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Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance®– Teacher Training Level One
for Beginning Levels One and Two Classes
You will gain insight and skills for refining your teaching techniques in addition to developing Paulette’s tribal dance style, class format, curriculum, and business applications. In most cases, you will be able to work and dance alongside other students and teachers in training, which is highly beneficial. Class sizes are generally very small, to permit individual guidance. You will be tested at the end of the session, and must pass to be certified. This ensures that your skill level and knowledge are satisfactory. You will then be certified by Paulette stating that you have successfully completed Gypsy Caravan Teacher Training Level One! You will also be listed on the Certified Teachers Directory pages on our website. We want to get you out in the world!
The program will cover:
- History of Tribal Belly Dance
- Paulette’s teaching philosophy
- What makes a great teacher?
- Body awareness and warm-up exercises
- Development and personal critique of dance technique, steps, and skills
- Rhythm and zil instruction
- Drilling for strength and clarity
- Journaling, meditations, and discussions
- Development of teaching format, class structure, and dance curriculum
- Wholesale product capabilities
- Business applications
- The Gypsy Caravan Teacher Training Manual
Course fee: $975.00, with a $150.00 deposit
Prerequisites: What do you need for this course?
Besides the required Collective Soul Intensive Level One course, you should have several years of dance training, preferably GC Tribal Bellydance. You must be familiar with both the Gypsy Caravan’s style of dance and music, including Paulette’s Tribal Technique #1 & #2 DVDs, the Caravan Rhythms CD, plus have read the book — Tribal Vision: A Celebration of Life Through Tribal Belly Dance, by Paulette Rees-Denis. Some dancers take this course, not to be become a teacher, but to further their own personal study. But in this course we emphasis the teaching aspect, as I do want you to be the best instructor you can be, and to show the power of Tribal!
What we need from you:
WeI will need a letter from you describing your dance background, stating your desires in undertaking this training and what you want to achieve—your dance dreams! Take the time to write this down as it will not only tell me your desires, but help to become clear for you too! I need to know that you are serious about this dance undertaking. Please list your strengths and weaknesses as a dancer, and why you would make a good dance teacher. Please be aware that this is not a writing test! We really want to understand what you wish to accomplish.
Along with your application and $150.00 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit, please also submit three letters of recommendation–one from your dance teacher, and two from either an employer, a student, or a fellow dancer, stating why they think you would make a good teacher, along with a bio/resume, along with a photograph.
Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Teacher Training Level Two –
For Intermediate Level One Tribal Classes
Where do we go from Teacher Training Level One?
Attend two six-hour semi-private sessions, which will cover:
- Adding on to the skills from Level One, as above…
- Further development of teaching format, class structuring, curriculum, business applications
- Teaching new steps and combinations
- Development and critique of personal dance technique and how to work with students in critiquing and developing their dance
- Continuation of rhythm study and zil patterns
- Music interpretation and dance styling
- Body awareness, strength building, and continuation of warm-up exercises
- Drilling, review, talking, sharing, laughing, working it out, experimentation, and so much more!
- Plus more pages to insert into your Teacher Training Manual!
Course fee: $689.00, with a $150.00 deposit
Prerequisites: What do you need for this course?
Besides being certified in the required Collective Soul Intensive courses (CS1 &2) and Teacher Training Level One, I would like you to be actively teaching our style, or have the desire to renew that passion. Yes, you can take the course for personal fulfillment-kudos to you! The direction is to be the best instructor you can be!
What I need from you:
I will need another letter from you describing your dance background, stating your desires in undertaking this training and what you want to achieve—your dance dreams! You’ve been journaling so do take the time to write this down as it will not only tell me your desires, but help to become clear for you too! Please list your strengths and weaknesses as a teacher in our format so far, and what you want to achieve! Please be aware that this is not a writing test! I really want to understand what you wish to accomplish.
Submit this letter with your application and $150.00 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit, along with a current updated bio/resume, and a photograph.
Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance® Intensive– Teacher Training
Gypsy Caravan’s Tribal Bellydance® Teacher Training Level Two, Online
You can bring Paulette and her crew to you, to teach these intensives at your studio, for your tribe and community, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep your GC Tribal classes and dance alive and thriving…
Let’s continue on with Teacher Training Levels Three, Four, Five, and Six!
Please email Paulette directly if interested.