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Council Members Receive:


  • Weekly topical virtual conversations on how to support dancers' mental wellness


  • Weekly printable PDF worksheets for use in the classroom 


  • Short instructional videos every month to play in class


  • Q and A sessions with industry leaders, mental health professionals, and other dance educators from around the world


Weekly Virtual Discussions


Council's weekly virtual discussions will be held on Thursdays, with two sessions to choose from: 8:15am PST & 3:30 pm PST. These sessions will be recorded and available for replay (private only) for a month after the initial meeting. Members unable to attend may email in questions before the event. Each discussion will begin with an informational presentation on a topic and a discussion afterward. Discussions will be approximately one hour long.

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Weekly PDF Worksheets


Council members will receive weekly downloadable PDF worksheets to use to raise awareness and education on mental health and wellness topics in the classroom. PDF worksheets will be emailed on Fridays to members and will pertain to the topic discussed in the previous day's virtual discussion. These worksheets are designed to be completed in less than ten minutes of class time.

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Monthly Educational Videos


These educational videos will discuss issues impacting dancers' mental health and wellness in a way that is understandable and relatable to dancers. A link to each short video will be emailed to all Council members at the end of each calendar month. These videos are only available to Council members and can be downloaded for future use in the classroom.

Council Conversation and Worksheet Schedule


  January 13, 2022 - Incorporating Mental Wellness Education in the Classroom
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  January 14, 2022 - Incorporating Mental Wellness Education in the Classroom
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  January 20, 2022 - Exploring Dancer Mindset in Competition and Performance
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  January 21, 2022 - Exploring Dancer Mindset in Competition and Performance
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  January 27, 2022 - Dealing with Perfectionism in the Classroom
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  January 28, 2022 - Dealing with Perfectionism in the Classroom
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  February 3, 2022 - Reframing Feedback in the Classroom
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  February 4, 2022 - Reframing Feedback in the Classroom
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  February 10, 2022 - Understanding Body Image Challenges
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  February 11, 2022 - Understanding Body Image Challenges
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  February 17, 2022 - Coping with Dancer Stressors
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  February 18, 2022 - Coping with Dancer Stressors
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  February 24, 2022 - Encouraging Dancer Resilience
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  February 25, 2022 - Encouraging Dancer Resilience
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Choose a Pricing Option

$5/month

Danscend's Council

A group for dance educators who care for their students' mental wellness

Members of Danscend's Council:


  • Have the opportunity to participate in weekly virtual discussions on topics related to dancer mental health and wellness
  • Receive weekly printable PDF worksheets to support dancer mental health and wellness in the classroom
  • Receive short educational videos to play in the classroom


This is a subscription product billed on a monthly basis until you cancel. Cancel anytime from the account management page.