Dance for Special Populations

Kids….in motion Dance Team and Agility Ballet Company (ABC)  

For children ages 7 years and up with mobility challenges whose primary mode of transportation is the wheelchair. The focus of the class is the development of a variety of locomotor, rhythmic and creative skills using enjoyable dance experiences. Children have the opportunity to explore a variety of dance forms such as ballet, jazz dance, and creative dance and to gain confidence through performances and workshops. 

Dress Requirements: Proper dance attire. Agility Ballet Company auditions by invitation only.

 

Spiritflyers 

This program is for children and youth, ages 7 years and up, who have cognitive and/or physical challenges. The program exposes the children/youth to a variety of dance forms such as ballet, creative movement, jazz and musical theatre. The primary focus is on developing proper technique for dance, expression of self through movement and confidence through personal presentation. Associated benefits include: the ability to follow instructions, and the development of concentration and socialization skills. Participants must be able to participate in the program independently. 

Dress Requirements: Dance leotard or t-shirt (boys) and ballet slippers.


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