Adaptive Dance Training

Learn and practice strategies for teaching dance to individuals with disabilities and techniques for implementing Boston Ballet’s Adaptive Dance program. 

What is Adaptive Dance Training?

Adaptive Dance Training covers techniques for teaching dance and movement to individuals with disabilities (emphasis on Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders), strategies for modifying dance instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners, and hands-on practice and experience in the studio. Participants will also gain knowledge of the contextual needs affecting students with disabilities and their families and strategies for implementing Boston Ballet’s Adaptive Dance program .

Who is this program for?

Adaptive Dance Training is for dance teachers, studio owners, program managers, educators, physical therapists, and other service providers.

Upcoming training sessions

August 1-2, 2020

We celebrate diversity while fostering a team spirit.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director

Adaptive Dance Teacher Training

Aug 1-2, 2020