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 […]

Tour of the Floor Launch!

Thanks to the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund we can continue to be #HereForCulture. Para Dance UK are thrilled to be launching a new programme, especially designed for social dancers, on getting back into inclusive dance. Tour Of The Floor will let you explore different dance genres from all over the world and will help get you dancing again […]

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. Payment on Eventbrite is by debit/credit card. […]

Home exercise for children, young people, and adults with limb difference. These dance resources mean that everyone can join in! LimbPower is excited to announce a programme of 10 Pre-recorded dance videos produced for the charity by Para Dance UK and funded by the Irving Memorial Trust. These ten ‘inclusive’ dance videos have been divided […]

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, who chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Disability at Westminster, has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) that celebrates the work of Para Dance UK and their efforts to relieve loneliness and isolation among people shielding from covid-19 and calls on the Government to prioritise the physical and mental health needs […]

New UK Head Adjudicator Announced

Para Dance UK is happy to announce our new Head Adjudicator as Martin Bird. Martin who is a Fellow of the UKA and a British Dance Council Chairman of Adjudicators will be taking over the reins from our previous Head Adjudicator Louise Sampson who has supported  Para Dance UK since 2012 and who will continue […]

We are thrilled to be launching Fit For The Floor to our Para Dance Sport athletes and instructors on Friday 19th February. We’ve worked in collaboration with disabled and non-disabled practitioners in the fitness, wellbeing and Dance Sport industries to give athletes a unique programme for getting back into Para Dance Sport after a lengthy […]

The leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity urges leaders to make disabled people a priority now to prevent the long-term effects of inactivity. The call comes on the day Activity Alliance releases their latest Annual Survey that shows the pandemic’s true impact on disabled people’s activity. Activity Alliance is urging decision makers […]

Strictly Cymru 2020

Your Saturday night scrolling starts here… Join us and Leonard Cheshire Wales on Facebook Saturday 13 February at 5 pm for the live stream of Wales’ only inclusive dance competition, Strictly Cymru 2020. 9 acts will shake and shimmy in a bid to raise the Glitterball and be crowned Strictly Cymru Champion 2020. From October […]