The Dynamic OT Role at the DAM: Supporting the Instructors and the Community

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. In [...]

By |2021-08-26T15:14:06-05:00August 26th, 2021|0 Comments

The Dynamic OT Role at the DAM: Building the Capacity of Volunteers

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. In [...]

By |2021-08-10T13:59:18-05:00August 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Congratulations Saba Malik on being the July Volunteer of the Month!

Saba began volunteering with us at our Mississauga location, June Lawrence School of Dance, in-person and has continued to be a part of the larger DAM team for our online classes! She brings a great understanding and appreciation of differences and uses her calm and patient nature to connect with each dance buddy, allowing them [...]

By |2021-08-09T13:53:08-05:00August 9th, 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

Dancing Together to Keep Our Moods Lifted and Our Dreams Big!

Although this year felt a little upside down, there's a lot to be grateful for as well. 2020 was a year of unpredictable changes, uncertainties, and unknowns but it was also a year for finding the strength of our community and the power of dance to keep us connected and moving together. We have been [...]

By |2020-12-11T16:18:59-05:00December 24th, 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 |2021-05-07T08:40:10-05:00August 6th, 2020|0 Comments
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