Are you ready for Week 2 of our #KeepDancingChallenge?

On this week’s challenge, we will dance "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars, a song chosen by Madison, one of our teen dancers in Milton. Some of our amazing dancers, volunteers and teachers had a lot of fun creating awesome moves for this song! Check out the video on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/E1cSw5G3CnE Grab your family [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:51:24-05:00April 1st, 2020|0 Comments

#KeepDancingChallenge – Let’s come together to spread the JOY of dance!

While we are living challenging times, we have to do our best to keep a positive attitude and support each other. We can use our imagination and a little bit of technology, so DANCE can still bring us together! Each week we will post on our YouTube channel a new choreography as part of our #KeepDancingChallenge! More than [...]

By |2020-03-27T11:13:58-05:00March 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to Julia Afonso, our Volunteer of the Month for February!

The most important part of volunteering is having FUN! When Julia is in the studio with the dancers, you can tell by her smile and energy that she truly LOVES to be there, which makes it fun for everyone around her. She can also be found greeting parents in the lobby and connecting with dancers of all [...]

By |2020-02-26T16:41:16-05:00February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Building inclusive communities through dance!

At The Dance Ability Movement, we go way beyond offering dance classes. We build inclusive communities through dance. Dance that is done differently, showing that different can mean better, not less! The Dance Workshop in Alliston is a great example of how parents, dancers, teachers, OTs, volunteers, and the studio owner have come together to [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:38:24-05:00February 20th, 2020|0 Comments

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

Congratulations to Sam Beswick, our Volunteer of the Month for September!

Sam is a returning volunteer and we greatly appreciate her long-term commitment! Sam has been a dedicated volunteer with the Dance Ability Movement, and her commitment and love for this experience are evident. Sam encourages her buddy each week to be the best version of themselves, always approaching each situation with kindness and grace. She [...]

By |2019-12-17T16:27:11-05:00December 17th, 2019|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