Featured move of the week – Chaine Turn!

Have you ever tried to do a Chaine Turn? Give it a try and dance along with our volunteer Natasha!* We would love to see you practising these moves at home! If you post pictures or videos on your social media channels, don’t forget to tag us and use the hashtag: #DanceMoveOfTheWeek   *Please note [...]

By |2020-08-10T13:34:43-05:00August 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Ten years dancing together: a true friendship story!

Throughout the last 10 years, The Dance Ability Movement has created an inclusive dance community where dancers of all abilities can realize their potential and build meaningful connections with other dancers, volunteers and teachers. We have witnessed many true friendships blossoming at the studio and in this blog post, we would like to share with [...]

By |2020-08-06T08:37:04-05:00August 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations Nera Gilbert on being selected as our July 2020 Volunteer of the Month!

Nera started volunteering at our Mississauga location this past season. She jumped right into the role with a patient and positive attitude. Nera takes initiative by offering to help instructors and noticing when dancers may need patient encouragement or a friendly face to join the group Through her warm and welcoming smile and demeanour, Nera [...]

By |2020-08-05T10:26:32-05:00August 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with us as an Occupational Therapist in our Ancaster and Milton locations!

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to provide services in Ancaster and Milton. Dance classes primarily take place on Saturdays and the candidate can provide anywhere between 2-10 hours a week. Why Work with Us? Working with The Dance Ability Movement is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to use your [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:31:45-05:00July 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Join us in congratulating Robin Kirk for being recognized as our 2019-2020 Volunteer of the Year!

The Volunteer of the Year award is presented to a volunteer who has consistently gone above and beyond in their role, has been an exemplary role model sharing their passion for dance, and demonstrates the values of The Dance Ability Movement by helping us build our dance community. Robin began volunteering at our Mississauga location, [...]

By |2020-07-23T13:54:39-05:00July 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Our Virtual Summer Dance classes are a great way to stay FIT and have FUN with FRIENDS and FAMILY!

Click on the image to see Class Schedules, Tuition Fees and Special Discounts! Weekly dance classes will be facilitated on Zoom by one of our team members, and taught by our qualified instructors. All classes are inclusive and seated adaptations will be modelled. Classes start the week of July 6th and run for [...]

By |2020-06-26T11:39:35-05:00June 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Volunteering can advance your career!

We all learn at school that everyone has to be treated fairly, to have equal opportunities and to feel part of a community. However, we often don’t truly and fully understand the meaning of these words until we live them. Volunteer work brings students this opportunity. It helps them develop new skills, become more empathetic [...]

By |2020-06-05T14:04:24-05:00June 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Double recognition for the Volunteer of the Month for May: Congratulations to Abigail MacDonald and Estelle Tang!

CONGRATULATIONS to Abigail MacDonald and Estelle Tang on being selected as Volunteers’ of the Month for May 2020! Find below how they have been helping us to keep our community connected and thriving! Abigail MacDonald - Ballare Studio Dance This is Abigail's first year volunteering with The Dance Ability Movement at our Ancaster location, Ballare Studio [...]

By |2020-06-05T13:52:49-05:00June 4th, 2020|0 Comments

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