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

#KeepDancingChallenge – Week 10: Feels like home when we are dancing with you!

The dance studio has always been like a second home to us. Now that we are not able to be physically together, we felt so honoured being welcomed into your home so we can keep dancing virtually. Let's keep dancing this week at home to the choreography our dancers and volunteers have put together to [...]

By |2020-05-29T08:36:15-05:00May 26th, 2020|0 Comments

#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 [...]

By |2020-05-19T15:30:35-05:00May 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Week 7 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – What do you do when you miss your friends?

What do you do when you miss your friends? We DANCE! On this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge video, we had a lot of fun dancing with some of our friends from the Special Friends Network! A heartfelt thank you to Elaine Cray from Special Friends Network for organizing the virtual dance party and to everybody who participated [...]

By |2020-05-06T08:22:07-05:00May 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Believe in yourself, try new things and thrive!

From left to right: Nancy from National Ballet School, Hayley and Crystal Every year, Canada's National Ballet School runs the Take the Lead workshop in Toronto. This year, we were thrilled to have Hayley, one of our dancers from Bradford, among the forty young women from across Canada who attended the workshop. It [...]

By |2020-05-01T08:39:01-05:00May 1st, 2020|1 Comment

Week 6 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Are you feeling bored? Let’s shake it off!

On this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge, we love seeing your family members and even your cute dogs joining in! It really shows how dance can bring us together even in difficult times! A special thank you to our dancers, volunteers and family members for helping us spread the joy of dance! You can watch the video on [...]

By |2020-04-28T08:35:16-05:00April 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Week 5 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Grab your love ones and just follow after us!

We absolutely love this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge song! Here are some clues: you will need to get real loose, get comfortable, grab your loved ones and just follow after our awesome dancers, volunteers and teachers! Did you guess it? Let’s dance and have some fun with “The Git Up” by Blanco Brown. Check out the video [...]

By |2020-04-21T08:48:45-05:00April 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Week 4 of our #KeepDancingChallenge – Let your inner dancer shine!

Do you feel better when you are DANCING? If you answered YES, you can’t miss this week’s #KeepDancingChallenge video. We will let our inner dancer shine with “Better When I’m Dancing" by Meghan Trainor, song chosen by two of our dancers from our Alliston location. A heartfelt thank you to our amazing volunteers, dancers and [...]

By |2020-04-14T09:19:19-05:00April 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Welcome to week 3 of our #KeepDancingChallenge: “Some Things Never Change” from Frozen 2 movie!

Welcome to week 3 of our #KeepDancingChallenge! This week we’ve chosen a song from the new Frozen 2 movie: “Some Things Never Change”. Even though we are going through a lot of changes right now, it is important to remember that we have each other and we can keep dancing at home. We realize now [...]

By |2020-04-08T08:45:52-05:00April 8th, 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