Bring a Contemporary Skating Seminar to Your Rink OR HOST ONE VIRTUALLY
We can bring AIT Seminars to your facility in a variety of ways. To see the dates and information for any of our upcoming seminars, make sure to check out our calendar.
AIT SEMINAR CURRICULUM
We offer full-day / 6-hour seminars or half-day / 3-hour seminars, or short / 1.5-hour seminars (this short option is most recommended along with private lessons choreography work) and our typical seminar curriculum includes:
- contemporary/modern dance concepts
- 6 Ways of the Spine
- improvisation techniques
- on-ice core body movement concepts
- contact improvisation
- choreography tools
- ensemble work
- parent/coach/skater artistic skating information
- Videos from recent seminars:
- Video: Structured group improv exercise
- Video: Group combo – Garrett leading
- Video: Group combo – Kate leading
Schedule & Pricing Packages
Sample Schedule: Full-Day Seminar / 6 Hours
|8:45 – 9:00 am||Off-Ice||Check in | Icebreakers|
|9:00 – 10:00 am||Off-Ice||Warmup | Dance class | Learn combo|
|10:15 – 11:45 am||On-Ice||6 Ways of the Spine | Intro to improv|
|11:45 – 12:30 pm||Off-Ice||Lunch break|
|12:30 – 2:00 pm||On-Ice||Movement Technique | Full-body movement | Choreo|
|2:00 – 2:15 pm||Off-Ice||Break|
|2:15 – 3:15 pm||On-Ice||Improv exercises & games | Perform combo|
|3:30 – 4:00 pm||Off-Ice||Q&A about artistic track skating and contemporary skating for coaches/parents/skaters|
Seminar Tuition & Private Lessons
- Full-day seminar (6 hours in 1 day or 3 hours over 2 days): $900
- Half-day seminars (3 hours): $450
- Short seminars (1.5-2 hours; recommended along with private lesson choreography): $250
Since the cost of the seminar is a fixed rate, there is no required minimum number of skaters, but a maximum of 50 skaters is recommended.
We also typically offer private lessons for $120/hour before and/or after the seminar to work with students on their own programs and skills, for the maximum artistic experience. The hourly rate is typically paid directly by skaters.
Travel & Accommodations
Travel and accommodations are additional. Where possible, we work with you to decrease these costs by identifying nearby faculty, adding onto existing travel plans, being open to staying with a host family, etc.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about packages and availability.
VIRTUAL SEMINAR OFFERINGS
Since 2020, AIT has built up a virtual seminar audience from clubs, rinks, coaches, and teams across the globe. We offer Virtual Seminars as ways to experience shorter sessions on artistic and contemporary skating concepts while keeping it affordable and accessible for more skaters. We use the Zoom platform for all of our virtual offerings, and we can record the seminars to send out to registered participants if they were not available to make the time.
We can offer virtual seminars on a variety of topics:
- 6 Ways of the Spine
- Improvisation tools
- Choreographic techniques
- Hip Hop dance styles
- Contemporary / Modern dance
- Ballet for Figure Skaters
- Yoga / Mindfulness
The cost of our virtual seminars varies based on the length of the session (we do not recommend going longer than 2 hours):
- 1.5-hour virtual seminar: $180
Please contact email@example.com to inquire about dates and availability to hold a virtual seminar for the skaters of all disciplines at your rink.