News2019-11-07T13:51:28-05:00

NEW Fit & Fun with Miss Kayla!

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 to motivate movement in a FUN environment. We happened to have an experienced and passionate personal trainer teaching classes for us who is thrilled to offer this unique opportunity to our community - Kayla Prior (Little), one of our FIRST volunteers will be your fitness [...]

By |August 31st, 2019|Categories: Classes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Day of Dance

Hello everyone! If you were not aware, April 29th is the international day of dance! We want to celebrate something so close to our hearts by sharing the amazing experience some of our volunteers were able to take part in thanks to Canada's National Ballet School in Toronto! Canada's National Ballet School hosted the Take The Lead Workshop as part of their Sharing Dance program which A photo of all the Take The Lead Workshop attendees at Canada's National Ballet School. invited dancers from across Canada, including several Dance Ability Movement volunteers to dance, create and share the [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Emily!

Hello everyone! We first want to wish everyone a happy Easter weekend! We hope you are all enjoying the long weekend and are getting excited about recitals that are approaching closer and closer. We have sent out an email about summer and spring programming so make sure to check your emails if you are interested! Today, we would like to introduce Emily, one of our new dance teachers to you all! Emily has been a great addition to our team and we are super excited to share this post. Q. Tell us a bit about yourself! (ie. dance background, rec [...]

By |April 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everyone deserves a chance to dance; reflections from our International Student OT

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 of January! We asked Becca to reflect on her time with The Dance Ability Movement to share with the community. We hope you enjoy!   Dancers on a Friday night! Why did you choose this placement? I chose this placement because I wanted [...]

OT Month Celebration Post

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 Movement this year! Q: What was your first interaction / experience with The Dance Ability Movement? A: My first interaction with The Dance Ability Movement occurred when I was an occupational therapy student. Mallory and Jade presented to our class and I was so excited [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

OT Month Celebration Post

Hello again, Dance Ability community! In this post, as part of our OT celebration month, we would like to recognize and thank Sabrina Curatolo! Sabrina is our primary OT at June Lawrence School of Dance in Mississauga. Q: What was your first interaction / experience with The Dance Ability Movement? A: Attending a class at JCB Danceworks after reading about The Dance Ability Movement on The Children’s Treatment Network website. Q: Why do you work for The Dance Ability Movement? A: The Dance Ability Movement is truly an inspirational organization with a simple mission -- uniting people through dance! Dance [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News Updates, OT Advocacy, Special Achievements|Tags: , , |0 Comments