Author page: Danielle Webb

Locked down in the world of social media.

Becoming a Communications Officer during a Pandemic.  THE NEW. When lockdown was first announced, I was two months into my role of Assistant Communications Officer, and I was shaken to think that the role I had only just got to learn, was going to be changing so drastically- and that the process of training, upskilling and learning the ropes, was going to…

What I’ve learned from GX

A year in the life of a student with G-Expressions. Danielle Webb, Assistant Comms Officer. Since starting as a student with G-Expressions in October 2018, before then becoming Assistant Communications Officer in January 2020; I have learned a lot, how to manage employment amongst a full time degree, how to build websites, edit photos, grow and maintain social media platforms- but really…

A place of belonging

Forming friendships through dance. As professionals, we can recognise that young people in today’s society face multiple pressures, many of which are pushed by expectations, the idea of fitting into a social norm, or mirroring what is around you. The desire to fit into a social group or friendship circle may tempt even us adults to wear a mask in the hope…

How can we act as the positive?

The purpose of the professional: Promoting Young People’s mental health through creative arts As dance tutors, we have a responsibility and a role to teach and deliver dance activities, and with that come obvious physical health benefits that young people will feel from participating in the activities we provide. However, during my three years of professional study, I have come to realise…

Can we reach the unreachable?….

The importance of an open-door policy. Reflecting on my own experiences; Growing up, my own involvement in dance classes was interrupted and often put on hold due to the expectations held by the professionals in my local schools and clubs. Like most dance schools, across the country, they all had criteria that needed to be met. Whether it be of ability or…