Dance Away Isolation

Our Tomorrow vs Your Tomorrow Together with COVID-19, there has been an unspoken mental health crisis sweeping through households across the UK, whose impact is greater on the most vulnerable. While many of us are flexing our muscles getting ready to hop back to normality, many people will remain in isolation for an indefinite period […]

Please tell us about your experience of Para Dance Sport, Para Dancing, Inclusive Dance, Wheelchair Dance Para Dance UK is working with Activity Alliance who give advice and guidance to make activities more inclusive. They want to understand your experience of Para Dance Sport, Para Dancing, Inclusive Dance, Wheelchair Dance to make sure that it […]

Moments filled with emotions, ecstasy,  to sizzling samba, the curtains came down on the 2019 World Para Dance Sport Championships in epic fashion on Sunday (1 December) in Bonn, Germany. With memories of their beloved in their hearts, Ukraine’s Olena Chynka and Ivan Sivak danced to the tunes effortlessly and were rewarded with individual golds. […]

Do you have what it takes to become the next Anton du Beke? If so, it’s time to shake and shimmy your way into ‘Strictly Cymru’ – Wales’ first inclusive dance competition – coming to Bridgend County Borough in January 2020! ‘Strictly Cymru’ is organised by UK charity, Leonard Cheshire Wales, that works to support […]

We Are Undefeatable campaign launched

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – is being launched to support the one in four (15 million) people in England who live with one or more long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and Parkinson’s. By recognising the unique barriers people with health conditions face, the campaign aims to help people […]

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 […]