Classes


 

All Bodies Dance Project offers accessible and inclusive dance classes for adults of all abilities, genders and backgrounds. We strive to create an open, safe and fun environment where everyone can experience the joy of moving and creating within a diverse community where differences are celebrated.

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What to expect


 

Classes focus on improvisation, drawing from contemporary dance and theatre techniques. We welcome participants who are new to dance as well as those who bring years of experience and training.


Absolutely no experience or skill is required!


Anyone who requires one-to-one support must bring their own attendant and we ask that everyone who is in the room participate. No one is just a spectator!


Classes are offered for free thanks to funding from the Roundhouse, Grandview Community Association and the Sunset Community Association.


 

Our policies and the details


Registration


Registration for our classes is run through the Vancouver Park Board community centres that we work in and can be done over the phone, in person or online. Everyone must be registered for class. If you decide that you are no longer able to continue with the class, please notify the community centre right away as we regularly have a waiting list for our classes and would like to offer your spot to someone else.

Accessibility


Our classes take place in community centre facilities that are all physically accessible buildings including washrooms. We welcome both seated and standing dancers and anyone who uses a mobility device. If you have any accessibility concerns or questions please let us know!

Scent Free Spaces


All Bodies Dance Project has a strict scent free policy. As some of our participants experience severe scent sensitivities we ask that people come to class as scent free as possible. This means no perfumes, colognes, hairspray, scented creams and deodorants including essential oils. This is to ensure that our classes are a safe space for everyone.

ASL Interpretation


ASL interpretation is available by request for any of our classes and we welcome Deaf/hard of hearing persons. We require minimum one weeks notice to book or cancel an interpreter.

All Genders


All Bodies Dance Project welcomes participants of all gender identities. We make space at the beginning of each class to ask people to state their name and their preferred pronouns. (Common pronouns are She/Her, He/Him or They/Them) We ask that participants in our classes make an effort to not assume anyone’s gender pronoun and use peoples preferred pronouns or names.
 

Class schedule


 

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Classes

Workshops



All Bodies Dance Kelowna (October 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20, 2018)
Time and date: October 16, 23, 30 / November 6, 13, 20 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts – 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Cost: $25

Instructor: Sarah Lapp and Lucy Hazelwood

A community dance project for EVERY BODY!

This 6-week pilot project is for anyone with or without a disability interested in dancing and moving in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Classes will free up your creativity, your imagination and your body while celebrating our diverse ways of moving! No previous experience required.

Participants who require one-to-one support must bring their own assistant who is willing to actively participate in sessions (and attends free).

Click to register
or call 250-717-5304
Enter promo code CLASS to waive the online booking fee.

Click here for the Facebook event link
Youth Class (October 14 to December 2, 2018)
Time and date: Sundays - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre - 7646 Prince Albert Strett, Vancouver

Cost: $50 (8 classes)

Instructor: To be announced

Click to register
or call 604-718-6505

 

Fall 2018 sessions


All Bodies Dance Project brings together persons with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of creative expression. Participants experience the joy of dancing, performing and choreographing in a diverse community of movers. No experience required. ASL interpretation available upon request.


 
Thursdays (September 27 to December 6, 2018)
Time and date: September 27 to December 6, 2018 (no class October 11) – 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: Trout Lake Community Centre - 3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Carolina Bergonzoni

Click to register
or call 604-257-6955
Saturdays (October 13 to December 8, 2018)
Time and date: October 13 to December 8, 2018 (no class October 27 and November 10) – 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: The Roundhouse - 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Rianne Švelnis

ASL interpretation available upon request

Click to register
or call 604-713-1800
Sundays (October 13 to December 8, 2018)
Time and date: September 23 to December 2, 2018 (no class October 7, October 14, November 11) – 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Sunset Community Centre - 6810 Main Street, Vancouver

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Naomi Brand

ASL interpretation available upon request

Click to register
or call 604-718-6505

 

Workshops


 
FREE Intro to Inclusive Dance Workshop (September 15, 2018)
Time and date: September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 5851 West Boulevard (at West 42nd Ave), Vancouver

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Naomi Brand

Presented by Kerrisdale Contemporary Arts Lab.

Interested in checking out what All Bodies Dance Project is all about? Come move with us! Absolutely no experience required! All genders, all abilities, all backgrounds welcome!

Click to register
or call 604-257-8100
Music and Movement (September 23, 2018)
Time and date: September 23, 2018 - 11:20am to 2:00pm

Location: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre - 181 Roundhouse Mews (Pacific at Davie), Vancouver

Cost: $5 to $10 sliding scale, cash only

Instructor: Katie Duck (Amsterdam)

Via email - click here






info@allbodiesdance.ca

     

Founded in 2014
on unceded Coast Salish Territory
(Vancouver, BC, Canada)


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