Dance Health Finland ry


Puheenjohtaja Johanna Osmala, puh. 050-3475064


Dance Science in Practice, Stockholm 3.-5.11.2017

Dance Health Finland and Balettakademien Stockholm invite you to a conference illuminating dance science and its relation to and practical use for the dance profession.

The conference is aimed for dancers, dance educators, physiotherapists and allied health professionals. It will be of interest to anyone involved in the world of dance and who is interested in enhancing their professional practice.

There will be an optional performance at Dansens Hus on the evening of November 4 due to Balettakademiens's 60 year anniversary. The performance will include diverse works by recognised Swedish choreographers.

Full programme

Friday November 3rd 2017

10:00-11:00 Registration with coffee
11:00-11:15 Intro
11:15-12:15 Derrick Brown; At the Nexus of Dance/Science
12:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Sanna Nordin Bates; Perfectly Creative? An Exploration of Perfectionism and Creativity in Dance
15:00-15:30 Coffee

Group A
15:30-16:30 Workshops - Derrick Brown
16:30-17:30 Workshops - Sanna Nordin Bates

Group B
15:30-16:30 Workshops - Sanna Nordin Bates
16:30-17:30 Workshops - Derrick Brown

Saturday November 4th 2017

9:30-10:30 Hanna Pohjola
Implementing dance biomechanics into dance praxis: What to consider in balances?

Group A
10:30-11:30 Jessica Parnevik-Muth,Analyze to optimize
11:30-12:30 Workshop - Hanna Pohjola
12:30-13:30 Lunch

Group B
10:30-11:30 Workshop - Hanna Pohjola
11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-13:30 Jessica Parnevik-Muth, Analyze to optimize
13:30-14:30 Matt Wyon & Gaby Allard; Periodization in Dance training
14:30-15:15 Coffee
15:15-16:30 Wrap up + discussion / Final words

19:00 Balettakademien 60th Anniversary (optional; extra cost) at Dansens Hus.

Sunday November 5th 2017

11:30-13:30 Final discussion (optional)

Registration fee:
EUR 210 (SEK 2050)

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