Are you curious about starting dance classes for special needs dancers? MVD Super Stars organizer, Shanelle Gangstad, talks about what they teach the positives and the pains of growing a successful program.
Children will have fun exploring and exploding as fireworks and participating in patriotic parades. Share your ideas for Independence Day dances, too!
Seeing this excerpt brought back these experiences and piqued my curiosity about the participation of those with physical and/or intellectual challenges in dance classes and studios elsewhere. What are your experiences in reaching out to this community or population of students at your school?
We all face adversity in our lives. Obstacles for dancers can come in many forms. They may be physical (a chronic injury, muscular or structural limitations, sometimes even a person’s height can stand in their way). They may be in the form of other people (a discouraging teacher, a negative co-worker, an unsupportive family member). […]