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 […]

Sport Birmingham, Tackling Inequalities Funding provides inclusive dance opportunities for over 300 disabled children & adults in Birmingham.   Over 300 disabled children and adults in Birmingham were able to reap the amazing benefits of inclusive dance between June 2021 to September 2021 thanks to Sport Birmingham’s, Tackling Inequalities Fund.  Through a combination of inclusive dance sessions, and workshops,Para Dance UK were able […]

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 […]

Get the music ready and prepare to razzle dazzle! That’s the message being sent to children of SEND schools and Youth Disability groups in London and surrounding areas as Para Dance UK and Alexandra Palace launch their exciting Youth Games Dance competition.  Starting w/c 13th September 2021, schools and groups that sign up will have until the end of November to complete their routines […]

Motivational Inclusion Project

Across the UK there is a wide range of individuals across the Disability community support or getting involved in Sport and Physical Activity whether that be at a local class, to individual challenges through to National and international competitions. During Covid, a number of these opportunities to engage and support were suspended face to face […]

Para Dance Team complete Makaton Training!

We know that good communication is the key to successful inclusive dance activities and Para Dance UK is thrilled to have 3 members of the dance team who have worked hard to complete every available level of Makaton training through levels 1 to 4! Emma Millward, Head of Dance said “Makaton and other communication methods […]

Razzle Dazzle are a Dance Supply shop based in Hemel Hempstead, with a wide range of uniforms, tutus, shoes and accessories for Girls, Boys and Adults. This amazing locally-based organisation is working with Para Dance UK  over 2021-22 to show the community locally and nationally that no matter what the ability that Everyone Can Dance! […]

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 […]