Business Models: Align Your Class Format with Your Goals
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Are you frustrated with the lack of commitment from students?
Do you find yourself losing interest or motivation teaching in your current situation?
Are you just getting started teaching and not sure how this course can help you?
In this course, you will learn how understanding different business models for belly dance classes can help you determine which one is right for you and your situation. You will gain the tools you need to design the most effective business model that supports your artistic vision and promotes your teaching goals. At the end this course, you will be able to approach new opportunities to teach belly dance, more informed and empowered. Click on the free previews below to learn more about the course content.
A recent transplant to San Diego, CA, Katayoun Hutson is a master teacher, author and national presenter. She served the Washington, D.C. area as a respected leader in the performing arts community for two decades, earning a reputation among students and colleagues as a passionate and dedicated creative force. Founder of the Mosaique Collaborative (formerly Mosaique Center for Cultural Arts) in Sterling, VA, she specializes in Iranian and Arab dance traditions with approximately 400 hours of advanced and specialty training in Middle Eastern dance and music. An educator and dance instructor with over 8,000 teaching hours in the classroom and the studio, her methodology highlights the aesthetics of cultural dance with a body positive approach aimed for dancers of all ages and abilities.
Katayoun is author of “Oriental Dance Curriculum, A Complete Guide for the Belly Dance Teacher: Beginner to Multilevel,” which is the first globally-distributed curriculum guide for teaching belly dance. Trained through the University of Virginia Curry School of Education in curriculum, instruction, human development and learning theory, Katayoun merges her classroom experience as a school teacher and her leadership in the belly dance community to bring tried and true teaching methods to the belly dance classroom.
Katayoun shares her expertise in teaching, offering topics ranging from multilevel classes and class formats to curriculum and lesson planning. She also shares her knowledge and perspective of entrepreneurship as well as self-publishing.