Adaptive Dance Outreach

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Register for Adaptive Dance in 2 Easy Steps!

Step One: Click “Register” by the class most appropriate for your student

Step Two: Fill out this intake form to let our teachers know how best to work with your dancer!


NEW Adaptive Dance Teacher Training this January!

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This one-day workshop gives dance and classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, adaptive specialists and more, tools and strategies to spread the joy of dance to people of all ages and abilities. Led by Heidi Jones Eggert, Associate Professor of Dance and the Director of the “New Visions” Dance for Disability Program at the University of Montana, this intensive will include strategies to modify movement for a variety of movers, lesson planning, and a hands-on session where participants will work directly with students.

Click Here to Register Now!


Welcome Adaptive Dance at Cohesion Dance Project!

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What is Adaptive Dance?

Adaptive Dance is creative movement designed specifically for people with special needs or varying developmental or physical ability. Our instructors and volunteers work closely with the individuals in class to move, express, and create in a fun, safe environment.


How much does it cost?

Classes are by donation. Donations can be made online or by check made payable to Cohesion Dance Project.


I am interested in volunteering, how do I get involved?

Helping out with Adaptive Dance is hugely rewarding – for volunteers, instructors, and dancers alike! Please contact us to learn more about volunteering with Adaptive Dance. Volunteers are required to attend training prior to each session, so please contact in advance.


How do I register a new student for class?

New student registration is a two-step process.

Step One: Online Registration

Click “Register” next to the appropriate class and fill out our online registration form.

Step Two: Intake Form

Click here to complete an online intake form. Complete this form ASAP give instructors ample time to develop curriculum. Click here for a PDF version of the Adaptive Intake Form 2018.


How do I register a returning student for class?

If a student has been registered for our class within the past year, you can either enroll them online through the parent portal or call/email/let a teacher know you are enrolling.

If your student is returning from more than a year ago, please complete the steps for a new student enrollment.


Helpful Hints

Not sure exactly what to expect? Click on the resources below or reach out to us with any questions!

Coming to Dance Class Visual Checklist Parents – What to Expect from Adaptive Dance

Parents – What to Expect from Adaptive Dance


 

Special thanks to the Helena Area Community Foundation, Montana Council for Developmental Disabilities, and The Exchange Club of Helena for their generous support of our Adaptive Dance Program!