16. Dancing


Dancing: choreograph your own dance in a genre that interests you using different dance moves.


Dancing is a sport that comes in many forms from competition to dancing socially. It has many benefits such as creativity and self-expression, muscle tone development, balance and coordination, helps find rhythm, and can be a great social activity.




DanceSport became a recognized sport in March 2019 during the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. This sport covers all types of dance styles such as Ballroom, Streetdance, Performing Arts such as ballet, and other Specialty dancing. DanceSport is officially aligned with World Dance Sport Federation




Para Dance

Para Dance, formerly known as Wheelchair Dancing, is included in Australian DanceSport competitions and recognized by DanceSport Australia, involves athletes with a physical impairment that affects the lower limbs. Para Dance dance is practised in over 30 countries. Hear from Para Dancer Danielle Stitfall 




Break dancing/Breaking

Break dancing – known as Breaking, it set to take place in the 2024 Paris Olympic Games for the first time. Breaking is a style of dance that originated in the US in the 1970’s. It is characterised by acrobatic movements, stylised footwork to the sounds of a DJ/MC. Check out the all inspiring ILL-ABILITIES™ International Dance Crew composed of differently abled dancers.  




All Abilities Cheer and Dance

A South Australian studio that offers cheerleading and dance (including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop) to people of all abilities. They are affiliated with the Special Olympics Australia.