Don’t you know belly dance teachers who use the same old lesson plans month after month, year after year? Or how about the class that looks like every other class? Is that how to teach belly dance? No! Students want something dynamic that allows them to grow, feel excited about what they are learning, and keep them motivated to stay involved.
Imagine having a rock solid method for how to teach belly dance that grows as you grow and constantly challenges you to break new barriers. That is what you will find in Shake Your Booty: How to Teach Belly Dance for Fun and Profit. All the guesswork is gone. All the basics are here so that you can empower yourself to be the best belly dance instructor you can be. Shake Your Booty is the foundation of the BDT certification program. The Belly Dance Method covers:
- planning your first belly dance class
- creating lesson plans for various types of classes
- working with different levels of learner
- using assessments to measure growth
- understanding how students learn
- creating efficient movement
- working within the musical framework
- learning Middle Eastern rhythms
- playing finger cymbals
- making music visible
- breaking down the elements of choreography
- creating belly dance choreography
- developing improvisational skills
Straightforward, authoritative, practical and motivating, Shake Your Booty is perhaps the only belly dance manual of its kind. It turns teachers into trailblazers and makes excellence the new norm in every belly dance classroom. How? First, it gives you structure. It shows you how to create policies and lesson plans that will form the basis of your belly dance business. With that foundation in place, Shake Your Booty then helps you to understand how to reach your students, how to break down movement, and gives you tools to make thing easier to understand for yourself and your student. When all these little pieces become clear, it’s easy for you, the teacher, to take rearrange them and use them in ways that inspire endless creativity. It will skyrocket your effectiveness and enjoyment of your craft.
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