Dance & Performing Arts

Arts Abound - St. Jacobs

Let your child discover dance and movement at Arts Abound. Arts Abound is an art studio in St. Jacobs that offers classes in all forms of the arts, including dance, for kids of all abilities and all ages. Dance classes in a social environment, where individuals can learn and express at their own pace. Both inclusive and specialized programs are available.

  • Age: All ages
  • Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer programs
  • Contact: Email or call 519-206-2787

Cheer Ability - Sand Sharks - Cambridge

A place for everyone, no experience necessary. Train with our cheer leading coaches and learn all about the sport of cheerleading including stunting, jumps, dance and tumbling. This co-ed team is open to athletes with disabilities who have strong gross motor skills. Accommodations made for athletes who use wheelchairs and walkers.

  • September - April program
  • Contact: Email or call 519-653-1221

Dance for EveryBODY - Waterloo

Specialized programs include classes for children with ASD, developmental disabilities, and physical disabilities. Dancers with disabilities may also choose to participate in integrated classes.

  • Age: 3 years and older
  • Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer programs 
  • Contact: Email or call 519-746-8877 

Creative Dance for Children with Special Needs - Guelph

Guelph Youth Dance School offers young dancers the opportunity to develop as professional contemporary dance artists through private dance classes.

Age: 3 - 19 years

  • Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer programs
  • Contact: Email or call 519-803-8829

Dance Adventure Rhythm Experience - Kitchener

Dance Adventure Rhythm Experience offers an exciting weekly class filled with dance, movement and music. D.A.R.E. is a class that offers physical and social engagement for kids, youth and young adults across developmental and physical abilities.

  • Contact: Email or call 519-576-9393

Dream Seekers Special Needs Colour Guard - Kitchener

Canada's first special needs military colour guard that uses flags, rifles and ribbons to perform choreographed movements to upbeat music.

  • Age: 14 years and older
  • Contact: Email or call 519-743-1195

Fergus - Elora Academy of Dance - Elora

We warmly welcome and encourage students of all ages and abilities to give dance a try. Dance is a wonderful art form and past-time that encourages and develops muscle movement and tone, mobility, spatial awareness, as well as it offers many excellent social benefits.

  • Age: All ages
  • Fall Winter Spring and Summer programs
  • Contact: Email or call 519-846-6666

Move and Groove - Guelph

The Move and Groove class is designed for youth and adults with disabilities. Participants will get moving to the beat of the music, while exploring various exercises such as Zumba, Yoga, dance and much more!

  • Age: 16 years and older
  • Contact: Email or call 519-822-1260, Ext. 2606

Moveability - Guelph

This fun and physical adaptive dance class will allow your child to explore the fundamentals of dance and enjoy unique dance games that introduce a variety of dance styles such as Latin, cheer and country. Additionally, Moveability teaches basic terminology and footwork through ballet, jazz, hip hop and lyrical genres that are fully inclusive to any ability!

  • Age: 4 - 16 years
  • Contact: Email or call 519-830-6212