Royal Academy of Dance,

36 Battersea Square

SW11 3RA




This one day Workshop (worth 8 CPD hours) is designed as an introduction to the teaching of Pointe work. Aims Participants will learn a little about the history of pointe work. They will also be given guidance as to the right time for a pupil to embark on pointe work, how to choose and prepare shoes, and various ideas and exercises for teaching. There will also be a development of ideas for more advanced pupils, with Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate syllabi pointe vocabulary covered. Participants will be encouraged to engage in open discussion and sharing of ideas and experiences. Learning Outcomes  Attendees will:  gain an understanding of teaching pointe work acquire more awareness as to when to begin teaching pointe work to their pupils, and how to prepare them gain more knowledge and ideas for developing their pointe work using the Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate vocabulary, and  gain the confidence to try out their own ideas and exercises. For further information please visit: https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/study/cpd/cpd-activities/syllabus-activities/introduction-to-pointe-work