Expanding upon her Pre-Pointe Primer series, Angeline helps you introduce important information and make a big event out of something which is extremely important to your students with her breakdown for a full day’s workshop for your pre-pointe students.
Find out why holding a Pre-Pointe seminar before your students are permitted to buy their pointe shoes is a great idea and what to include to present a comprehensive and rewarding introduction to this new and exhilarating phase of your students’ dancing careers.
abc for dance creates teaching tools, curriculum and specialty manuals for dance educators and dancers. The not-yet-released Pre-pointe Dance Curriculum includes both a manual (pdf format allowing teachers to print what they need) that covers the reasoning behind pre-pointe work, screening for readiness, educational materials for parents, in depth descriptions of all exercises, sample lesson plans and video clips of the exercises, AND exercise cards with each exercise printed on heavy cardstock to be taken into the classroom for easy reference.
Every ballet dancer wants to dance en pointe. But not every ballet dancer should. How will your teacher decide if you are ready? Why might she decide you are not? And what can you expect from a pointe class?