Jolt Dance offers teachers’ workshop

Christchurch dance company Jolt Dance is holding a two-day workshop In October for teachers interested in using dance, music and movement to engage people with disabilities.

The Engagement through Dance training will be held on Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28 at Papanui High School in Christchurch.

The workshop will cover all the basic Jolt ideas and activities:

  • Jolt philosophy
  • Warm-up, pairs and large-group activities
  • Structures for improvisation – creating an open space
  • Adaptation and engagement techniques
  • Reverence of touch/connection.

These activities can be used with any age group and are accessible to all abilities. No experience is necessary.

For more information and bookings, contact Jolt Dance Artistic Director Lyn Cotton on 0211528600 or email