10 episodes

Growing through Dance podcast explores the way dance interacts with life. It features advice, views and anecdotes from a continuum that ranges from the local grass roots movers up to the dance world professionals. Every dance parent and would-be dancer can make use of the dance world's insights, life and social skills, confidence building and evolving lifelong friendships . Hosted by dance teacher and professional dance educationalist, Katherine-Lucy MA, the podcast stems from her lifelong experience as a dancer, teacher, tutor and facilitator, and her passionate belief that everyone benefits in multiple ways from dance and movement in their life.

Growing Through Dance Podcast Dance to Live, Live to Danc‪e‬ Katherine-Lucy Bates

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.7 • 30 Ratings

Growing through Dance podcast explores the way dance interacts with life. It features advice, views and anecdotes from a continuum that ranges from the local grass roots movers up to the dance world professionals. Every dance parent and would-be dancer can make use of the dance world's insights, life and social skills, confidence building and evolving lifelong friendships . Hosted by dance teacher and professional dance educationalist, Katherine-Lucy MA, the podcast stems from her lifelong experience as a dancer, teacher, tutor and facilitator, and her passionate belief that everyone benefits in multiple ways from dance and movement in their life.

    Raymond Chai- International Ballet master and Musical Theatre Performer Part 2

    Raymond Chai- International Ballet master and Musical Theatre Performer Part 2

    In part 2 of the interview with the inspirational Raymond Chai,  we will hear how he made the leap from Ballet dancer to Musical theatre performer, and homed his skill as a Ballet teacher, becoming an International Ballet master. Raymond also discusses...

    • 27 min
    Raymond Chai- His incredible journey from Malaysia to the world of dance.

    Raymond Chai- His incredible journey from Malaysia to the world of dance.

    Raymond Chai grew up in Malaysia in a time when the country was still heavily influenced by the British colonial culture. Although his parents were very supportive, he did have to prove himself in his pursuit of being a ballet dancer as an occupation....

    • 34 min
    Hannah Ponting- Performing & Teaching Life

    Hannah Ponting- Performing & Teaching Life

    Part 2 of the interview with professional performer Hannah Ponting, where she tells us  about her life since graduating, how she deals with a performer’s mental health issues; her love for teaching  and how dance continues to interact in her life.

    • 21 min
    Hannah Ponting-making a hobby into a professional performance career.

    Hannah Ponting-making a hobby into a professional performance career.

    In episode 5 -part one, we hear how the journey of one young girl went from a Saturday morning hobby, into a way of life,  which set her on the path to vocational training. Hannah discusses her life as a young dancer, and the attributes she feels she...

    • 19 min
    Are you getting the best out of your child's online dance classes ?

    Are you getting the best out of your child's online dance classes ?

    This bonus episode looks at the things every parent should know about online dance classes, and suggests ways to encourage your child to get the best from the activity in this time of Covid and lock down.  Please subscribe and share.Please follow the...

    • 8 min
    Kate Radmilovic-Evans - a performer's perspective during Covid

    Kate Radmilovic-Evans - a performer's perspective during Covid

    Part two of the interview with international, multi-talented performer Kate Radmilovic-Evans. Kate discusses mental health issues for the performer during Covid, whilst using strategies to keep her career moving forward during the pandemic.Kate can be...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Lorraine Razzell ,

A lovely chance to reflect on why we all love dance

Such a lovely podcast which gave me a chance to reflect on how important dance has been in my life. Kathrine is a talented interviewer and the guests are so interesting. I am so excited to keep listening!

lottieloveday ,

Insightful and thoughtful

I would highly recommend this podcast to anyone who is thinking of starting dancing (at any age!) or anyone who would like to reflect on their training! A reminder of how life changing dance can be and the huge range of opportunities it can bring. A lovely listen!

ecmartin_ ,

Really insightful!

As a dancer myself, this podcast really gave me a lot to think about. Really interesting to hear from other people’s perspectives about the impact that dance had on them.

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