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Preparing for Safer Dance Practice e-learning programme

£59.50 GBP

Special introductory offer until July 31st 2017

This four-unit online programme, developed by Safe in Dance International (SiDI) and People Dancing, enables access to learning without the need to attend a course in person. It provides any dance practitioner – teacher, leader, director or dancer – with the knowledge needed to integrate and manage safe and healthy practice principles into all dance learning or working environments.  Applicable to all dance styles, from classical ballet and ballroom to hip-hop and Zumba, it can also be used in relation to any context, whether working with children or adults, beginners or professionals.

This course contains all the content needed to undertake the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate, plus an introduction to other relevant SiDI Core Principles, such as warm up and cool down and working with dancers’ individual anomalies.  It also awards 4 hours of Continuing Professional Development, endorsed by SiDI and the Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET).





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    The course will help you to:

    • Minimise injury and maximise your own or your participants’ dance experience
    • Prepare for and engage in dance activities in a safe, secure and hazard-free environment
    • Manage working in less than optimum conditions whilst upholding principles of safe and effective practice
    • Promote all dancers’ safety and well-being
    • Become familiar with country specific laws and regulations regarding health and safety
    • Use risk assessment techniques.

    For more information click HERE (takes to the new SiDI page on the Course)


Preparing for Safer Dance Practice e-learning programme and Review for the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC)

£84.50 GBP

Special introductory offer until July 31st 2017

This four-unit online course, developed by People Dancing and Safe in Dance International (SiDI) provides any dance practitioner – teacher, leader, director or dancer – with the knowledge needed to integrate and manage safe and healthy practice principles into all learning or working environments. Applicable to all dance styles, from classical ballet and ballroom to hip-hop and Zumba it can also be used in relation to any context, whether working with children or adults, beginners or professionals.

This purchase package also includes a professional review and endorsement of your knowledge and understanding in order to attain the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC). The certification itself awards 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development, adding up to a total of 10 hours CPD including the course.





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    The PHDC also represents Section One of the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC) and the Healthy Dancer Certificate (HDC).  If the PHDC is taken separately, it can be seen as a precursor to the other Certificates – it will not be necessary to repeat Section One if a Candidate subsequently would like to apply for the HDPC or the HDC.


Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC)

£35.00 GBP

The Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC) is based on Core Principles developed by SiDI and endorsed by leading members of the dance science community. In awarding this Certificate, SiDI recognises and endorses the efforts of dancers and dance practitioners to prepare effectively in order to minimise injury risk and optimise performance within their own practice or educational environment.

The Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate is an independent study certificate offering 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development. It also represents Section One of the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC) and the Healthy Dancer Certificate (HDC). If the PHDC is taken separately, it can be seen as a precursor to the other Certificates – it will not be necessary to repeat Section One if a Candidate subsequently would like to apply for the HDPC or the HDC.





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    Safe in Dance International and People Dancing have developed an e-learning programme ‘Preparing for Safer Dance Practice” which is available through this web site. This delivers all the content necessary to undertake the PHDC. For further information click HERE (taken to the Preparing for Safer Dance Practice Page)

    Group Rates Apply; for further information contact maggie@safeindance.com


Healthy Dancer Certificate (HDC)

£150.00 GBP

The Healthy Dancer Certificate (HDC) is based on Core Principles developed by SiDI and endorsed by leading members of the dance science community. It references up to date research in several key areas, knowledge of which is considered essential to support and encourage safe and healthy dance practice. In awarding this self-study Certificate, SiDI recognises and endorses the efforts of dancers working independently as they strive to minimise injury risk and optimise their own performance in the studio, practice or educational environment through their application of the healthy dance principles.





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    The Certificate content covers five Knowledge Areas: Dance Health and Safety, Health and Wellbeing, The Individual Dancing Body, Physiology in Practice, and Application. For further information click HERE (take them to the page on the Healthy Dancer Certificate) There is an online course available which covers all of the content of Section One: Dance Health and Safety and also gives an introduction to the rest of the certificate. Click HERE for further information. (add link to Preparing for Safer Dance Practice page)

    Group Rates Apply; for further information contact maggie@safeindance.com


Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC)

£150.00 GBP

The Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC) is based on Core Principles developed by SiDI and endorsed by leading members of the dance science community. Candidates reference research and practice in five Knowledge Areas, considered essential to support and encourage safe and healthy dance practice.

In awarding the HDPC Certificate, SiDI provides international professional endorsement of a dance teacher or practitioner’s good or best practice in relation to the Core Principles. Those working in any genre and with dancers of any age or ability level, can evidence their efforts to minimise injury and optimise performance within their own practice or educational environment.

The HDPC awards 60 hours of Continuing Professional Development that can be undertaken through self-study without the need to attend a course. The Certificate is fully endorsed and quality assured by the Council for Dance Education and Training: www.cdet.org.

“The programme of Continuing Professional Development delivered by Safe in Dance International (SiDI) is endorsed by the Council for Dance Education and Training, confirming SiDI as a CDET Affiliate.” Glyn Jones, Director, CDET.





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    The Certificate content covers five Knowledge Areas: Dance Healthy and Safety, Health and Wellbeing, The Individual Dancing Body, Physiology in Practice, and Application. For further information on the HDPC click HERE (take them to the page on the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate) There is an online course available which covers all of the content of Section One: Dance Health and Safety and also gives an introduction to the rest of the Certificate – click HERE for further information. (add link to Preparing for Safer Dance Practice page)

    Group Rates Apply; for further information contact maggie@safeindance.com


Safe Dance Practice: An Applied Dance Science Perspective

By Edel Quin, Sonia Rafferty and Charlotte Tomlinson

£24.95 GBP (plus postage and packing)

This seminal book is a must have for anyone working in dance. It is written by key members of the SiDI team and has been adopted as our key text. It comprehensively covers the Core Principles and Knowledge Areas as developed by SiDI and our international colleagues in the field of dance science

Safe Dance Practice bridges the gap between research and application for dancers and dance educators at all levels. The book presents integrated guidelines and principles that will maximize physical and mental well being without compromising creativity and expression.

Safe Dance Practice: An Applied Dance Science Perspective includes

  • Diagrams that illustrate ideal and compensated alignment and posture which readers can apply when assessing all dancers in all genres
  • Case studies that help readers contextualize their learning as they see it portrayed in an applied environment
  • At-a-glance chapter summaries and highlighted key points to help readers retain critical information
  • Cross-referencing to guide readers to related information in other areas of the book
  • Sources for additional information.

Safe Dance Practice will resonate with readers who want their dance experience to be scientifically underpinned to support artistic freedom. This evidence-based research will enable readers to access wider sources of information to aid their ongoing development whilst empowering them to take responsibility for their own safe dance practice and that of others with whom they interact.


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