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Adaptive Dance

Special Needs Dance Classes in Kansas City

Our Adaptive Dance Program offers 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.

The 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.

Ages 3-7

Semester Tuition: $100 & $45 Registration Fee
Performance Add-on: $60

Saturdays at the Bolender Center
11:30-12:00 p.m.

Fall Semester: September 14 – November 16
Spring Semester: January 11 – March 14
Performance Add-on: March 28 – May 2

Ages 8-11

Semester Tuition: $100 & $45 Registration Fee
Performance Add-on: $60

Saturdays at the Bolender Center
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Fall Semester: September 14 – November 16
Spring Semester: January 11 – March 14
Performance Add-on: March 28 – May 2

Partners

Get Moving

Begin the registration process today by completing an Adaptive Dance Registration Form.

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

Prepare for your first day!

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