"Cultural Awareness for Dance Educators" supports you in understanding the role culture plays in creating welcoming spaces. We focus on building better relationships by ensuring our teaching is responsive to diverse student needs. As we incorporate insights from dance educators, we will begin to fully appreciate the importance of our impact in the studio. By being open to cultures that are different from our own, we will be able to provide the best education for our students.
Objectives include:
  • Understand student-centered training that focuses on diversity.
  • Address cultural challenges and share solutions.
  • Incorporate an appreciation of differences into teaching.

Topics that are covered include: 
  • Bias and Cultural Humility
  • Hair and Costumes
  • Names and Gender
  • Disability and Neurodiversity
  • Consent and Trauma-informed teaching  
Preview a portion of the course FREE. Scroll down to watch Consent which includes Megan Emerson's "The Stages of Consent Culture for Dance Communities."


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