Dancing For Birth TM Instructor Certification Process
These steps are explained in detail below
Step 1: Attend both Level 1 and Level 2 DFB Training Workshop Step 2: Write a personal statement Step 3: Teach a Dancing For BirthTM Demo Class Step 4: Obtain a professional reference Step 5: Sign Dancing For BirthTM Conduct/Ethics Agreement Step 6: Specify class details (locations, dates, times) Step 7: OPTIONAL - Outline a syllabus Step 8: RECOMMENDED - Supplement your teaching skills Step 9: Submit materials and fee _____________________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Attend Level 1 and Level 2 DFB Training Workshop
[Level 1 and Level 2 are taught on two consecutive days] (Estimated time to complete: 16 hours) Provide copy of your certificate of completion Certificates are valid for one year.
Step 2: Write a personal statement regarding your skills and passions as they relate to becoming a Dancing For Birth TM Instructor. (Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes) Statement should be one page or less in length. Step 3: Teach Dancing For BirthTM Demo Class & Submit Surveys/Waivers (Estimated time to complete: 90 minutes) Teach your demo class to pregnant/postpartum participants at no charge. Submit completed surveys/waivers from 3 or more classparticipants. If you would like to receive constructive feedback on your teaching, include a DVD of you teaching your demo class. DVDs are not returned.
Step 4: Obtain a Professional Reference (Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes) Provide one letter of reference from someone who knows you professionally. Include their contact information.
Step 5: Read and Sign the Dancing For BirthTM Conduct/Ethics Agreement (Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes)
Step 6: Specify Your Class Details (Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes) Provide location, schedule, duration, price, and refund policy for each class you will teach. If class details are not finalized at time of submission, you may e-mail this informatin when available to certification@DancingForBirth.com.Submit a photo (head shot only).
Step 7: OPTIONAL - If you wish to incorporate changes to the Dancing For BirthTM standard class format and content, write a class proposal outlining your syllabus and giving a
detailed descriptions of the proposed variations. Otherwise, you may skip this step.
Successful Certification will grant recipient the right to represent Dancing for BirthTM as a Certified Dancing For BirthTM Instructor (DFB) and to receive referrals from the Dancing For BirthTM Headquarters. The Certification Period is 3 years pending good standing and timely payment of annual dues: currently $100. Training and applying does not guarantee certification, which is at the sole discretion of Dancing For BirthTM Process, Terms, and Costs are subject to change at any time.
Do you have the passion to train DFB Instructors ?
After one year of being a Certified Dancing For Birth™ Instructor and teaching a minimum of 50 students you may be eligible to train.