HDC was well represented at the IADMS Conference in Houston, TX, October 12-15, 2017. Seen here are: HDC member Bonnie Robson; HDC Board of Directors Karen Sudds, David Outevsky, Erika Mayall, Nefeli Tsioutis; HDC Vice President Karine Rathle: our partner Safe in Dance International's Maggie Morris and Sonia Rafferty; Board of Director Sarah Kenny; and HDC member Tanya Berg.
The 2017 Healthy Dancer Canada Conference (November 10-12th, Calgary, AB), Science to Studio to Stage, is shaping up to be an exciting event! Registration is now open and available online through our website's Conference Registration. Registration fees include the viewing of a Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Company rehearsal on November 10th, food and drink throughout the conference, and access to all of the lecture and workshop presentations. Attendees will also receive a swag bag with great giveaways!
Thank you to all who submitted proposals, we received a record number of diverse submissions this year, from Canada and well beyond. We have confirmed our fabulous presenters—visit our social media accounts to find out more. The formal conference proceedings will take place all day Saturday November 11th through until noon on Sunday November 12th, and this includes both lecture presentations and embodied workshops. The HDC conference will take place in both the DJD studios and adjacent Kahanoff Conference Centre. Attendees can expect to walk away with further knowledge on dancer health and wellness from a variety of perspectives.
We'd like to thank our sponsors who have enthusiastically joined us this year to support HDC and help elevate this year's conference. Thank you to Harlequin Floors, Dance Physiotherapy Ltd., Human Kinetics, Dance Saskatchewan Inc., David's Tea, Digital Post Shawnessy and The Dance Current! We would also like to extend our thanks to designer Andrea Nilson who created our poster this year. There is still time to join the conference as a sponsor, vendor or exhibitor, please contact the Conference Coordinator at email@example.com for more information.
On August 30th, tune in to CIUT 89.5 FM at 9:00 am EDT, for a live interview on The Career Buzz Show with HDC Conference Coordinator Hailey McLeod and Board Member Nicole Hamilton. Hear their discussion about careers in dance, and the upcoming HDC Conference, occurring November 10-12 in Calgary, AB.
Would you like to communicate more effectively with your health care practitioner / patient? See HDC's Dance Resource Translating the Language of Dance and Science.
Continuing Professional Development for Dance Teachers - Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Ottawa
June 22 to 25, 2017 is the annual meeting of The Réseau d'enseignement de la Danse (RED) https://red-danse.ca/evenement/rencontre-red-2017/ (french only). This continuous professional development for dance teachers will once again gather great teachers who will share their knowledge with dancers and teachers from around Québec. HDC Vice President Karine Rathle will be giving a workshop on warm ups and cool downs, valuable information on safe teaching practices for dancers of all genres.
Early-Bird registration for HDC's Annual Conference 2017 is now open! Register by July 31 to take advantage of our discount. HDC members benefit from an additional discount. Register today!
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