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SAINT LOUIS BALLET IS PROUD TO OFFER

MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP CLASSES THIS SUMMER!

These classes will happen on Fridays of the following summer program weeks:
July 8 (wk 4) and July 15 (wk5)

About Danscend Workshops: 

Danscend’s mission is to bring mental wellness to the forefront of dance training by providing a space for education, application, and community to dancers, educators, and professionals. Danscend resources are thoroughly researched, vetted by mental health professionals, and created from peer-reviewed scientific studies.

 

Danscend workshops include science-backed topical information presented in a fun and interesting way, fun, interactive activities for dancers to begin to learn to identify and cope with mental wellness challenges, vivid visual aids that translate current research in mental wellness to “performer speak”, and printable PDF worksheets for dancers and/or musical theatre artists to continue their mental wellness journey. 

 

About Kristin and Michelle: 

Kristin Deiss and Michelle Loucadoux have a shared sixty years between them in the dance industry and after working together in the education field for many of those years, the idea of Danscend was born. No strangers to the need for mental health awareness, they have both wrestled with various issues in their own professional dance careers as well.

With Danscend, Deiss and Loucadoux have created a resource that they wished had been available when they were beginning their dance careers; a resource that will now benefit not only their students, but also the dance industry as a whole.


Other studios and organizations taking advantage of DANSCEND:

  • Broadway Dance Center’s Children and Teens program

  • Celebrity Dance Conventions

  • Rhee Gold's Dance Life

  • California State University Fullerton

  • Ignite Dance Competition

  • National Dance Education Organization

  • Ball State University

  • The Space

  • Canyon Concert Ballet

  • Weston College


REGISTER BELOW FOR SUMMER PROGRAM CLASSES

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