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 […]

Armed Forces, Let’s get Dancing!

Para Dance UK are excited to be able to offer the Armed Forces community a number of exclusive and exciting opportunities to keep you moving, uplifted and connected during the next few months, thanks to funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund. If you want to have some fun, get moving to some great music […]

Para Dance UK has been working hard to keep everyone fit, active and most importantly happy this past year. We are thrilled to announce that we have received some funding from the wonderful Children in Need and have some fantastic opportunities where we can offer free inclusive dance sessions for children and young adults with […]

Will Bayley comes to a haunting Dance Session!

https://parasport.org.uk/will-bayley-drops-fright-night-freewheelin Freewheelin, our Birmingham based group was joined by Paralympian and Strictly Star Will Bayley for our Halloween online dance class and filmed by ParaSport UK.  Helen Mason and the group had such a wonderful time, meeting and dancing with Will. He was very down to earth, honest and open about his experiences and offered […]

Disability Awareness Day Virtual 2020

Charity, hit hard by COVID-19, set to launch international virtual disability event Disability Awareness Day (DAD) is recognised as the largest annual event of its kind in the world. Due to COVID-19, the 29th event will be held virtually online via www.dadvirtual.org.uk it is totally free, and goes live at 10am on Sunday 25th October. […]