Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors


Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors

Sharing Dance Seniors Level 2

The Sharing Dance for Adults and Seniors pilot project truly changed my life. It helped me physically do things I haven’t been allowed to do for more than 50 years.

— Ruthie, Sharing Dance Seniors Participant
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. There are currently two levels of the Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors program.

What is Sharing Dance Seniors Level 2?

  • Classes are 60 minutes and designed to be accessible to people with minor physical and/or cognitive challenges
  • Classes are danced with standing and seated options offered throughout
  • Designed to encourage meaningful engagement and creative expression

Program Benefits

  • A high quality, professionally led dance program
  • Aims to support overall physical, emotional and social wellbeing through dance engagement
  • Aims to build and develop skill and confidence in dance movement for older adults with varying levels of physical and cognitive abilities
  • High calibre of program content delivered by NBS dance experts

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