Covid-19 Outbreak and Virtual Programing: Summary of Program Evaluation Results

With the COVID-19 outbreak, the Dance Ability Movement team had to challenge themselves to think outside-the-box to design and offer virtual programming to their dancers in an engaging, inclusive and fun way. “We worked hard to consider how our dancers and families might feel about virtual dance classes, and created resources to support a smooth [...]

By |2021-11-26T19:18:17-05:00November 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Meet Our First Team of DAM Dance Ambassadors!

We are excited to introduce our first team of DAM Dance Ambassadors to our community! A Dance Ambassador is a senior dancer who has been with the Dance Ability Movement for multiple years and has shown a strong interest in gaining leadership experience within the dance community. They participate in a year-long leadership training program [...]

By |2021-11-19T17:32:39-05:00November 19th, 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 Dynamic OT Role at the DAM: Supporting Classes using a Universal Design, and Targeted Team Approach

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 |2021-08-05T15:24:45-05:00August 5th, 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

Meet the Recipients of the 2020-2021 Volunteer Commitment Appreciation Award!

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. As a way to recognize our volunteers’ efforts and show how much we appreciate them, every year we run our Volunteer Commitment Appreciation Award. The award is [...]

By |2021-07-09T15:37:41-05:00July 9th, 2021|0 Comments

We are so proud of Dylan Abbott for winning Second Place Senior Novice Solo at the Elevation Dance Challenge!

Dylan ready for the competition! At the Dance Ability Movement, we believe that everyone deserves equal opportunities to shine and thrive through dance! Therefore, we encourage our dancers to follow their hearts and make their dancing dreams come true! Dylan Abbott, one of our Hip Hop dancers and volunteers at the Dance Workshop [...]

By |2021-06-28T15:30:16-05:00June 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Fill Your Summer with Lots of DANCE and FUN!

If you want to dance, have fun and connect with new friends throughout the summer, our summer programming can help you with that! Summer Break Blast (FLEXIBLE OPTION) More flexibility for you to try different classes throughout the week! Our Summer Break Blast will run on the weeks of July 12th - July 16th and [...]

By |2021-06-08T15:16:43-05:00June 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Private Dance Classes: Customized Lessons to Help You Achieve Your Goals at Your Own Pace!

A group dance class is a great opportunity to connect with new friends and share the joy of movement together. However, if you don’t feel comfortable in a group class or simply want to improve your dance technique and performance levels, a private class might be a perfect fit for you! A private dance class [...]

By |2021-05-07T08:24:10-05:00March 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Making Your Virtual Dance Party a Magical Experience!

The birthday girls and their family dancing together and having fun! Just because we’re self-isolating doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the birthdays that are happening! With a little bit of creativity, we can still bring families and friends together to celebrate your birthday with lots of dance and fun! Although the Covid-19 outbreak [...]

By |2021-05-07T08:26:33-05:00February 23rd, 2021|0 Comments
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