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Opportunity through
inclusive dance

 

We work to promote a diverse and inclusive society

One which is not only enriching but is the foundation of a more substainable future for everyone, in the dance field & beyond.

Our artistic approach is to ensure the arts & dance in particular, is inclusive

and that children, young people & adults who are disabled are fully included in the creative process.

All of our activities are offered to disabled & non-disabled People

Providing everyone with the opportunity to learn from each other and share a creative experience

Indepen-dance is an award winning inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express, and fulfil their potential through dance. Our mission is to enable participation in high quality arts provision and improve wellbeing, quality of life and provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled dancers in both the professional and non-professional dance sectors. We provide weekly creative movement and dance classes throughout the year, where participants become lifelong members and join a thriving social network. We also provide bespoke professional training, career development and employment opportunities.

Performance

Education

Weekly Classes

Indepen-dance classes are for disabled people and their carers. We work with a skilled team of professional dancers to deliver weekly classes to service users, organisations, day centres, community groups and more. Our weekly classes are split into three categories:

Core Classes

Our core classes are based in Glasgow for our members and run on a term by term basis in Glasgow

Outreach Classes

Our outreach classes are run outside Glasgow for children, youths and families.

Specialised Classes

Our specialised classes run in Glasgow for varying ages and abilities and are open to members and
non-members.

Connect with us

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Indepen-dance10 hours ago
Happy #InternationalWomensDay!

Today we would like to recognise the amazing work and talent of all the women that work, and volunteer, for Indepen-dance.

The amazing contributions of these women have taken us to where we are today and we could not have done it with out them.

Our Creative Team. Our Office Team and Management .Our Board. Our volunteers and members.

You are all amazing. 💜
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Indepen-dance2 days ago
#SharingSunday

Over the past few months we have been sharing and sending in quotes as a staff group, and we wanted to take these quotes that get us through and share them with all of you.❤️

If you have a favourite quote that gets you through, please do let us know and share it with others by leaving it in the comments below.
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Indepen-dance3 days ago
This Wednesday be sure to keep an eye out for Parable Dance's new inclusive dance resource film on 10th March at 7pm.

It features advice from 42 of the UK’s most experienced inclusive dance practitioners, including our own Karen Anderson from Indepen-dance.

Head over to their YouTube Channel at 7pm this coming Wednesday for the premiere to watch it free. 📺

Premiere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uBaycn0t9A

Check out a BBC News clip about Inclusive dance and the film here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZCj3l9hKmg&t=
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Parable Dance on the BBC
BBC South East Today featured Parable Dance film 'Inclusive Practice is Good Practice' as a feature on 24th Feb 2021
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Indepen-dance3 days ago
We need your help! 📢

Are you wanting to raise funds for us this year?

This year you can take part in the virtual Kiltwalk on behalf of Indepen-dance and get your exercise or steps done by being sponsored, and we will pay for your entry fee.

Remember though, this year you don't just need to walk, you can run, dance, bounce, cycle and much more!

Are you keen to help and get your body moving? If you would like to participate on behalf of Indepen-dance then please get in touch with admin@indepen-dance.org.uk by the end of next week for details.

Happy walking! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

For further details and ideas on this years virtual Kiltwalk please visit the links below:

👉 https://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events

👉 https://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/news/top-11-virtual-kiltwalk-challenges
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Indepen-dance3 days ago
Today is #Employeeappreciationday and we would like to say a massive thank you to all our staff for the continuously wonderful and hard work that they do! 🙌💜
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Indepen-dance4 days ago
This week, to celebrate a year since our last fundraiser, we have been dipping into our archives, and so for #ThrowbackThursday we wanted to share a few snaps from our fundraiser in December in 2017. Were you there in 2017? Let us know below in the comments! 👇💬

Alongside this, we also want to let you know about Give as you live, which allows you to raise money at no cost to you as you shop.

Sign up and shop through their links to brand name stores and raise money from your shopping basket at no cost to you.

To sign up, or find out more, please visit: https://www.giveasyoulive.com/
3 days ago
Today is #Employeeappreciationday and we would like to say a massive thank you to all our staff for the continuously wonderful and hard work that they do! 🙌💜 #inclusivedance#teamworkmakesthedreamworkhttps://t.co/Wgx8LVnVee
6 days ago
Join us in just over half an hour for our live session with Aimee! We will be live on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel, so be sure to come along to start your Wednesday with a boogie 🙌💃 #live#inclusivedance#lovedancescotland

👉 https://t.co/GUCNijI7R2https://t.co/UNSISl6rLZ
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Latest Online Class Schedule – January 2021

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Online Classes Return – 6th January 2021

Welcome back to another year of dancing! Join us online via zoom for some more fun online sessions!

Winter Update

Check out our latest Summer 2020 newsletter!

Hurray, It’s Winter!

With our regular classes suspended, we are running weekly online classes via zoom for all our members!

Winter Break Classes

With our regular classes suspended, we are running weekly online classes via zoom for all our members!

Annual General Meeting – December 3rd 2020

With our regular classes suspended, we are running weekly online classes via zoom for all our members!

November 16th to December 12th Online Classes Schedule

With our regular classes suspended, we are running weekly online classes via zoom for all our members!

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