Congratulations to Dylan Abbott, our Volunteer of the Month for January!

When Dylan first joined our teen hip hop class, his passion for music and movement was clear. As a student, he is eager to learn choreography and perform with others. Dylan quickly took on the role of welcoming new dancers to the group and breaking down new moves for them. Helping new dancers was something [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:05:03-05:00January 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Join our Dance Ability Movement classes at the Creative Children’s Dance Centre in Toronto and find your inner dancer!

We are so happy with the successful start-up of our dance program at the Creative Children’s Centre (CCDC) in Toronto this season! We can’t wait to see our community at the CCDC continue to grow as we start a new session on February 2nd! “Watching this new studio location start-up was a dream come true [...]

By |2020-01-21T11:40:38-05:00January 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Dance and sports bring us together and allow our strengths and self-pride to shine!

The best way to create an inclusive environment is by bringing everyone together sharing a common ground! Thinking about that, Special Olympics Ontario organizes Sports Festivals where students with intellectual disabilities can experience different sports, dance and enjoy themselves. Emily Harris, our dance instructor at the June Lawrence School of Dance, and Dylan Abbott, a [...]

By |2020-01-10T14:26:28-05:00January 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Everybody can experience the joy of dance!

“My daughter Madison loves dance and music. Since she was a baby, it was the one thing that I could count on keeping her engaged. Madison always wanted to join her sister in dance classes, but sadly we could not find a dance school that was willing to accommodate her. When we found The Dance [...]

By |2019-12-13T13:11:45-05:00December 13th, 2019|0 Comments

See how our Ancaster volunteers are making a difference!

More than connecting with our dancers, our volunteers play an important role in inspiring and helping them participate in our dance program to the best of their abilities. We are so proud of our Ancaster volunteers! Recently, our volunteers from Ballare Dance Studio in Ancaster have positively surprised us with their ability to [...]

By |2019-12-06T13:44:27-05:00December 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Sports and Arts Can Be Inclusive! This is Why The Dance Ability Movement Has Partnered with Special Olympics Ontario.

At The Dance Ability Movement, we truly believe everyone should have the opportunity to get active, develop their potential and be a part of the community. So does Special Olympics Ontario. This is why we are proud to announce The Dance Ability Movement and Special Olympics Ontario have established a partnership. “This partnership is a [...]

By |2019-11-18T16:01:43-05:00November 18th, 2019|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 [...]

By |2019-02-06T14:36:08-05:00February 6th, 2019|0 Comments