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!

Registration is now open for Spring 2020 Adaptive Dance Classes!

Spring 2020 classes are split into two sessions, although dancers are welcome to join us at any time!

Spring 2020 class tuition is by donation thanks to the support of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Use the table below to register. Click on the class name for more information.

First time taking an Adaptive Dance class?

Welcome to Adaptive Dance! We're glad to have you joining us! It this is your first time, please:

1.Register for your class in the table above

2. Fill out our Adaptive Dance Intake Form so teachers know how to best work with you or your student!*

*Any information provided in the intake form is confidential and used only for the purposes of planning Adaptive Dance classes and programming. We will not give or sell any of this information without your knowledge or consent.

For questions about our program or registration, please e-mail or call (406)422-0830.

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?

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

There is an overlap of ages in the Youth and adult Adaptive classes. Which should my child register for?

Each of our Adaptive Dance classes offer a slightly different curriculum that focuses on different needs. Each of the classes have a brief description in the registration menu. But if you have questions about which is the best fit for your student, please feel free to call (406)422-0830 or e-mail for more information!


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!