Adaptive Dance Teacher Training

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

Adaptive Dance 2022 – VIRTUAL Teacher Training
Dates: August 5-6, 2022
Time: 10 am-3 pm
Cost: $400
Capacity: 65

Adaptive Dance Teacher Training will:

  • Introduce techniques for teaching dance and movement to individuals with disabilities (emphasis on Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders)
  • Provide strategies for modifying dance instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners; provide strategies for modifying dance instruction to accommodate virtual learning
  • Bring awareness to some of the contextual needs affecting students with disabilities and their families
  • Include an opportunity to experience dance instruction and Q&A sessions with current faculty from Boston Ballet School’s Adaptive Dance Program.
  • Offer strategies for implementing elements of Boston Ballet School’s Adaptive Dance Program to meet the needs of various settings
  • Build upon a network of like-minded dance educators, therapists, administrators, service providers



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

Presenters and Panelists:  

  • ALICIA GREENE and Celia Watson
  • Partner organizations including Children’s Hospital Boston and Partners for Youth with Disabilities
  • BBS Adaptive Dance faculty, accompanists, students, and families


Can’t attend this summer’s session? Stay updated on future sessions and program announcements. Email ECI@BOSTONBALLET.ORG to get added to the Adaptive Dance Training interest list.