The Teacher Experience

July 30th & 31st, 2018
The International Centre | 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON

2 days of seminars and movement classes meant to challenge, inspire and invigorate our hard working dance teachers and studio directors. Every year we bring in fresh faces and fan favourites whose goal is to help you prepare for the competitive season ahead. Get your creative juices flowing with hot and current seminar topics and sweat it out with energetic movement classes taught by the best in the biz. With over 30 class topics to choose from, you can create your own personalized CDX Experience to meet your specific needs and interests.

New this year: Join us for some liquid libations at The CDX Teacher Experience After Party. We’re gonna throw down and celebrate this crazy dance life with some bumpin’, grindin’ and sweatin’… sure, we’ll try to keep it classy, but where’s the fun in that?

Dates and Times:
Monday, July 30th 2018: Registration from 10am-11am | Classes begin at 11am | Classes end at 6pm | Teacher Experience After Party at 8pm to 12am
Tuesday, July 31st 2018: Classes begin at 9am | Classes end at 6pm

Faculty & Class Topics Include:
Brian Foley - Training Your Elite Dancers
Cara Volchoff - (1) Motivation; (2) Musicality; (3) Making Moments
David Norsworthy - Integrating Improvisation
Desiree Robbins - (1) Jazz as a Proper Foundation; (2) Training the Social Media Generation
Eric Taylor &  Ron Turalinski - Props
Frank Jasek - Accounting for Studios and Dance Industry Professionals
George Jones Jr. - Hip Hop
Naomi Zahler, Jackie Judah & Paria Mirazimi (Athletix Academy) - (1) The Collective Core; (2) Myofacial Work For Dancers
Gerard McIsaac - (1) Master Ballet w/ Live Accompanist; (2) GOALS: 15 Focuses For The  Classroom
Jay T. Schramek - Tap
Tiffany McLachlan - (1) Movement, Technique & Progressions; (2) The Positivity Paradigm
Sharron Wilson - (1) Building A Team You Trust; (2) Creating a Strong Studio Culture; (3) Student Retention Made Simple; (4) Superstar Leadership
Scott Kufske - (1) Bridging the Gap: Studio Directors and Dance Competitions; (2) Mastering Creativity for Better Choreography




The Teacher Vision

  • Create an event with goals of aiding every aspect of the dance studio, as a business
  • Inspire teachers with the latest in technique tricks, dealing with tiny tots, keeping their dancers healthy, and many more fantastic movement classes!
  • Educate studio owners and office staff on the latest in accounting programs, easing the stress of managing studio accounts.
  • Broaden your scope of practice with new music editing software and how-to seminars!
  • Opportunities to discuss controversial dance topics in a round table EXchange! Speak openly with colleagues, guest teachers, and competition owners throughout the event.
  • Meet and greet with costume designers with great ideas for all your studio needs.
  • Create new friendships beyond the studio walls. Enjoy a night out as CDX brings you to the hottest underground dance scene – FEVER AFTER DARK.