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Business Of Dance Podcast


May 12, 2019

 

Intro:

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of The Business of Dance Podcast. Today I have a super exciting guest on the show who I will be interviewing, learning more about her amazing business, as well as discuss dance, childhood development and more!

Today on the show we have the fabulous Jessica Baudin-Griffin who is the creator of  Intellidance, and the Intellidance method. Intellidance is a playful and creative approach to movement education in the early years. Her programs are based on current best practices and recommendations in early childhood development and education, coupled with child and caregiver-approved fun! The program model combines exploration and discovery with dance, music, and play designed to nurture the littlest dancers while strengthening the caregiver-child bond! Intellidance instructors are play advocates who empower families by providing simple, accessible experiences that take them from our classroom into their homes.

 

Here’s a little more about Jessica….

 

Jessica’s Bio:

Jessica Baudin-Griffin (B.Ed) is a movement educator from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with over 18 years of dance education experience. After receiving her degree in Special Education and working in early intervention and youth intervention education programs for local school boards and government agencies, Jessica decided to pursue her dream of becoming a full-time movement educator after the birth of her first daughter in 2006. Focusing on community-based, inclusive programming for young families at her dance studio, J'Adore Dance, she has created more than a dozen original dance programs. During this time she continued to study the critical connection between movement and development in children during the first five years of life. When her second daughter was born in 2008, she formally launched the Intellidance programs. The Intellidance Method Certification program was launched soon after in 2010.

In 2016, after growing her one-room studio to serve over 1200 dancers, offering over 70 classes per week (of which 1/3 were Intellidance classes!), Jessica made the decision to sell J'Adore Dance to expand the Intellidance Certification program internationally and support other professionals working with young children in using the Intellidance Method and Programs.

Jessica has trained professionals from all over the world in the Intellidance Method, using conceptual dance and holistic teaching practices to increase the awareness of the benefits of developmentally appropriate early childhood dance and music education and experiences.

 

SPECIAL OFFER FOR LISTENERS:

Jessica is also giving away a special offer for all listeners!

Jessica is graciously giving a $150 USD off her Itellidance certification program using coupon code: BIZDANCE150

She is also offering a FREE Intellidance Parachute Activities Pack which include 17 different parachute activities for early childhood dance and music and an accompanying Spotify Playlist!

https://www.intellidance.ca/freedownload/intellidance-parachute-activities

The password for this free download is: IDance19PAF

 

Jessica’s Contact Links

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/intellidancemethod

Website:

https://www.intellidance.ca

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Intellidance

Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/Intellidancing

Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/user/intellidance