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Northern Ballet's specialist wheelchair dance programme returns

Northern Ballet's specialist wheelchair dance programme returns

Let your creativity flourish and gain the confidence to move in new ways through Northern Ballet’s specialist wheelchair dance programme, In Motion.

Classes are designed to develop your strength, flexibility and creative expression through the use of unique training methods.

Working in a supportive environment with expert teachers, you can explore movement either in or out of a wheelchair and be inspired to create your own movement.

Classes are suitable for self-propelling wheelchair users (manual or powered which the user controls themselves, without the assistance of someone else) and are split into two age groups; those aged 8 – 19 years and those aged 19 and over.

Specialist dance/sports wheelchairs are not required as we have a number available to use in classes should you wish.

One participant who took part in the 2017 classes said that “The course exceeded my expectations.. it’s brilliant to be able to whiz around in a wheelchair at some speed and in much more interesting ways that I usually do at home… The standard of teaching is high and staff have been supportive, flexible and adaptable to our needs. The course has challenged me and enabled me to improve so many things!”

2019 classes will run from 7 April – 7 July and cost £6.50 (8-19 year-olds) or £7 (Adult classes) per session. A 10% discount is available for Breeze Card holders.

Registration form
Download the registration form for 8-19-year-olds
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Download the registration form for adult classes
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Course dates

  • Sunday 7 April
  • Sunday 14 April
  • No class on Sunday 21 April
  • Sunday 28 April
  • No class on Sunday 5 May
  • Sunday 12 May
  • Sunday 19 May
  • No class on Sunday 26 May
  • Sunday 2 June
  • Sunday 9 June
  • No class on Sunday 16 June
  • No class on Sunday 23 June
  • Sunday 30 June
  • Sunday 7 July

For more information or to chat about your requirements, please contact Nicola Phillips (Learning Project Manager) on 0113 220 8000 or email nicola.phillips@northernballet.com




  • Cath Sorsby:

    18 Apr 2019 18:26:48

    Absolutely brilliant! This is my 3rd year there and I’d love it to be available in Sheffield. No need to have any previous dance experience. It is NOT just for females, and you can forget any ideas of it being ‘airy-fairy’ stuff!

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