Address details

Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

DREAM BIG Dancers: coming to the Illawarra in 2013

DREAM BIG Dancers is a dance school for children, teens and adults with disabilities.

Students will have the opportunity to:
  • participate in structured dance lessons
  • learn and practice dance routines
  • work towards performances at local community events
  • build self esteem
  • develop social skills
  • network with others 
  • partake in physical activity

Lessons will be 1 hour sessions every Thursday afternoon of the school term, in the Wollongong area. (Exact location to be announced)

Classes will include Jazz, Hip-Hop and Lyrical dancing.
Cost: $10 per lesson

“because everyone can dance, no matter what your (dis)ABILITY!”

For further information or enquiries, contact Jacinta Pinkster on:
Ph: 0402 690 853

A bit about the teacher, Jacinta Pinkster ...

Bachelor of Arts: Media and Cultural Studies (2009); Graduate Diploma in Primary Education (2010); Masters of Inclusive Education (2013)

Jacinta is a NSW accredited Teacher in Special Education at NSW Public schools. Jacinta began dancing at the age of 4 and has over 20 years experience in dance teaching and performing. Her ballet training began at the age of 4 and she has successfully completed RAD Graded and Major examinations. Over the years Jacinta has studied all styles of dance including jazz, hip hop, contemporary, national character, modern and tap. 

Recently, Jacinta has choreographed performances for 2 IO/IS classes within mainstream NSW Public schools. These students performed at Wollongong eisteddfod, school assemblies and disability dance workshops.  The amount of positive feedback she received from these performances has been the inspiration for extending her skills to the broader community. 

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