KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

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Adaptive Dance

Special Needs Dance Classes in Kansas City

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance Programs offer creative movement classes in an open environment for children of mixed cognitive abilities.

Rhythmic activities guided by our team stimulate fine and gross motor skills and speech and language development, as well as sensory, visual and auditory processing skills! Class sizes are limited.

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance Benefits

  • Provide activities that lead to, support, and reinforce an understanding of dance by encouraging movement, creative activity, and sensory awareness.
  • Encourage appreciation and awareness of their own bodies and the bodies of others.
  • Stimulate fine and gross motor development.
  • Stimulate speech and language development.
  • Stimulate sensory, visual, and auditory processing skills.
  • Establish routines.
  • Encourage attention, cooperation, and impulse control.
  • Encourage exploration and self-expression through dance in a safe and structured environment.

2022 Summer Classes

Ages 3-7

4 Week Session
June 6 – 27

Mondays at the Bolender Center
5:30 – 6:00 pm
Adaptive Dance Registration Form

Please read through our KCBS Health and Safety Protocols prior to registering your student.

Ages 8-12

4 Week Session
June 6 – June 27

Mondays at the Bolender Center
6:15-6:45 pm


KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

Get Moving

Complete the Summer 2021 AD Registration Form today!

Fall Semester Registration form coming soon!

For questions, please contact Nora Burkitt, Adaptive Dance Coordinator.

Prepare for your first day!

Read our Social Story on attending ballet class at Kansas City Ballet School. Please review our updated Health and Safety Protocols before your child’s first dance of class.

KCBS 2021 AD Social Story