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 [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:31:45-05:00July 29th, 2020|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 [...]

By |2020-07-27T12:04:10-05:00July 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Are you passionate about Occupational Therapy? We are hiring!

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to provide services in the Simcoe Region. Dance classes primarily take place on evenings and weekends 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 [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:02:05-05:00July 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Join us in congratulating Robin Kirk for being recognized as our 2019-2020 Volunteer of the Year!

The Volunteer of the Year award is presented to a volunteer who has consistently gone above and beyond in their role, has been an exemplary role model sharing their passion for dance, and demonstrates the values of The Dance Ability Movement by helping us build our dance community. Robin began volunteering at our Mississauga location, [...]

By |2020-07-23T13:54:39-05:00July 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Featured move of the week – Grape Vine!

Are you ready to learn a new move this week? Join our volunteer Eliora to practise the Grape Vine*! 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 [...]

By |2020-07-20T15:24:27-05:00July 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Featured Move of the Week – SKIP!

While you’re enjoying these lovely days of Summer, take a few minutes to practise some of our “Featured Moves of the Week”! Every Monday, one of our volunteers will teach you how to perform a dance move so you can keep practising at home, improve your technique and have fun! On this week’s video, Kelly [...]

By |2020-07-13T18:45:07-05:00July 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Communication & Expression – Staying Connected Through Dance

My name is Mara and I am an occupational therapy student from the University of Toronto!  For the past eight weeks, I have been working with Mallory and Jade along with three other students to complete our third fieldwork placement.  I was ecstatic when I learned I had been matched with the Dance Ability Movement!  [...]

By |2020-06-12T10:40:09-05:00June 12th, 2020|0 Comments

What is good for some dancers, is good for all! A student occupational therapist’s perspective on universal design.

Throughout my two years as an occupational therapy student, I have learned the importance of creating an inclusive classroom and allowing individuals of all abilities to have a chance to participate in any activity they enjoy. As occupational therapists, we understand the importance that activities have on an individual’s wellbeing and mental health – each [...]

By |2020-06-08T10:49:25-05:00June 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Making the Connection: A Student Occupational Therapist Perspective

As a student occupational therapist, one of the main concepts that have been instilled in me is the profound impact that engaging in meaningful activities has on one’s health and wellbeing. When you break down this idea, it truly does make sense as our lives are made up of doing things we like, or need [...]

By |2020-05-29T08:58:31-05:00May 29th, 2020|0 Comments