Mark your calendar, January 19-21, 2018. We are very pleased to have Laura Donlan from New York as our teacher for this workshop.
Laura has been competing in highland dancing since the age of 8, and has competed throughout the United States, Canada and Scotland. She has competed at 24 consecutive United States Championships and has qualified for the World Championships numerous times. She is also a member of the Scottish Dance Teachers Alliance (SDTA) and recently became a Scottish Official Board of Highland Dance (SOBHD) judge. She has done workshops throughout Canada, Scotland and the United States.
Laura is also a physical therapist, practicing since 2009, who has worked in outpatient and inpatient settings. She is a practicing physical therapist in the state of New York and received her doctorate from Upstate Medical University. She has taken courses in dance rehab, spine injuries, and taping.
Register now; teachers can earn CPD for attending.
If you haven’t seen the September Newsletter, you can read it here.
Please note that there will be an RHDA Registration night on September 20th, at the Heritage United Church (across from the NW Leisure Centre on Rochdale Blvd) from 6:30-8:00 pm. We encourage everyone to come down and get their membership form in; the 2017-18 forms are posted to the website.
Also note that if you haven’t already completed the fundraising portion of the membership, we ask that you provide a postdated cheque (for January 1, 2018) at time of registration.
First let me say WOW…… we have an amazing dance community. It has been a VERY busy few weeks.
May 20-21, the Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival – what a wonderful weekend.
May 27, a SPECIAL Congratulations to our dancers who performed beautify at the Provincial Selection Competition. All the best as you head to the ScotDance Canadian Championship Series in Prince Edward Island.
June 1-3, the 50th Annual Mosaic – a Festival of Cultures. What a great way to share the Scottish culture and show off our mad dancing skills.
Next up, our Annual General (Thank You) meeting, June 25th, so RSVP to join in on the fun as we continue to celebrate the successes we’ve shared so far this season as a community in dance.
If you haven’t subscribed, you can access our June Newsletter here.
We are getting so excited for this year’s Festival of Fun! Once again, the 2017 Scottish Pavilion will be held at the Owl, located at the University of Regina.
As with every year, the Pavilion cannot succeed without the help of MANY volunteers and we are seeking everyone’s help. Please take note of the following important notes; join us as we celebrate Mosaic’s 50th year!
2 Volunteer shifts are required per participating dancer in your family
Enter your RHDA Dancer’s name in the phone number field when signing up for your shift. This is an important step to ensure that you receive the credit
Age requirements for specific shifts will be posted
Volunteers under the age of 12, must be accompanied by an adult
Please sign up for shifts during which you will always be available, the success of the Pavilion depends on the reliability of our volunteers.