Dance Assistants and Volunteers Sought for “Groove-D”

OCT 22nd – DEC 12th 2018 is looking for volunteer dance assistants!

FUNDED BY: Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian – Partnership for Stroke Recovery and IN PARTNERSHIP with: Miriam Schacter, danceABILITIES(tm); LEAD INVESTIGATORS: Dr. Kara Patterson, Dr. Dina Brooks; RESEARCH COORDINATOR: Aaron Wallace LOCATION: U of T Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Sciences Centre, 500 University Avenue at Dundas Street West.

THE DANCE : The GROOVE-D feasibility study will offer “live-streaming” and “in-person” group dance classes. Dance genres include ballroom (latin styles and waltz), social dancing, ballet, jazz, contemporary, elements of authentic movement and contact dance, collaborative choreography, mirror-work, and so on. Continue reading “Dance Assistants and Volunteers Sought for “Groove-D””

Seeking dance volunteers for pilot study!

“I Love to Boogie”: An Investigation of the Feasibility of a Dance Program to Improve Gait and Balance Post-Stroke, Part Two

Are you interested in “dance-assisting” for a dance-based research study for people living with the after effects of stroke?

Volunteers are sought to assist dance students for classes starting Monday May 2nd 2016. Classes run every Monday and Wednesday from 11am-12noon for 10-weeks. Volunteers are requested to assist for 1 more classes. See dates below. Picks the days that work for you and let’s touch base! Continue reading “Seeking dance volunteers for pilot study!”

Let’s Boogie: Volunteers needed!

Are you available to Dance-Assist starting SPRING 2018?
Research Program: West Park, March – June 2018
Toronto Western Demo: Fri March 16th, 12:30-1:30

“Seeking Dance Volunteers/Dance Assistants for Part III of a pioneering dance study, “Let’s Boogie: Dance and Lung DiseaseIT Role: Dance Assistants, assist new dancers in pulmonary rehabilitation program, support safe entrance and exit from dance class, collaborate in dance environment and community, assist in gesture-based teaching and help instructor as needed.”
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Volunteer Opportunity!

Call for volunteers!

Ayana Spivak (DMT) is looking for volunteers to help with her Inclusive Dance group for children, which will start on Sunday, February 11th in North Scarborough.

This is a great opportunity to learn and experience community-based expressive arts and dance/movement therapy process. Please contact Ayana at if you are interested and available.