Dr Shona Erskine

Shona is a Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance  graduate who has been performing in the Australian contemporary dance scene in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth over the past 20 years and teaching at at Deakin University, VCA and WAAPA.  She has a a MPsych/PhD (Industrial / Organisational Psychology) from the University of Melbourne and her current interest is performance psychology for dancers and performing artists. Shona has been involved in a number of dance related research projects at Edith Cowan University, Australian Dance Theatre, Flinders University, and The University of Western Sydney. 

 Shona currently work with clients building structures for developing psychologically sound coaching methodologies and environments, including issues of self-care. This includes fostering mindful practice to establish workable techniques and habits, building strength and flexibility through mental toughness and corporate creativity coaching. She is highly focused on practical approaches for building the skills to create and innovate.