Age Appropriateness at Competition
Play • 1 hr 9 min

Guests - Robb Gibbs and Leslie Scott Zanovitch
Hosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley Mealor

In Episode 42  of Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, Courtney and Lesley hear from special guest Leslie Scott Zanovitch, founder of Youth Protection Advocates in Dance (YPAD,) along with IDA judge and teacher Robb Gibbs on the subject of age appropriateness in the dance world. 


Topics Include:

  • How the idea of age appropriateness encompasses more than just music, movement, and song choice
  • The real reason inappropriate dances may win at competition
  • Ideas for how to implement changes at competition to ensure a safe and appropriate experience for everyone


To learn more about Youth Protection Advocates in Dance, please visit their website:  www.ypadnow.com


The blog that inspired this episode was released in March 2018, and is titled “Keeping the Competition Stage Age Appropriate”.  Read now!


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  • Leslie - @lesliescottsays


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