Emotional Considerations for Dance Classes During a Pandemic
You and your students are living through an unprecedented crisis. The best model we have for helping people return to the new “normal” comes from literature on trauma-informed care. How can you emphasize predictability, control, safety, support for your dance students and community? Join Lisa to explore some practical suggestions.
Lisa Allred is a group improvisational belly dancer who teaches FCBD with Baskets and Fly Fusion. After a long career dancing with and then directing Dayanisma (FCBD® professional troupe), Lisa has now founded the Red Sage Collective, a virtual performance troupe with members from around the world. Lisa can be found teaching weekly dance classes online at www.lisaallreddance.com. Lisa is a co-owner of the Belly Dance Business Academy. She is also a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years’ experience working with children, families, communities and nonprofits.