Course Description

Learn how to teach the world's most innovative and playful dance program - get certified and bring DANCEPL3Y to Kids at your local dance studio, fitness club, community centre, or virtually through online classes.


*This is a hybrid course, it combines one day of livestream training with online self-guided learning.

Livestream Training: September 25th from 8am-4pm PST

Training Includes:

-1 day Livestream training
-1 Follow Up Call with Master Trainer October 23rd from 10am-11:30am PST
-Online pre-course materials
-Online Choreography Notes and Tutorial Videos
-Course Community Discussion Board
-6 months access to course area

During your training, you will learn how to create a motivating and safe space where kids ages 6-12 can get playful and have fun as they develop physical literacy and positive mental health through dance.

You will develop instructing skills and learn effective strategies on how to teach kids dance in a simple and playful way, using a combination of traditional yoga and our PLAYful & interACTIVE teaching approach.


  • Developing Physical Literacy and Promoting Playfulness through Dance
  • Becoming a DANCEPL3Y Instructor: Choreography, Culture, Coaching, Structure and Certification
  • Understanding Purposeful Playlist Planning, Coaching and Cueing.
  • Next-Level Instructing Skills: Teaching Using an Interactive Approach while Fostering a Positive Class Culture

$447.30 USD

Once you have completed your online and in-person training, you will have the knowledge and skills to obtain certification status.

In order to qualify for the "Certified DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor" title, you must submit a practicum assessment (via video) of yourself teaching a DANCEPL3Y class. In this video, you'll need to demonstrate that you are able to deliver a DANCEPL3Y class according to our internationally accredited program standards.

Following your successful practicum assessment, you'll be eligible to become a licensed DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor through our Membership program ($288/year), where you'll get access to on-going choreography and program planning content.

By registering for this course, you agree to the following Terms & Conditions.

Master Trainer

Matt Leung

Matt Leung is a business graduate from the University of Calgary, who has spent over 10 years working with children and youth in the recreation sector. Matt is the Coordinator of Active Play at Vivo for Healthier Generations, a local recreation centre in Calgary, Alberta. He manages Vivo’s Summer Camps and is responsible for the creation and implementation of Vivo’s Active Play Strategy. Leading up to the 2017 International Play Association conference being held in Calgary he sits on the steering committee for YYCPlays, a committee of professionals invested in building Calgary’s capacity for play. Matt is also an active member of the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association’s Child & Youth Committee, a certified HIGH FIVE Trainer, and the original Vivo Play Ambassador.

Course Price

Certification Bundle

  • $997.00

    $997.00DANCEPL3Y Kids: Certification Bundle

    This bundle has everything you need to launch In-person & Livestream DANCEPL3Y classes to children ages 6-12 including, the DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor Training Course, DANCEPL3Y Business Module and Two-Year DANCEPL3Y Kids License & Membership.
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