10:00 am — 12:00 pm
Plungington Community Centre
Brook St

Preston, PR1 7NB
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Dance by Example is a training course to enable people with learning disabilities to gain the skills and confidence to co-deliver dance workshops and take the role of Dance Leader.

The training is also aimed at people who want to support Dance Leaders with learning disabilities.

The course is suitable for learners starting out on their dance journey or learners with some dance experience.

Over 20 weeks (40 hours) learners will explore the skills needed to co-deliver community dance workshops.

These include:
– leadership
– communication
– delivering dance activities
– health and safety
– working with participants with varying needs


Course Summary

By the end of the course learners can expect to be able to do the following:
– Work with a partner to plan a dance workshop
– Work with a partner to co-lead a variety of different dance workshop exercises
– Gather materials to use within a workshop
– Understand the importance of a warm up within a workshop
– Understand health and safety issues within a workshop setting
– Work with a partner to review a workshop



The course will run on the following Thursdays at 10am – 12pm:

November: 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

December: 6th, 13th & 20th

January: 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

February: 14th, 21st & 28th

March: 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

Apr: 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th


At the end of the course we will provide Information, Advice and Guidance to help learners to progress onto other work or learning opportunities. Where possible we will provide work placement opportunities within DanceSyndrome.


This course is free to participants thanks to funding from Spirit of 2012.


If you would like to join this course or would like more information, please email info@dancesyndrome.co.uk


November 8, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm