Adaptive Dance

Welcome to Adaptive Dance with Cohesion Dance Project!

Adaptive Dance is creative movement designed specifically for individuals with special needs or developmental disability. Use this page to find out more about our program!

Adaptive Dance Fall 2020

Sept. 14 - Nov 21 All Ages Suggested Donation $5 per class or $50 per session

This session, we are offering three distinct classes catered to the interests and needs of different movers. All classes will be online only this session.

Click the + by class names for more details!

Fall 2020 Class Guide

2020 has been a big year of change - we have updated many of our classes and made some changes to our class and studio procedures. Click to get a full overview of our studio programming.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adaptive Dance?

Adaptive Dance is creative movement designed specifically for people with special needs or developmental or physical disability. Adaptive Dance classes are a safe, fun, and supportive environment for students to move, learn, and grow, enjoying the artistic, social, and physical benefits of creative movement in an environment specifically tailored to their abilities.

How much does it cost?

Fall 2020 classes are a suggested donation of $5 per class or $50 for the session. Donations can be made online here or by check made payable to Cohesion Dance Project can be sent to 1020 Argyle Street, Helena MT 59601.

How do I access online classes?

We will send an e-mail before the start of class with the Zoom link we will be using for your class. We recommend that you bookmark this link for ease of future access. You will be prompted to make a Zoom login in order to participate. This Zoom link will also be available in the Customer Portal under the “Classes” tab. All participants will receive a Zoom link for a class, whether they are signed up for in-person or online classes.

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.

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.

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 Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, 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!

Support our Adaptive Dance Programming

Our free outreach and donation-based studio classes are made possible by the support of our generous community. Help Adaptive Dance thrive in our community by donating today!