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Season’s Greetings Newsletter

Season’s Greetings Newsletter

What a year it's been! Click here to read our 5 highlights from 2023. Sign up for the quarterly newsletter to be delivered right to your inbox by clicking here. Wishing everyone a jolly break, and looking forward to another great year in 2024!

Community Boards Recruitment 2023

Community Boards Recruitment 2023

Our Dance to Health family is growing, and we’d love for you to be a part. We’re looking for people dedicated to arts and health, with an interest in falls prevention, to help oversee branches of Aesop’s Dance to Health. Our new sustainable governance model, made...

Dance Artist Recruitment, June 2023

Dance Artist Recruitment, June 2023

We’re recruiting three freelance Assistant Dance Artists (ADAs) to support three new Dance to Health classes starting late May 2023 in Birmingham and Walsall.

Dance Artist Recruitment, May 2023

Dance Artist Recruitment, May 2023

We’re recruiting three freelance Assistant Dance Artists (ADAs) to support three new Dance to Health classes starting late May 2023 in Birmingham and Walsall.

Newly trained Dance to Health artists

Newly trained Dance to Health artists

We are delighted to welcome twelve new dance artists to the Dance to Health fold this September. They have all completed their Postural Stability Instructor training. This means they are ready to help participants build strength, balance, flexibility, stamina, and...

National Online Launch – book now

National Online Launch – book now

New online sessions available to book! We are delighted to announce that we are launching new online dance sessions this month with 3 types of classes tailored to suit differing needs: gentle, active and dynamic. Descriptions below and to find out more watch the...

Meet your dance artist – Adele Wragg

Meet your dance artist – Adele Wragg

Adele is based in Sheffield and runs the Dance to Health session at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre although she was on maternity leave when the pandemic struck. 1. Where did you learn to dance? Originally I learnt near home (in the local community centre) in...

Move of the week – Flamenco-style wrist!  | Week 1

Move of the week – Flamenco-style wrist! | Week 1

Join Dance Artist Jenny Murphy in a Flamenco inspired wrist and shoulder mobilisation activity. Our Dance Artists receive the same postural stability training – to build strength and balance – as NHS physiotherapists. They then receive more training to help them...

Restarting Dance to Health – FAQs for participants & groups

Restarting Dance to Health – FAQs for participants & groups

We have compiled some FAQs (frequently asked questions) to help individuals and Local Groups plan ahead and assess risks. Please scroll through the sections below to read the General, Participant and Local Group Committee FAQs. Dance to Health delivers a high quality...

Ladywood receives Coronavirus relief funds

Ladywood receives Coronavirus relief funds

The Heart of England Community Foundation has stepped forwards to support our Ladywood group in Birmingham make the transition to online Dance to Health classes. Keeping people active and dancing is more important now than ever as our participants find themselves...

Dance to Health Sheffield Hallam University final evaluation

Dance to Health Sheffield Hallam University final evaluation

Final Phase One evaluation report about Dance to Health ­­We are delighted to share with you the final Phase One evaluation report about Dance to Health produced by Sheffield Hallam University Sports Industry Research Centre. The full report can be viewed and...

Dance to Health newsletter – March 2020

Dance to Health newsletter – March 2020

Dance to Health newsletter for participants and volunteers is out now. The latest Dance to Health newsletter is now available to read online, or you can request a copy from your local coordinator at your next class. The March edition includes news about Social...

Our student volunteers – Student Volunteering Week 2020

Our student volunteers – Student Volunteering Week 2020

Dance to Health has a well-developed volunteering programme which provides support to our participants. Originally, our volunteer pool was people of a similar age to those attending our sessions, but we have seen the number of student volunteers working with us...

Dance to Health Volunteer Evaluation Report 2019

Dance to Health Volunteer Evaluation Report 2019

On International Volunteer Day we are delighted to be able to share with you the first comprehensive survey of the Dance to Health volunteering programme. Volunteering is one of the cornerstones of Dance to Health; alongside the arts, health and communities. This...

Dance to Health newsletter – December 2019

Dance to Health newsletter – December 2019

The latest Dance to Health newsletter is now available to read online. The latest edition of the Dance to Health newsletter for participants and volunteers is out now. You can pick up your copy from your Local Coordinator at your next class. This edition includes news...

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