Dance and Movement for Adults with additional needs
TOOLBOX SOCIAL PROGRAMME - SENSORY DANCE
Launching September 2022!
Get active in this structured dance class, held in the beautiful studio space at Energise gym in Acomb. Explore full body movement, a range of dance styles and sensory props. This sessions is accessible to all abilities levels.
We offer participants a safe space to build skills and grow lasting friendships. All activities are suitable for a multitude of needs and are delivered by our qualified Dance Practitioner.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Energise Gym, Acomb
Sessions are held in the large dance studio in Energise gym, Acomb. This is a well ventilated space which is fully accessible for wheelchairs and walkers. The room is located on the first floor, however there is a lift between floors. You will find an accessible toilet immediately opposite the studio, as well as a healthy community café on the lower level. There are many other accessible services in the venue including the popular hydrotherapy pool.
Hand gel and anti-bacterial wipes will be on hand around the building and practitioners and volunteers will be wearing a mask or visor at all times. The building has a large, free car park to the side and is also on major bus routes from York city centre and surrounding villages.
For more information about Energise gym, please click here.
Free Drinks Service
At the end of each session you will be given a token to exchange for a free hot drink in the community café. Support workers will also be provided with a token to use alongside the individual they support. Please feel free to redeem the tokens at the end of the session.
- Days: Mondays
- Time: 1:15pm – 2pm
- Cost: £4.50 per session (fees are paid at the start of each half term)
- Where: Cornlands Road, Acomb, York YO24 3DX
Description: Join Lucy in this sensory dance and movement class in Acomb! Take part in gentle warm ups, prop interaction, simple choreography and freestyle! Don’t forget to collect your hot drink token at the end of each session to claim your free drink from the café. This offer extends to all PA’s and support workers.
This programme has been kindly funded by Westfield Ward and Two Ridings Community Foundation, Nimbuscare Community Fund.