Today, Jade and I finished leading our first Facebook Live Dance Class, with our friends at Halton Down Syndrome Association to celebrate National Dance Week! It’s a strange time to be celebrating National Dance Week. As dancers, we are used to engaging with our bodies, through movement and interaction with our environment as well as [...]
Families bring a different perspective to research that cannot be gained anywhere else – A parent and clinician perspective
Mallory & Chelsea answer your FAQ's about getting involved with research The success of our Dance Ability Movement classes relies on engaging parents in our program. They know better than anyone else what their child’s strengths are and share with us valuable insights to help us offer a meaningful and engaging dance program for their [...]
Miss Kayla, Personal Trainer will be leading fitness classes this fall! With registrations rolling in, we wanted to highlight a NEW class at our Milton location, happening Saturday afternoons from October (starting the weekend after Thanksgiving) to May. We've received feedback from families about the importance of fitness - and wanting MORE classes [...]
In honour of National Volunteer Week, check out these reflections from a new volunteer, who recognizes the importance of lifelong learning and the shared interactions between her and her dancing buddies! Thank you Sandra for all of your hard work and for recognizing the importance of having a FUN and MEANINGFUL activity to keep a [...]
We take great efforts to ensure our dancers look good and feel good when they are performing. Being part of a team and feeling a sense of belonging within their community goes a long way in an individual's confidence and self-identity, and we strive to take every effort we can to make these feelings come alive for our dancers.
2016/17 Season Stats - 6 studios ran year-long programs from Oct. to June within 5 regions - 160 dancers participated in our programs, with 11 dance studio recitals - 65 volunteers supported our programming this past year, plus many returning volunteers during our busy recital season!
We asked Devon to reflect on her past involvement with The Dance Ability Movement, and we couldn't have asked for a better response. Enjoy this beautifully written piece from Devon!
Along with recital season comes graduation for many dancers and volunteers. This year, with our growing team, we are celebrating the achievements of many!