Hello everyone! We kicked off 2019 by welcoming our first international student, Becca, from the University of South Dakota. Becca is a Doctoral Occupational Therapy student who spent four weeks with us and traveled to all of our studios. You likely saw her bright smile in the lobby and in our classes throughout the month [...]
Hello Dance Ability community! As you know, October is Occupational Therapists Appreciation month. We want to recognize the amazing OT's that help make the Dance Ability Movement what it is! In this post, we want to recognize the wonderful Elyse Goodfield from our Richmond Hill studio JCB Danceworks who is new to the Dance Ability [...]
Continuing with our OT celebration posts, as October is OT appreciation month, we would like to recognize another wonderful member of our team, Rachel Martini! Rachel is the primary OT at our Ancaster location, Ballare Studio Dance! Q: What was your first interaction / experience with The Dance Ability Movement? A: I was lucky to [...]
As our new season quickly approaches we wanted to share our new inclusion statement that was formulated this summer thanks to our great community of volunteers, teachers and dancers! Inclusion is a big part of what we do; we are so incredibly grateful for the dedication our dance community has to creating an accepting, positive [...]
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.