Community In Motion

At ComMotion – Community In Motion, we believe that everyone should get a chance to experience the many benefits of movement and dance. Dance fosters a sense of well-being, community, mastery, and joy. ComMotion provides free and low-cost classes and workshops for people of all ages and abilities to get an opportunity to experience the physical and emotional benefits of dance and movement. Through our programs, thousands of people from all walks of life have been able to move, smile, and connect with people around them.

Dance and movement for everyone, everywhere

Because our mission is to make dance and movement accessible to everyone, we bring our classes directly to the communities that we serve. Our programs are completely portable and adaptable to nearly any space, and can be taught in both English and Spanish. We have partnered with local organizations to offer our classes on-location, making it easy for our students to participate. In 2018, we have taught more than 1,300 people at over at over 20 locations including schools, churches, adult day care centers, cancer centers, and youth and veterans organizations across the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area as well as in rural and underserved areas in western and eastern North Carolina.

Why dance?

Dance and movement have been proven in numerous studies to have a variety of health and wellness benefits:

From our participants

Thousands of people of all ages and abilities have participated in our programs.  Here are a few things they've had to say:

“I really like the dancing class. Thanks for all you do for veterans.”

“The volunteers worked tirelessly to make sure I did my best”

“It was energetic and really a lot of fun.”

"It's the best part of the week!"

“Don’t stop the dancing class!”

Upcoming Events

Free Latin dance classes for cancer survivors

January 16 - March 5, 2020

6:30-7:30pm

White Plains United Methodist Church

313 SE Maynard, Cary

 FEBRUARY 20 - CLASS CANCELED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER

Sponsored by Waverly Hematology Oncology

Wellness & Movement

March 10, 2020

2-4pm

Edenton Street United Methodist Church, Raleigh, NC

Get information to help you better understand dementia and learn about the benefits of movement. This interactive workshop will show you how to care for yourself and how to use dance and movement as a way to care for your loved one, too.

The workshop is free but registration is requested.
For information/registration contact:
Lisa Levine at (919) 832-3732 or
llevine@DementiaNC.org

Support our programs

ComMotion is able to provide programs at little or no cost thanks to the generous support of the community.

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