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2.5. Dance

American Dance Wheels Foundation is a non-profit organization that teaches Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance. Wheelchair dancing integrates people with disabilities and able-bodied individuals and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and ability levels. American DanceWheels created the first American style wheelchair dance syllabus, Wheel One™. Our organization promotes wheelchair dancing through educational seminars and performances in dance studios, schools, and rehabilitation facilities across the country.

Dancing Wheels If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School. Considered one of the premier arts and disabilities organizations in the U.S., Dancing Wheels is a professional, physically integrated dance company uniting the talents of dancers both with and without disabilities.

IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport  is an extremely elegant, graceful and stylish sport which involves athletes with a physical impairment that affects the lower limbs.
Participants can compete "combi" style, dancing with an able bodied (standing) partner, or duo dance for two wheelchair users together.
Group dance involves wheelchair users only or together with able-bodied partners whereas single dance sees a wheelchair user dance alone.

Standard dances include waltz, tango, Viennese waltz, slow foxtrot and quickstep.Latin American dances include the samba, cha-cha-cha, rumba,
paso doble and jive.There are also Formation dances for four, six or eight couples dancing in formation.

Since 1998 the sport has been governed by the IPC and co-ordinated by the IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Technical Committee which incorporates
the rules of the International Dance Sport Federation (IDSF). The sport is not part of the summer Paralympic Games sports programme.
In recent years the sport has benefitted greatly from the screening of popular dance based TV shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and
Dancing with the Stars.

Today the sport is widely practiced in 29 countries and the last World Championships in 2010 in Hannover, Germany was a sell-out event
months before the competition took place.

 Roll Call Wheelchair Dance provide programs for groups and facilities that serve populations of people in wheelchairs and adults and children with all movement disorders provide a social dancing outlet for these populations provide opportunity to learn competitive style wheelchair dance and to compete at local and national dance competitions ​bring the joy of dance to the developmentally challenged, serving both Bergen county (Sprectrum for Living) and Rockland county (ARC)

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