Tip #426: Shall We Dance? The Magic of Using Dance in Training

On July 16, 2012, Posted by , In learning activities, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #426: Shall We Dance? The Magic of Using Dance in Training

“Relationships are like a dance, with visible energy racing back and forth between partners.”Colette Dowling

As an experiential trainer, I have experimented with using different art projects, movement and games to reinforce learning. For years, I’ve used music and metaphors to create a positive learning environment. Recently, however, I did something so brand new that I wonder if any other trainer has ever tried it. I incorporated dancing and live music into my training program!

The program was focused on how the members of an intact team can keep performing their responsibilities and moving forward when policies, procedures and team members are continually changing.

Two of the learning objectives for the program were for the participants to:

1.      practice … Read the rest