DANCEPL3Y School Workshops
DANCEPL3Y OFFERs A VARIETY OF CURRICULUM-BASED WORKSHOPS FOR SCHOOLS TO SELECT FROM TO GET THEIR STUDENTS ACTIVE WITH DANCE!
It’s time to let students get active and inspire them to PLAY with dance! DANCEPL3Y is an innovative and award-winning program that allows students to explore simple movements from a variety of dance styles from around the world (Hip Hop, Urban, Ballroom, Bollywood, Lyrical, Jazz/Funk and more!). DANCEPL3Y’s unique interACTIVE class style is paired with a positive coaching philosophy where every student can claim their “Bubble of Awesome”. Forget 5-6-7-8 or complicated right foot/left foot choreography – there are only 3 Rules of PLAY: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself™. DANCEPL3Y School Programs are specifically designed to promote positive mental health, meet curriculum expectations for H&PE and Dance and guarantee to meet Daily Physical Activity requirements. Voted #1 on the Discovery Education Channel!
DANCEPL3Y school workshops have received international accolades for their positive impact on school climate, mental health and self-esteem as students learn and live the 3 Rules of PL3Y: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself.
- Exceed Daily Physical Activity requirements
- Engage ALL learners to get active and participate
- Develop Fundamental Movement Skills
- Support the various domains of Physical Literacy (physical, cognitive, social)
- Allow teachers to assess Phys Ed and Dance learning outcomes
- Foster positivity and playfulness in learners
OUR CHOREOGRAPHY AND MOVES ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO DEVELOP PHYSICAL LITERACY AND FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT SKILLS
WE MAKE CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND DANCE WHILE ENGAGING STUDENTS IN ACTIVE WORKSHOPS THAT MEET DPA
WE PROMOTE POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH THE 3 RULES OF PLAY: BE POSITIVE. BE FUN. BE YOURSELF!
(1-3 sessions per class)
These one-session workshops will ignite your students’ love for movement and music. Forget 5-6-7-8 or complex dance moves, these classes are designed for students to experience success and feel motivated to stay active with their classmates. Discover a mix of dance styles from around the world (Hip Hop, Bollywood, Tango, Latin, Funk, Top 40) and spark imaginations as students move to their favourite chart-topping songs to develop physical literacy and fundamental movement skills. Watch confidence soar as each student claims their “Bubble of Awesome” and follow the 3 Rules of PLAY: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself!
(4-5 sessions per class)
Let us teach your dance unit! DANCEPL3Y Residencies follow the Teaching Dance for Understanding model that allows students to be engaged and active learners as they explore a variety of dance styles. They’ll discover the Elements of Dance, create their own dance moves and work together to prepare a dance performance that shows their understanding of curriculum expectations. Each Dance Unit has a different theme, Grades 1-3 learners "Dance Across the Decades", Grades 4-6 students "Discover World Cultures through Dance" and Grade 7-9 students experience "Epic Mash-Ups". All DANCEPL3Y Residencies include lesson plans for teachers, a lunch-time workshop, Dances for DPA Videos, assessment rubrics and 4-5 days of high-energy dance lessons taught by Certified Instructors.
enhanced dancepl3y residencies
(4-5 sessions per class)
This program is designed to engage educators in the DANCEPL3Y Residency program, as well as provide additional activity ideas for cross-curricular learning. You’ll receive pre-program lesson plans, program support videos, on-site mentorship of dance lessons, classroom extensions and cross-curricular lesson plans. You’ll have the tools and confidence to help students continue to discover the various dimension of dance and active living, beyond the 5-day Residency!
Workshop for School Teachers
A 30-minute lunch hour workshop for teachers to learn simple Dances for Daily Physical Activity (DPA/MVPA). Includes "Follow-along" videos and coaching notes for teachers to get their classrooms active with dance!
family & community event
Book an evening event taught by the DANCEPL3Y Instructor, designed to get families and students active together and/or to showcase of dances learned during the residency program.