Makaton Can Dance

Makaton

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. Inclusive dance just got more accessible: Para Dance UK hosts […]

Jeruselema Challenge!

Over the last year, the Jerusalema dance challenge has become a viral worldwide sensation, have you seen it? We’ve put our own spin on the dance to make it more inclusive for everyone. So whether you use a wheelchair, dance seated, or standing, you can join in the fun. It’s irresistibly catchy, so come and have a […]

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people. This is one of the headline findings of a new YouGov poll […]

Boost your wellbeing with 10 Today

The research and education charity Demos, in partnership with Sport England, has produced a set of 10-minute audio and video physical activity routines to help older people stay active indoors. 10 Today involves engaging and easy to follow routines that are accessible and fun. They support strength, balance, and flexibility and help to improve energy […]

Para Dance UK’s 1st Online Competition!

Summer Festival Para Dance UK is pleased to announce that the booking system for our first online competition, Summer Festival, is now open! Click on the link to go to our Eventbrite page where you’ll find the rules, terms and conditions. Please read these before you book. https://paradanceuksummerfestival.eventbrite.co.uk Payment on Eventbrite is by debit/credit card. […]