Para Dance UK are proud to be partnering with This Girl Can and will be launching our #ThisGirlCanDance sessions starting week commencing 17th of January 2022.
This Girl Can was originally launched in 2015 and was aimed at encouraging more women to take part in physical activity. The campaign has successfully persuaded nearly 3 million women to get active and the mission is to get many more involved.
For many women, their fear of taking part in physical activity lies in a fear of being judged and #ThisGirlCan has paved the way over the last 7 years that it doesn’t matter what we look like, how good we are at an activity, getting active is how it makes us feel. This is a message that Para Dance UK wholeheartedly support which is why we are so excited to be part of such a brilliant movement.
Introducing: This Girl Can Dance
For disabled women and girls everywhere, we are holding a series of Inclusive Dance sessions beginning the week commencing the 17th of January. Whatever your age and ability, this is a perfect opportunity to experience the benefits that dancing can have.
Ran by women for women, we invite you to come and take part whatever your dancing ability.
There will be 10 live sessions with our Instructors held weekly over Zoom.
- Accessible Online
Each weekly session will take place on Zoom. Without the restrictions of set locations, it means that anyone anywhere can join!
- Groups are welcome
Schools, organisations, day services, groups, family, friends- everyone is welcome to join in! Being online means that there are no restrictions as to how many people can participate.
- Every Ability
Whether you’re an experienced dancer or completely new, you are welcome to join! Whatever your age or ability, there is a dance for everyone.
For women aged 17 and over:
These sessions will be with Emma W, on Tuesdays @ 8.15-9pm, starting 18th January.
For women and girls 16 and under
These sessions will be with Ruby, Saturdays @ 11-11.45am, starting 22nd January.
These fun-filled sessions are a great way to enjoy the benefits of dance from the comfort of your own home, meet some friendly faces and experience something new.
We will also have a library of pre-recorded videos available with easy to follow routines for any age to follow. There is also a special performance routine for our Inclusive Dance Day.
To find out more and register to take part, click the link.
We would like to ask for your support even if you aren’t getting involved, help us to spread the word. Share our posts on social media, tell your network about it and encourage women to come and take part.