Creative Dance Workshop for Dance Educators
Join Maria Hanley, a professional early childhood dance educator, at Dancewave for a Creative Dance Workshop that will restore your teaching mind and body. Get inspired and enjoy a 3-hour workshop that will send you back to your classes with new ideas, new songs, new props, and new teaching techniques. This workshop will cover class structure, expectations, and management for students ages 18 months - 6 years old.
$75 Early Bird Registration Until July 1st ($100 Full Price)
A passionate advocate for early childhood dance education, Maria Hanley teaches infants to 6 years in New York City. Maria currently designs and implements ballet programs for the young families and after school division at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan. In Brooklyn, Maria teaches creative movement, creative ballet, and parent/toddler classes at Dancewave Center and The Mark Morris Dance Group. Maria holds a Master’s degree in dance education from New York University (2007) and a Bachelor’s degree in dance performance from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania (2005). Maria has presented about early childhood dance at the Dance Teacher Summit the past three years. She has been featured in publications such as Dance Teacher Magazine and Dance Studio Life Magazine. Maria authors the blog Maria's Movers (www.mariasmovers.com), where she shares her creative ideas about teaching young dancers.