Skills for Living

'This workshop is a life changing experience. It will help me to be more aware about my direction in my career and life'

 

DCD Partner Company dancer

DCD’s unique Skills for Living workshops, in partnership with and developed by Act3 Psychology, are designed to provide professional dancers with psychological skills to help them navigate the challenges of their career.

Join former Royal Ballet Principal dancer Jaimie Tapper and Ross McIntosh, Organisational Psychologists and experts in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), for a series of online training events open to all current and former professional dancers in the UK regardless of genre age and location.

These interactive sessions introduce and offer practice in key psychological skills linked to significant improvements in psychological health, performance and an energised sense of life purpose.

New for 2021: we are running a series that is FREE  TO ALL professional dancers in the UK.

We also run exclusive ACT3 workshops for our DCD Partner Company dancers.

Jaimie and Ross will demonstrate how to use the ACT model to build psychological flexibility, creativity and resilience.

The workshops are fun and creative and will focus on teaching you how to use a full range of ACT techniques, that can be applied to a range of life challenges. The sessions will combine theory, discussion and practice of the key techniques. Participation is always voluntary and everyone will leave with handy tools that can be used independently.

You can register for just one session or multiple. Sessions are being run monthly throughout 2021 (except July and December). If your schedule changes please let us know dancers@thedcd.org.uk so we can make space available for others.

All sessions will take place via Zoom. For any access needs please contact dancers@thedcd.org.uk , we will be happy to support you.

Book now for these upcoming workshops:

Six Ways to Well-being – pursuing evidence based approaches for a balanced life.

Friday 3rd September 1:30pm-3:00pm. Book by clicking this link here, please Add your name to the waitlist by clicking here.

 

How to deal with hard choices and difficult decisions – steps to help us navigate any dilemma

Friday 24th September 1:30pm-3:00pm. Book by clicking this link here, please Add your name to the waitlist by clicking here.

 

Communication Skills – valuing yourself and finding your voice

Friday 29th October 1:30pm-3:00pm. Book by clicking this link here, please Add your name to the waitlist by clicking here.

 

Developing practical mindsets to enhance performance – whether it’s finding motivation for the mundane or managing high stakes anxiety 

Friday 3rd December 1:30pm-3:00pm. Book by clicking this link here, please Add your name to the waitlist by clicking here.

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