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Welcome to the area of our website that gives you the resources you need for your professional practice and continued professional development (CPD) in community dance. There's lots of information and plenty of features for you to explore here - take a look around.

Cheshire Dance
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Community dance champion shares a life’s work in print
A dancer who started her own dance classes for children 30 years ago has put her experience into a new book for others to share.
Dance for Parkinson's
David Leventhal
Dance for Parkinson's Summer School welcomes extra special guest
People Dancing’s annual Summer School returned to De Montfort University, Leicester (26-29 July). One of its first courses to sell out was the two-day ‘Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s’ session, led by David Leventhal from New York’s Mark Morris Dance Group and Danielle Teale of the Dance for Parkinson’s Network UK.
Dance and Parkinson's
Dance for PD at Mark Morris Dance Group. Photo: Johan Henckens
Dance for Parkinson's Online Learning Programme
People Dancing and Dance for PD® have, with the assistance of the Dance for Parkinson’s Network UK, created an online learning programme...
ArtWorks Alliance
New body for participatory arts
A new body for participatory arts has been formed. ArtWorks Alliance is the UK umbrella for organisations with strategic or developmental interests in any branch of participatory arts.
People Dancing Fact Sheets
People Dancing Summer School 2015. Photo: Rachel Cherry
Find your way in the legal landscape
Dancers, dance teachers, leaders and facilitators are subject to a range of legal issues, depending on the nature and location of their work. See our unique Fact Sheets to help you navigate this important area of practice.
International conference - Nov 2017
Save the date for Scotland!
People Dancing's international event is back - this time at Glasgow's Tramway, in November 2017. Take a look at the presentations and performances from our 2014 event here.
Animated - written and read by dance/arts professionals

Animated - the community dance magazine, published by People Dancing.

Animated is written by dance artists and dance/arts professionals. It reflects community dance culture in the UK and beyond, encouraging dialogue, reflection and debate on current issues and community dance practice.

The magazine is available online and in paper format and you can receive it as part of any of our membership schemes.

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