Dance for All

In a fun and engaging environment, children will be connecting their minds and bodies. Children with special needs are welcome in these all-inclusive dance classes. Typically developing children are also encouraged to attend these classes as well

Parent & Toddler Inclusion Dance

  • Toddlers walking-2.5 years

  • $54/4-week session ($15 per class drop-in)

In these creative movement classes, children will explore playful movement activities that incorporate music, props, language and literacy, laying the foundation for important body-brain connections for physical social and cognitive development. Parents/caregivers will learn activities they can reinforce at home while having an enjoyable experience with their child.

Pam VanGilder, a dance educator for over 25 years, will be teaching these classes.
She has designed and presented dance education training for classroom teachers
through the Wolf Trap Early Learning through the Arts Program and the Memphis based
Lincoln Aesthetic Education Program. She was the movement and dance specialist at
Madonna Learning Center, a school for children and young adults with disabilities for 12
years. She also served on the National Dance Education Committee for establishing
dance education standards for early childhood as well as developing accommodations
for students with disabilities for the Common Cores Standards with the Kennedy Center
VSA Program.

Parent & Toddler Inclusion Dance Schedule

Wednesdays 9:30-10:15 am Midtown

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Dance for All