Adaptive Dance Workshops

MW&H June Programs

This program stems from Steffi Nossen’s founding belief that Dance is for Everyone!

Join us for this opportunity to
- Improve technique and range of motion
- Explore and express creativity
- Enjoy a collaborative artistic experience with a diverse group of dancers

Workshop Dates
Youth: June 27 - July 2
Adult: June 17 - 22

Join this adaptive dance camp for youngsters of all abilities “sitdown” (wheelchair) & stand-up. Campers learn dance technique and experience improvisation and movement activities in a safe, supportive atmosphere.

A four-day adaptive dance program. Tweens and teens participate in dance, movement, and arts activities in a warm, supportive and creative environment while practicing social skills, and making new friends. Families and friends will be invited to share their student’s experiences at programs’ end.
Tuition: $225

A dance experience for students and teachers with/without disabilities in a professional dance studio.
Program tuition: $525, or $30 per single technique class

Summer Intensive Workshop Faculty

Nancy Lushington — Artistic Advisor of the Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation and Assistant Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College and adjunct faculty at Montclair State University; former soloist with May O’Donnell Dance Company, Joyce Trisler Danscompany, and Verlezza Dance among others.

Barbara Allegra Verlezza — Associate Professor of Dance at Kent State University, Ohio and Associate Artistic Director of Verlezza Dance; formerly Associate Artistic Director/ Education Director of Dancing WheelsTM, former soloist with the May O’Donnell Dance Company.

Sabatino Verlezza — Artistic Director of Verlezza Dance (OH/NY) and ILLUMINATIONS Dance Company (MO); co-founder of 6 Hairy Legs, a dance and fitness program for people and their dogs (NC); company member of Heidi Latsky Dance (NYC); former soloist with the May O’Donnell Dance Company.

Adaptive Dance Year-Round

Our supportive, inclusive community spreads the joy of dance in all forms. An integrated adaptive dance class for students of all abilities (wheelchair and stand up), Moving Wheels & Heels explores the joy of movement in a safe and supportive environment. Learn More