The Dynamic OT Role at the DAM: Supporting New Dancers through an individualized approach

We have invited Raven Brooks, student Occupational Therapist at the University of Toronto, to share some reflections about the dynamic roles the Dance Ability Movement OTs have based on her experience during her 10-week placement with us. Since Raven’s impressions covered diverse topics, we’ve decided to publish them in a series of blog posts throughout [...]

By |2021-07-29T15:36:46-05:00July 29th, 2021|0 Comments

11 Years of the Dance Ability Movement, 11 Things We Learned on Placement

Dance parties, virtual backgrounds, endless laughs, “Hey Baby!”, die-hard Disney fans and an inflatable giraffe - just a few of the many things that defined our placement experience at the Dance Ability Movement (DAM). As two student Occupational Therapists (OTs) with a dance background, if you would’ve asked us 10 weeks ago what it meant [...]

By |2021-07-19T16:33:12-05:00July 19th, 2021|0 Comments

The Show Must Go On!

The year-end recitals are that magical moment dancers wait for all year long! Due to Covid restrictions, this year our dancers were not able to perform on stage again. However, we challenged ourselves to think outside-of-the-box to find a way to still celebrate together and recognize the hard work of our dancers, volunteers, teachers and [...]

By |2021-07-15T14:21:39-05:00July 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Families are at the Heart of what we do!

Click on the image for the PDF version  The Dance Ability Movement is a community made up of dancers, volunteers, teachers and occupational therapists who are involved in classes together to share in the joy of dance and let their inner dancer shine. However, all of this is only possible because of the [...]

By |2021-02-12T20:34:51-05:00February 12th, 2021|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 |2021-05-07T08:40:10-05:00August 6th, 2020|0 Comments
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