About Clara Pina

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Clara Pina has created 27 blog entries.

Dance is a universal language – Interview with Hinano Toda

Hinano Toda, our second international student, and first from the other side of the globe, who volunteered with us this season, is living proof that dance is a universal language. Hinano is from Japan and came to Canada to further her language studies. Although Hinano could speak only a few words in English when she [...]

By |2020-04-22T08:24:45-05:00April 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Week 5 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Grab your love ones and just follow after us!

We absolutely love this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge song! Here are some clues: you will need to get real loose, get comfortable, grab your loved ones and just follow after our awesome dancers, volunteers and teachers! Did you guess it? Let’s dance and have some fun with “The Git Up” by Blanco Brown. Check out the video [...]

By |2020-04-21T08:48:45-05:00April 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Week 4 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Let your inner dancer shine!

Do you feel better when you are DANCING? If you answered YES, you can’t miss this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge video. We will let our inner dancer shine with “Better When I’m Dancing" by Meghan Trainor, song chosen by two of our dancers from our Alliston location. A heartfelt thank you to our amazing volunteers, dancers and [...]

By |2020-04-14T09:19:19-05:00April 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Welcome to week 3 of our #KeepDancingChallenge: “Some Things Never Change” from Frozen 2 movie!

Welcome to week 3 of our #KeepDancingChallenge! This week we’ve chosen a song from the new Frozen 2 movie: “Some Things Never Change”. Even though we are going through a lot of changes right now, it is important to remember that we have each other and we can keep dancing at home. We realize now [...]

By |2020-04-08T08:45:52-05:00April 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to Nicole Teplin, our Volunteer of the Month for March!

Although this is Nicole's first year with the Dance Ability Movement, her enthusiasm, attention to detail, and willingness to jump into unpredictable situations make us feel as though she's been on our team for years. Nicole brings a wealth of energy and light to our studio. She is consistently seen taking initiative in the class [...]

By |2020-04-01T18:24:22-05:00April 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Are you ready for Week 2 of our #KeepDancingChallenge?

On this week’s challenge, we will dance "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars, a song chosen by Madison, one of our teen dancers in Milton. Some of our amazing dancers, volunteers and teachers had a lot of fun creating awesome moves for this song! Check out the video on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/E1cSw5G3CnE Grab your family [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:51:24-05:00April 1st, 2020|0 Comments

#KeepDancingChallenge – Let’s come together to spread the JOY of dance!

While we are living challenging times, we have to do our best to keep a positive attitude and support each other. We can use our imagination and a little bit of technology, so DANCE can still bring us together! Each week we will post on our YouTube channel a new choreography as part of our #KeepDancingChallenge! More than [...]

By |2020-03-27T11:13:58-05:00March 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to Julia Afonso, our Volunteer of the Month for February!

The most important part of volunteering is having FUN! When Julia is in the studio with the dancers, you can tell by her smile and energy that she truly LOVES to be there, which makes it fun for everyone around her. She can also be found greeting parents in the lobby and connecting with dancers of all [...]

By |2020-02-26T16:41:16-05:00February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Building inclusive communities through dance!

At The Dance Ability Movement, we go way beyond offering dance classes. We build inclusive communities through dance. Dance that is done differently, showing that different can mean better, not less! The Dance Workshop in Alliston is a great example of how parents, dancers, teachers, OTs, volunteers, and the studio owner have come together to [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:38:24-05:00February 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to Dylan Abbott, our Volunteer of the Month for January!

When Dylan first joined our teen hip hop class, his passion for music and movement was clear. As a student, he is eager to learn choreography and perform with others. Dylan quickly took on the role of welcoming new dancers to the group and breaking down new moves for them. Helping new dancers was something [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:05:03-05:00January 28th, 2020|0 Comments