The eighth UK National Para Dance Sport Championships took place today at the Centre for Sport Bristol at the University of the West of England, run by Para Dance UK. Fifty-seven Debutante Para Dance athletes took to the floor to show-off eight months of dedicated preparation, well-rehearsed routines and dazzling outfits. Dancers from South Wales, […]

Para Dance UK are looking forward to hosting the UK National Para Dance Sport Championships on the 22nd June 2019 in Bristol The UK’s official National Championships will gather the best UK Para Dancers, this year the event will be taking place at the Centre for Sport Bristol at the University of West England. We […]

As part of the continuous development of the 10 sports for which it acts as the international federation, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed Christian Holtz as the World Para Sports Managing Director. Born in Uruguay and a German citizen, Holtz previously served as Executive Director at ITTF-Oceania, the International Table Tennis Federation, overseeing […]

New research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on non-disabled people’s attitudes on inclusive activity with disabled people. Although the results show welcoming signs of improvement, ingrained perceptions are creating barriers in changing the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. Taking part with disabled people: Non-disabled people’s perceptions is the result of an online […]

      13 May 2019 After six dance-offs, five towns and cities, and six months of close competition, the winners of Wales’ first inclusive dance competition, Strictly Cymru, were crowned in Caernarfon on Saturday (11 May). Strictly Cymru, hosted by disability charity Leonard Cheshire in partnership with Paradance UK,  aims to improve health, wellbeing […]

  The London Youth Games in conjunction with Para Dance UK and Alexandra Palace are extremely excited to officially announce its’ first Pan disability dance event in London on Thursday 23rd May 2019. This first of its kind event in London bringing a wide range of disabled young people and children from across London’s SEN […]

  Para Dance UK are delighted to announce that we will be sending a GB Team to compete at the World Para Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki, Poland.  The team will be made up of two Athletes Paula Moulton and Gary Lyness who rank 8th in the Official European Rankings in 2018. The couple […]

This year, Para Dance have started a corporate charity partnership with leading case management and expert witness firm Bush & Company and are delighted to be working together on the forthcoming Para Dance National Championship. Bush & Company work with people across the UK following life changing injuries including Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Acquired Brain […]

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has called on institutions around the world to do more to empower and respect the human rights of persons with a disability. Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Human Rights Council Social Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday (1 October), to mark the 70th anniversary of […]