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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It is really hard to see the bright side of things when we are going through a difficult time but some people have this amazing ability to see what is beyond the surface. They can dive deeper into the ocean of uncertainty and they are able to discover hidden treasures that can change not only [...]
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! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Missing the sweetness to your day? If you feel your moves lack flavour, let us show you that dancing is a piece of cake! Come dance “Kid in a Candy Store” by JoJo Siwa with us to brighten up your day! A big shout out to all our dancers, teachers and volunteers who participated in [...]
#KeepDancingChallenge – Week 8: Join us in celebrating all of the mom figures of our wonderful community!
This week’s video is a special one! In honour of Mother’s Day, we are celebrating all of the mom figures of our wonderful community. We were blown away by the energy and talent of everyone who participated in this special choreography! Every look, every move and every smile filled our hearts with joy and reminded [...]