Celebrating International Women’s Day

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Happy International Women’s Day! Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women all over the world. Gender inequality isn’t going to magically disappear, but it allows us an opportunity to question the standards and stereotypes, giving a voice to those who need it most and empower one another along the way. Together, we […]

Just me


  They had a very interesting discussion on ITV Loose Women recently, about disability and if it is acceptable to be asked by a stranger about your disability? It got me thinking; I personally don’t mind being asked. I feel that if you tell them then their understanding and knowledge is better and then with […]

Para Dance UK are really pleased to share that Impetus Dance CIC has been awarded their Silver InSport accredited award for their dedication to Inclusive Dance. Based in Wales, Impetus Dance CIC take pride in offering inclusive dance opportunities to the community for individuals of all ages. The award, presented by Disability Sport Wales, is […]

National Sporting Heritage Day 2021

          In Partnership with Sporting Heritage this year for National Sporting Heritage Day 2021 and thanks to funding from Sport England to celebrate we held an Inclusive Day of Dance for everyone to get involved in. Throughout the day Para Dance UK Instructors took the lead with easy-to-follow dance routines from […]

Talking in motion

I absolutely love to dance whether that’s in my kitchen or Para Dance UK national championships. I find for me there are two aspects to dance, learning the moves and timing, and then dancing with your heart, adding the feel of emotion and expression to the dance.  This applies to any style of dance whether […]

Makaton Can Dance


Have you heard the news? Para Dance UK is now Makaton Inclusive! We are really pleased to have put our learning into practice and our Inclusive Dance sessions can now be Makaton Inclusive too, developed for all ages and covering all genres, we are really pleased to begin introducing this next step to you. We […]

Differently Able, by National UK Rep Katie Goodwin

Differently Able Just before writing this, I was part of a panel discussion on Zoom for National Sporting Heritage Day. You can watch and listen to this on the 30th of September by registering here.  There were representatives from a number of other disability sport organisations.  One of the questions discussed was ‘How can you […]

The Paralympics came to a spectacular end last week and here At Para Dance UK, we have been proudly watching the Team GB Athletes. Coming second to China, Team GB secured 41 Gold Medals, 38 Silver and 45 Bronze Medals securing their place in 18 of the 19 sports entered. However, we wanted to look […]

Summer Festival Results

We would like to say a huge well done to everyone involved! Thank you very much to Claire Tracey & Emma Millward for organising such a great event supported by our Head Adjudicator Martin Bird. Thanks also to our Judges Louise Sampson and Tracy Norris. A special Thank-you to Sport England for funding this competition. […]