joints work to enhance movements and prevent injuries). You will also be required to assist our instructors in group classes in order to observe first hand teaching.
Certification: Upon completion of this program, participants are required to undergo examination by an examiner assigned by the Canadian Dancesport Federation. Successful students will receive the Associate Level I Certificate.
Employment Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the program, L’ambiance Dance Centre inc. will be offering employment to the top graduates based on the needs of the school at that time. Graduates can also seek employment at other studios as well as pursuing independent teaching.
Course Information: The four month course is broken down into private sessions and class sessions as follows: hours of private instructions with your Master Teacher.
hours of class instructions.
hours of simulated practical application with class mates and current staff of the school, as well as with actual clients.
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Toronto's Latin & Ballroom Dance Specialists
L'ambiance Dance Centre Inc. 29 Tandem Rd. 2nd Floor Concord, ON L4K 3G1