Shaping Practice


Shaping Practice - Second Edition out now!

Improve your practice with the newly published second edition of the essential resource DANCE TEACHING AND LEARNING: SHAPING PRACTICE.

The book has been especially produced for dance practitioners working in the informal sector with children and young people, and is of particular significance to DDTAL candidates.

Written for people working in the informal sector, and structured into 4 units to follow the structure of the DDTAL qualification, this book will also benefit a wide range of people including independent dance artists / practitioners, employees in a variety of dance organisations and companies, PGCE students, and dance students.

Contributions from twelve leading experts in the field provide:

  • Overviews of key theories, concepts and frameworks, applied specifically to dance
  • Information about child development, anatomy, physiology, and safe and effective practice
  • Case studies, reflective questions and bibliographies for further study
  • Illustrations of the range of practice that takes place within various contexts in which practitioners work with young people

Shaping Practice is available to order from the Foundation for Community Dance: