Individual Professional Development Training For Dance Professionals

Our Next VIRTUAL Certification is...

November 15th-17th, 2021

Join us online for a 3 day back-to-back training where you will be led through our Safety & Wellness Certification LIVE with Founder Leslie Scott Zanovitch and YPAD Advisory Panel Members including psychologists, doctors, studio owners and more!

At YPAD we believe that when you know better, you do better. As a result, YPAD certification is a research based, educational course with a trauma-informed approach for dance professionals and the dance industry as a whole. We hope you will join us in creating a better + safer dance environment!

YPAD Safety & Wellness Certification

$349 USD Per Person

YPAD's most popular course delivering best practices for better and safer classrooms. In the course, dance professionals can expect to learn about the following core areas: educational best practices including background checks and CPR/First Aid, abuse awareness & prevention, injury prevention & response, and safety & emergency preparedness, social media/media safety/today’s dance culture, developmentally appropriate artistry, body image/nutrition/disordered eating, and bullying/conflict resolution.

YPAD Safety Course

$199 USD Per Person

The Youth Protection Advocates In Dance® Safety course highlights the best practices required to create a healthy dance environment for today’s youth and future generations. In the course, dance professionals can expect to learn about the following core areas: educational best practices including background checks and CPR/First Aid, abuse awareness & prevention, injury prevention & response, and safety & emergency preparedness. *This course does not lead to YPAD Certification*