Craig Hartley is selling a book of his poems to raise money for DanceSyndrome (more details available here) and this inspired us to think about the many ways that dance inspires art. We thought a competition would be a great way to bring together a collection of dance inspired art.   We want you to tell…

DanceSyndrome supporter Craig Hartley has kindly donated 8 of his best poems to be used in a book with proceeds being donated to DanceSyndrome’s fundraising appeal.  Speaking about his poetry, Craig said “Having Down syndrome, I’ve always experienced an internal struggle with the things I’ve had to face in life. I decided to call this…

The DanceSyndrome workshop in Chorley had a special guest appearance this week by County Councillor Steve Holgate.   Steve Holgate, who represents Chorley West on the authority, is also responsible for supporting organisations working with disabled residents across Lancashire.   Steve showed everyone his dance moves at Chorley Community Centre as part of a weekly…

We always love to hear from our participants about how DanceSyndrome workshops help them to improve their lives.   Here are two case studies from our Accrington workshop, which takes place every Thursday morning 10:30am -12pm at the New Era Centre. The workshop started in November 2015 and you can see from the case studies…