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Creative Jazz Dance Classes in Basingstoke

Our fun, friendly and inclusive dance classes for young people with learning disabilities / additional needs. 

 

An exciting medley of traditional jazz dance training and opportunities for creative expression. Creative Jazz Dance classes are fantastic for dancers who love learning dance routines, introducing elements of dance technique and building confidence to perform both their own and teacher's choreography.

Dance classes include structured exercises, creative tasks using sensory props and learning a routine to a song from the charts or a musical.

 

Activities are designed to help dancer's self expression, build confidence, increase functional fitness and develop social skills.

 

You are welcome to bring a support worker with you.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Louisa Church
Telephone
07725334418
E-mail
louisa@collectivemotiondance.com
Website
Collective Motion Dance Website
Facebook
www.facebook.com/collectivemotiondance

Where to go

Name
St Gabriel's Church Hall
Address
25, Tewksbury Close
Popley
Basingstoke
Hampshire
Postcode
RG24 9DU
Accessibility
Physical adaptations, Wheelchair access, Level access, Accessible toilets, Disabled parking

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Thursday evenings from 6.15-7.15pm
Time of day
Evening
Session Information
Age ranges: 14 -25 years (guidance)

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
42 per term
Details
£42 fee covers a block of 6 sessions. Trial classes are available for £7 for new customers.

Availability

Referral required
No
Other notes

14-25 years.

Suitable for dancers with SEN(D) and/or additional needs.

Local Offer

Local Offer
Description

Our fun, friendly and inclusive dance classes for young people with learning disabilities / additional needs. 

 

An exciting medley of traditional jazz dance training and opportunities for creative expression. Creative Jazz Dance classes are fantastic for dancers who love learning dance routines, introducing elements of dance technique and building confidence to perform both their own and teacher's choreography.

Dance classes include structured exercises, creative tasks using sensory props and learning a routine to a song from the charts or a musical.

 

Activities are designed to help dancer's self expression, build confidence, increase functional fitness and develop social skills.

 

All classes are supported by visuals and Makaton signs/symbols to support understanding.

 

Classes are intentionally small and are supported by at least two staff.

 

Staff are highly trained and experienced in working with neurodivergent dancers and dancers with SEN(D) / other additional needs.

 

If you are more comfortable, you are welcome to bring your own support worker with you.

Contact Name
Louisa Church
Contact Telephone
07725334418
Contact Email
louisa@collectivemotiondance.com
Links
Collective Motion Dance Website
What does your service do?

Dance classes aimed at building confidence, physical and mental wellbeing.

 

Who does your service provide for?

Dancers 14 years and above with additional needs/ SEND.

 

These inclusive classes work closely with each individual. Staff have experience working with:

 

  • Neurodivergent dancers,
  • Dancers with Learning Disabilities,
  • Dancers with Physical Disabilities,
  • Dancers with Sensory Differences,
  • Dancers with Visual / Hearing Impairments,
  • Dancers with Cerebral Palsy,
  • Dancers with Epilepsy.

This list is not exhaustive. Please contact us to discuss your young person's particular needs if you are unsure if classes are suitable for them.

How can I start using the service?

Contact Louisa to discuss which class is most suitable for your young person via 07725334418 or Louisa@collectivemotiondance.com  Booking is via https://collectivemotiondance.com

 

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

Beech Village Hall, Alton.

We accept from across Hampshire/ Surrey.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

On a case by case basis after discussion.

 

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making?

Phone/email/ face-to-face.

Dancers are involved in the creative decisions relating to class content. For instance choosing the music for each dance routine. This is discussed face to face during the class. Provision is made for alternative forms of communication such as Makaton and communication books.

 

Is your service fully accessible?

The classes are accessible, however there is no Changing Places facility at the hall.

 

What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEN and Disabilities had or are having?

Class teachers are qualified teachers with extensive experience of working with young people with SEN(D).

All teachers have Makaton training and have attended courses on specific conditions such as Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Epilepsy. This training is passed on to support staff during induction.

 

 

How will I know my child is safe?

All staff have completed Safeguarding training and have up to date DBS checks.

Teachers have current first aid certificates.

 

Which of the following applies to your setting?
Sensory adaptations
Our service is delivered in the community
Physical Adaptations
Disabled parking
Accessible toilets
Wheelchair access
What communication methods are you familiar with?
PECS
Signs and symbols
Makaton
Sign supported English
Does your service include children and young people with:
PECS
Signs and symbols
Makaton
Sign supported English
Who can I contact for further information?

Louisa Church

Louisa@collectivemotiondance.com

07725334418

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