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Continuing Professional Development

An important part of our mission is to support our members in their professional development and ongoing learning.

We are currently offering regular monthly dances held by teachers for teachers: Feet 1st. Please see here for details and next dates.

The Turning of the Seasons

4 times a years, when the wheel of the season is shifting, our monthly dances take another turn and focus on a specific area of professional development and education.

For example : diversity, equity and inclusion work on the dance floor ; music and DJ skills;,non-violent communication; sexuality; creative processes such as writing / theatre / voice work in conscious movement spaces, etc.

These "Tuning of the Seasons" sessions are held for 2 hours by a teacher expert of that field.

They are free for ICMTA members and open to non-members with an entrance fee.

If you have a particular skill or field of knowledge you would like to offer, please let us know at Expert teachers are paid for these events.

Upcoming events

    • 01 Jun 2024
    • 11:45 - 12:45
    • Zoom

    Creating Installations:
    Creativity Refresher For Your Dance Space

    with Sarah Blagg
    Saturday 1st June

     11:45 BST time /
    12.45 CET / 6.45am NY (will be recorded)

    For this Turning of the Season - the ICMTA quarterly Continuing Professional Development's sessions - we are pleased to welcome Sarah Blagg.

    Sarah Blagg is a 5Rhythms & Open Floor teacher & artist who has been creating art for dance workshops for over 20 years. She teaches in the UK and in Canada.

    Sarah will transmit her life-long knowledge on how to craft (he)artful & soulful installations for our movement space.

    "We will warmup our bodies and succinct dance so that we are more present to our topic.

    With a mini practical hands on exercise we will gather, show, and create simple installation examples. We will make use of our feet and hands. And discuss different ways in with creating installation, what to include, lighting options, your own artistry, & obstacles.

    We will finish with a little whirl of dance letting our hands & feet reunite in the dance in the space we have created."

    This event is free for ICMTA members as part of our commitent to provide Continuing Professional Development for our members.

    Non-members are most welcome to join, with a 15€ entrance fee.

    If you can't make it at this time-date, the recording will available to members and registrants.

    Looking forward to feeling you there !

    The ICMTA Event Circle & Sarah


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Past CPD Events:

WHAT WE DON'T KNOW: Embodied Social Justice for teachers of conscious movement who are interested in shared collaborative learning.

Sue Rickards and Deborah Lewin offered Part I (July 18th 2021) and Part II (September 12th 2021) of this event to share their knowledge and experience in the field of Social Justice, as well as create a space for shared learning.

One more event about Social Justice is currently in the cooking pot, please stay tuned.


Andrew Holmes and Hilde Kloeck have begun to offer a series of exchanges exploring our relationship as conscious movement teachers to the Climate Crisis.

More events coming soon - details here or in the newsletters.


In March 2020, right at the beginning of all the lock-downs, Sarah Davies very swiftly offered ICMTA members a Zoom tutorial on teaching classes online. Many of us are still grateful to her for having helped us begin this new era of our teaching.

The full video is available for members in the Resources For Members section.

While we make every effort to ensure that the information on this site is accurate, we cannot guarantee that everything is up-to-date when you read it. Please check with us, or the ICMTA member concerned, if it is important.

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