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The Dance Guild at the University of Louisiana Lafayette is please to announce a new program that will begin offering classes on Saturday, March 18th. The program is called Everybody Dance Now and is a six-week program designed for children who are differently abled.

Everybody Dance Now is a movement class for for children ages 3-5 with developmental delays (physical, cognitive, communication, social or emotional), down syndrome, autism, or cerebral palsy. Classes will be specially designed for children to experience at their own pace with the assistance of the Dance Majors from the Performing Arts Department. Children will experience a sound sensitive environment that is physically and mentally engaging. The class will build basic motor skills, motivation, creativity, and confidence all through creative movement exercises. Come and enjoy an hour of movement and social interaction with other families from around Acadiana.

Classes will meet in McLaurin Hall on the UL Campus on Saturdays between 9am and 9:50am.  Cost is $55 for the six-week session.  Late registrants are welcome, and a pro-rated cost for classes is available for student who start after March 18th.

For more information and to register, please contact Dina Melley or call 337-385-9890.