Dance Teacher Retreats: BACK TO BASICS
Two unique opportunities

SESSION # 1
Preschool & Children

July 10- 13

FACULTY

Drew Burgess, Kaelyn Gray,
Tiffany Henderson, Melissa Hoffman, Becca Retter, Pam Simpson,
Julie Kay Stallcup, Rhee Gold

SESSION # 2
Children, Recreational & Tumbling

July 26 - 28

2 Dance Teacher Retreats

(All new dance teacher retreat!) 4-DAY BACK TO BASICS RETREAT: Preschool & Children's Edition | 7/10-13

A well-trained preschool and recreational teacher is laying the foundation for a future filled with students and success. ~Rhee Gold

At this dance teacher retreat you will Immerse yourself and your faculty in a 4-day retreat with a concentrated study of early childhood, preschool and children’s dance curriculum. Five innovative and inspiring dance educators are gathering at the DanceLife Retreat Center to bring teachers a broad and diverse continuing education retreat for those ready to renew their classrooms with current teaching concepts, routines, choreography ideas, music ideas, movement games, motivational seminars with Rhee Gold and more.

This dance teacher retreat incorporates creative movement, pre-ballet/ballet, tap, jazz improvisation and more for age 2 through 10.

 

FEATURING: Drew Burgess, Kaelyn Gray, Tiffany Henderson, Julie Kay Stalcup, Becca Retter and Rhee Gold

Dance teacher retreat #1

(All new dance teacher retreat!) 3-DAY BACK TO BASICS RETREAT: Preschool, Recreational & Tumbling Edition | 7/26-28

Preschool and recreational students are the lifeblood of many schools; we must continually refresh and renew in order to retain. ~Rhee Gold

At this dance teacher retreat you will immerse yourself and your faculty in a 3-day seminar with a concentrated study of preschool, children’s work and tumbling. Three innovative and inspiring dance educators are gathering at the DanceLife Retreat Center to bring teachers a comprehensive and diverse continuing education retreat for those ready to renew their classrooms with fresh teaching concepts for our most important students.

 

This dance teacher retreat incorporates 3 levels of tumbling (through age 12), preschool class curriculums, recreational ballet, tap and jazz; combos, routines, class structure ideas, music lists and more. 

 

FEATURING: Melissa Hoffman, Pam Simpson Julie Kay Stallcup and Rhee Gold

Dance Teacher Retreat #2

*seminar fee includes: complimentary meals, transportation to and from the hotel & all notes and/or manuals

Dance teacher retreat schedule: Back to Basics

Back to Basics #1
JULY 10-13
      
Monday, July 10Tuesday, July 11Wednesday, July 12Thursday, July 13
8:00-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST8:00-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST8:00-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST8:00-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST
9:00-10:00Preschool Ballet & Tap Combo
Becca Retter
9:00-10:00Training the Preschool Teacher
Tiffany Henderson
9:00-10:00Twinkle Star Elements:
Preschool
Tiffany Henderson
9:00-10:00Rhee
10:00-11:00Toddler Hop/Kinder Hop
Julie Kay
10:00-11:00Al Gilbert Tap Tech. Grades 1-3
Becca Retter
10:00-11:00Tap Tech. & Pullbacks
Drew Burgess
10:00-11:00Children’s Contemporary
Gray/Burgess
11:00-12:00Adding Props to
Your Preschool Curriculum
Becca Retter
11:00-12:00Dancing through the Season:
Unique Curriculum and Ideas for Children’s
Special Events
Tiffany Henderson
11:00-12:00Beginners Body Percussions
Kaelyn Gray
11:00-12:00Children’s Partnering Basics
Gray/Burgess
12:00-1:00Musical Theater/Broadway
Moves & Games
Julie Kay
12:00-1:00Dance Ambassador Program:
Performance Prep for Children
Julie Kay
12:00-1:00Classroom Success:
Prep, Structure and More
Julie Kay
12:00-1:00Tap Combos:
Swing Vs Straight
Kaelyn Gray
1:00-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH1:00-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH1:00-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH1:00-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH
2:00-3:00If My Shoes Could Talk:
Children’s Tap Technique
Julie Kay
2:00-3:00Top Hat and Tails :
Preschool Boys’ Curriculum
Tiffany Henderson
2:00-3:00Pas de bourrée Madness
Drew Burgess
2:00-3:00The Big Finish:
Children’s Tap & Jazz Routines
Drew Burgess
3:00-4:00Preschool Jazz
Becca Retter
3:00-4:00Because I Can:
Curriculum for children with special needs
& learning differences
Julie Kay
3:00-4:00Across the Floor Tap Galore
Kaelyn Gray
4:00-5:00Rhee4:00-5:00Show Stars Jazz
Tiffany Henderson
4:00-5:00Jumps & Turns for Children
Drew Burgess
5:00-6:30COMPLIMENTARY DINNERFREE NIGHT!5:00-6:30COMPLIMENTARY DINNER
6:30-7:30Awesome Recital Routines
for Ballet & Tap
Becca Retter
6:30-8:00Poolside:
Mentor, Leader, Teacher
Rhee & Faculty
7:30-8:30Playlists Galore:
From Mommy & Me On Up
Julie Kay

BACK TO BASICS #2 – JULY 26-28    
July 26July 27July 28
8-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST8-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST8-9:00COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST
9-10:00Warm-Up Exercises for 7-12
Julie Kay Stallcup
9-10:00Breaking It Down
Time step basics for children and beginners
Pam Simpson
9-10:00Tappin' Toddlers
Preschool Tap Curriculum
Pam Simpson
10-11:00The FUN damentals
Recreational Ballet 9-12
Melissa Hoffman
10-11:00Jazz Combos & Routines
5.5 - 7 & 7 - 9
Melissa Hoffman
10-11:00Broadway Kids
Musical Theater Basics
Julie Kay Stallcup
11-12:00Preschool Building Blocks
Tumbling Ages 3-5
Pam Simpson
11-12:00Toddler Time
Curriculum for 18 mo. - 3 years
Pam Simpson
11-12:00Kinder-Combo
Ages 5-6
Melissa Hoffman
12-1:00Classroom Success
Structure/Syllabi
Julie Kay Stallcup
12-1:00Recital Playlist Bonanza
Preschool through age 12
Julie Kay Stallcup
12-1:00Tap: TBA
1-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH1-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH1-2:00COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH
2-3:00Hippety-Hop
Hip Hop Basics for Ages 4&5
Melissa Hoffman
2-3:00Shuffle off to Buffalo
Buffalo, maxi fords, cramp rolls,
flaps and more
Julie Kay Stallcup
2-3:00Around the Floor :
A series of progressions, jumps,
turns to improve balance and more
Julie Kay Stallcup
3-4:00Tumbling ages 6-9
Beginner/Intermediate
Pam Simpson
3-4:00Preschool Madness
Preschool Combo & Routines
Melissa Hoffman
3-4:00Lyrical
Julie Kay Stallcup
4-5:00Rhee4-5:00Tumbling Age 10-12
Intermediate
Pam Simpson
5-6:30COMPLIMENTARY DINNERFREE NIGHT
6:30-7:30Dance Games for Class
and Summer Camps
Julie Kay Stallcup
7:30-8:30Poolside/Fireside Chat
Rhee & Faculty

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