LEAP TOGETHER: Career and Life Transitions in Dance and Sport is a pioneering conference bringing SPORT and DANCE together to explore career and life transition issues for elite athletes and professional dancers.
The conference will bring together dance artists and elite athletes, psychologists, therapists, coaches, artistic directors, researchers, sport organizations, educators, physical therapists, dance service organizations and other stakeholders.
Topics and themes of the conference will focus on the elite athlete and professional dancer transition experience including post-retirement mental health, transferable skills, balancing performance and well-being, perspectives on career transition programs and creating engagement with career services, education and employers.
Our conference structure will offer many learning and knowledge exchange platforms which will include keynote speakers, working groups, specialist panels, workshops and an interactive plenary. We are striving to deliver optimum impact for our participants that includes networking, knowledge exchanges and learning opportunities.