What is this pilot taster programme about?
This is the first known adaptive Irish céilí dance/movement programme being co-developed with, and for, people who are blind or vision impaired and their partners.
What is Irish céilí dance?
Irish céilí (pronounced key-lee) dance is group, social Irish dances performed with a partner in a social and recreational environment. The emphasis is on having fun and interacting with the other dancers.
What is adaptive Irish céilí dance?
In adaptive céilí, dances are adapted with, and by, those taking part to match their abilities and encourage inclusivity and participation in a fun, social, physical activity.
Who is the programme for?
- Are aged 14 or older.
- Are blind or vision impaired and partners
- Are acting as a sighted partner for a person who is blind or vision impaired.
- Are interested in taking part in a fun, social, physical activity.
- Want to help others like you to take part in adaptive dance and movement activities in the future.
I want to take part. What do I do next?
Please contact Carmel McKenna with your name, mobile phone number or email address.