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

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 these are videos submitted by volunteers who may not have dance teacher training, use at your own discretion.

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 you the story of one of these beautiful friendships that started in The Dance Ability Movement’s first year and has grown stronger since then. Please meet Lauryn and Kayla: Lauryn joined our program on its first year as a dancer in our Tots class at [...]

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |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 creates a fun and safe atmosphere. She always seems to be truly enjoying herself through dancing and connecting with others. When we transitioned to virtual classes, Nera continued with dedication and commitment to supporting dancers. She is consistent with providing positive feedback and words of [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Volunteers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Featured move of the week – Box Step!

This week our volunteer Saba will show you how to do the Box Step*. Just follow along and have fun! 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 these are videos submitted by volunteers who may not have dance teacher training, use at your own discretion.

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 talents to make a difference in the lives of dancers of all abilities. As an OT you will bring to life our Dance Ability Philosophy that states we are all unique, we all deserve equal opportunities and we all have the ability to dance. You [...]

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Jobs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Featured move of the week – Pivot Turn!

Let’s keep practising our dance skills at home? This week our volunteer Sam will show you how to do a Pivot Turn*! We would love to see you practising this move 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 these are videos submitted by volunteers who may not have dance teacher training, use at your own discretion.