Making the Connection: A Student Occupational Therapist Perspective

As a student occupational therapist, one of the main concepts that have been instilled in me is the profound impact that engaging in meaningful activities has on one’s health and wellbeing. When you break down this idea, it truly does make sense as our lives are made up of doing things we like, or need [...]

By |2020-05-29T08:58:31-05:00May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

#KeepDancingChallenge – Week 9: Come dance with us to brighten up your day!

Missing the sweetness to your day? If you feel your moves lack flavour, let us show you that dancing is a piece of cake! Come dance “Kid in a Candy Store” by JoJo Siwa with us to brighten up your day! A big shout out to all our dancers, teachers and volunteers who participated in [...]

By |2020-05-19T15:34:56-05:00May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Connecting through dance during a pandemic – by Chiara Mabrucco

This week, Miss Chiara, our Richmond Hill teacher, is sharing with us how dance has impacted her during these changing times. We hope her reflections inspire you to stay positive, keep moving and take control of the things you can! When this pandemic started getting serious, one of my first thoughts was “how will the [...]

By |2020-04-29T10:45:31-05:00April 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Week 6 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Are you feeling bored? Let’s shake it off!

On this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge, we love seeing your family members and even your cute dogs joining in! It really shows how dance can bring us together even in difficult times! A special thank you to our dancers, volunteers and family members for helping us spread the joy of dance! You can watch the video on [...]

By |2020-04-28T08:35:16-05:00April 28th, 2020|0 Comments

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