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Busy Feet Dance

Service info
Has Social Activities/Day Program
Dance classes
Works with Children

What we do

These classes are free.

BusyFeet is a dance and movement activity for children with intellectual and physical disabilities, aged 6 to16 years. The participants will experience happiness, and develop more self confidence, through the movement of dance.

The dance group meets weekly during the school term and caters for disabilities ranging from various degrees of autism, Down Syndrome, profoundly deaf and cerebral palsy. The extreme differences in abilities and concentration levels pose particular challenges for the teachers and the volunteers. As confidence from both sides continues to grow these difficulties are progressively being overcome.

Children who commenced the program lacking confidence and lack of attention have now become more focused. Children who were showing reluctance and apprehension on entering the dance premises now run through the door for their nametags and are eager to start to dance. Similarly, parents and carers who were resigned to persuading their children to get involved now find that the children do not want to miss a class even if they have been off school feeling unwell.

Busy Feet is held at various locations at different times:
Malvern: Tues 4.30pm
Stonnington: Tues 4.30pm
Williamstown: Thurs 5pm
Hawthorn: Wed 4.30 - 5.30pm
Hampton: Tues 4.30pm
Melton: Thurs 4.30pm
Hillside: Sat 11am



Malvern 3144, VIC (Head Office)

VIC 3144
Office Hours: Various days and times at each location.

Hampton 3188, VIC

Castlefield Community Centre
VIC 3188
Office Hours: TUESDAY 4.30 - 5.15 during School Terms

Hawthorn 3122, VIC

VIC 3122
Office Hours: Wed 4.30 - 5.30pm

Melton 3337, VIC

14 Harrison Crt
VIC 3337
Office Hours: Melton: Thurs 4.30 - 5.30pm, Hillside: Sat 11.00 - 11.45am

Williamstown 3016, VIC

VIC 3016
Office Hours: Thurs 5.00 - 6.00pm