sharing dance with seniors

Tune in for a special online event celebrating seniors through dance. June is Seniors’ Month in Ontario, and Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is recognizing the incredible community of seniors that participate in NBS’ onsite and online classes while also welcoming new friends. Using your digital device, join seniors across the country for this interactive dance event! The event is one hour long and will include opportunities to dance-along with live accompaniment, interviews and voices of strong and inspiring seniors. 


The live broadcast has now ended, but has been saved for you to watch below.

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Dance demonstrations in this event are adapted from:

Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors

Sharing Dance Seniors

Developed by Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) and Baycrest, Sharing Dance Seniors is a safe and accessible dance program that engages older adults in meaningful dance activity that aims to enhance physical, cognitive and overall health and well-being. Learn more.

Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors at Home

Dance your way through the summer – from home! Baycrest and Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) are pleased to offer a free six-week dance course as a first phase of an exciting new pilot this summer, which can be accessed from your home or wherever you are. This set of classes is designed to be accessible for older adults with varying physical and cognitive abilities. Classes are danced entirely from a seated position. Join us this summer in embracing the transformative power of dance!

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NBS Sharing Dance Parkinson's

The NBS Sharing Dance Parkinson's Program is specially designed to make dance accessible to people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).

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Thank you to our generous partners 

Increasing access to the joys and benefits of dance from coast-to-coast-to-coast through Canada's National Ballet School's (NBS) Lozinski Centre for Community Dance, a visionary gift from Joan and Jerry Lozinski.

thank you to our partners


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