About Us

cropped-SWD-Header-2.jpgStrictly Wheelchair Dancing is a wheelchair dance group of all ages and abilities based in Manchester. Our motto is “You can do it”!   Anyone is welcome no matter what their ability or their disability.

Wheelchair DanceSport involves athletes with a physical disability who love to express themselves through the medium of dance.. Wheelchair dancers may participate in “combi” style dancing with an able-bodied (standing) partner or “duo” style dancing for two wheelchair users together.  Wheelchairs users can use an electric or manual wheelchair.

Ballroom dances include the Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep.  Latin-American dances include the Samba, Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive.  There is also Group Formation Dance for four, six or eight couples.

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Dance possesses a magical, transcendent quality that moves us all,

without regard for language, culture, station in life or limitations.

It can add wonder to the most common event,

and excitement to an ordinary evening.

But most of all, it can touch those

who are considered unreachable.

 

Strictly Wheelchair Dancing is a Registered Charity in the UK number 1148826.