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How to Teach Dynamic Classes

Create Structure, Content & Pace for Beginner to Advanced Dancers

Whether you are a new or experienced belly dance teacher, this workshop aims to train you in how to meet the needs of students at every stage of their dance development.

Students at different levels of experience and ability have different needs and expectations. It is your job as the instructor to, not only meet those needs, but to anticipate them - within reason, of course. While everyone learns differently and has different motivations for taking belly dance classes, students share general needs and interests in common that arise typically at the same points along the dance journey.

In this workshop, you will learn about creating a class experience to meet student needs, interests and expectations at different levels of experience and ability. You will be guided in how to create the appropriate experience for beginner to advanced level instruction.

This detailed course aims to help you,

  • Clarify and organize information
  • Save you time on lesson-planning
  • Improve student progress and retention
  • Build your reputation as a skilled instructor

Check out the free previews below to learn more about this course.


Your Instructor


Katayoun Hutson
Katayoun Hutson

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.

Learn more at: www.katayoundance.net


Class Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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