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The Doors to KickStart Instructor Training Program open ONE time a quarter for just 4 DAYS!
And NOW is YOUR Time...

Enrollment Opens April 1, 2024

See why the             plus students can't stop raving about the teaching that is a result of the KickStart Instructor Program.

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KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG
KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG
KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG
KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG
KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG
KIT CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR BADGES FOR PROG

A note about the role you play as an instructor from
KickStart Country co-founder, Adia Dance

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What Makes This Program Unique?

The KickStart Instructor Training (KIT) Program aims to empower individuals with knowledge, training, and resources to become impactful dance instructors that make a positive contribution to the dancing community.  The KIT Program was created to fill the need for knowledgeable and experienced dance instructors by providing up-to-date educational courses and training for all instructional levels, creating opportunities for instructor growth through an Apprenticeship Program, and paving a supportive path to a credentialed career in dance instruction.  

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Instruction

The KIT Program offers 2 full educational training series: Line Dance Instructor Training and Partner Dance Instructor Training.  Each Series is broken down into  sequential courses that build from a strong foundation rooted in fundamentals to an enlightened path exploring advanced concepts.  

-Taren Wilhelm

Curriculum Currator

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Learn Moves and Concepts to Teach!

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Our KIT Building Blocks are great for getting confident with foundational moves, musical cues, dance styles, and terminology for both Line and Partner Dancing

The KIT Partner Dance Building Blocks are the perfect instructor tools for how to combine country dance move into bigger patterns and teach them step by step for anyone to follow along.

Gary Lee

KIT Student & Creator of Country Swing Dance Connection Cards

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KIT Program at a Glance...

Apprenticeship

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Growth and confidence in instruction starts with education and flourishes with experience.  The KIT Apprenticeship Program serves to provide opportunities for instructors to gain invaluable industry experience by applying concepts learned in training to real world dance environments alongside industry professionals. Through these apprenticeship roles, Instructors can receive direct feedback and build confidence faster through experience and guidance.  Participation in the KIT Apprenticeship Program is immediately available upon any course/workshop completion.

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Certification

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Certification is awarded to those who complete a full instructor training series and participate in at least one role within the KIT Apprenticeship Program (or submit videos of requested demonstrations of instruction).  Upon receiving certification, those individuals will be recognized as KickStart Credentialed Instructors within the KIT National Network of Instructors.

Network

With the overall goal of making a positive contribution to the dancing community, the KickStart National Network of Instructors serves to mentor other instructors as well as fill the need for knowledgeable dance instruction in our communities. 

Our education-based training and interactive-focused guidance (with ongoing Apprenticeship support), we hope to raise the bar on what it means to be a KickStart Credentialed Dance Instructor and set an industry standard of Instructor service.

Great Curriculum and Instruction

Adia is positive, empowering, and patient. She helps me feel at ease in every workshop and private lesson and teaches dancing in a way that is organized, digestible, and fun! She is always making a positive impact on the community with her curriculum and her personality!

Learning from Adia has not only benefited my dancing but has helped me build the life of my dreams!

-Angel
Private Lesson Student and Event Attendee

Good Instruction is Essential

The instructor course is absolutely phenomenal and has a lot of details and a lot on the personal approach on how to teach line dancing, couples dancing, as well as really respecting the choreography. Positive environment, great people to work with, and great connections. 

 

 One thing that I really learned through the course is that good teaching is essential to make people feel comfortable.

If you wanna become a line dance or country swing instructor this is the place to be.

-Alex Cazetta
KickStart Dance Crew Member

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What Our Students Are Saying

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Get ready to be inspired and discover what's possible for YOU inside KickStart Instructor Training Program

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If you want INSTANT access, register now to be the FIRST notified once we open up the doors to Spring 2024 Enrollment.

So EASY to Learn From

I attended a weekend with Adia in Feb of 2023.  Although it was over six months ago, her straight forward and easy instructions allowed me to REMEMBER the moves and concepts easily. The ease with which she demonstrates the moves and concepts also allowed for easy implementation.

I look forward to taking more classes with her.

- Cory

It Just Took ONE Lesson!

Can we just take a minute and discuss how AHHHMAZING Adia is? We took our first dance lesson in December and after our first lesson we were already COMFORTABLE dancing.  If you are considering dance lessons I would 100% take them with Adia, you won't regret it!

- Taylore

From No Clue to CONFIDENT!

Adia is a PHENOMENAL dance instructor.  I came into the country line dance scene with NO CLUE what I was doing and after just a handful of lessons with her, my CONFIDENCE level shot through the roof.  Highly recommend Adia.

- Nic

Instructor Program

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DETAILED PROCESSES to plan and structure your lessons, from one-on-one private lessons to teaching thousands at a music festival.

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IMPLEMENTABLE Best strategies to keep your students coming back and wanting more from YOU as their favorite instructor.

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STEP BY STEP GUIDES that show how to build your following so that wherever you go the dance floor will be full of students and dancers, excited to share the floor with you.

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A MASSIVE list of resources so you can find answers in one spot and

have a strong starting point for getting started.

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DEMONSTRATIONS & TUTORIALS of "start here" line dances and partner dance moves so you have all the tools you need to start next week! 

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How ELSE Can You Benefit?

Through our training program you will learn some BEST PRACTICES for creating lesson plans, hosting high energy workshops, and booking private events which can be some of the EASIEST and most fun ways to make money as an instructor.

Check out what Kelsey shared about her KIT experience! 

This is your chance to learn from the whole TEAM of successful dance instructors combined with best practices from INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS all together under one roof so you can SKY-ROCKET your learning curve in a little time.

LIFETIME ACCESS:

You Get To Keep Everything You'll Learn About How to Be

a Highly Paid and Sought After Instructor FOREVER! 

Your investment in the program earns you LIFETIME updates so you can get more great ideas as well as they come!

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