American DanceWheels Foundation

Home to the first American Style Wheelchair Ballroom & Latin Dance Syllabus

Teacher Certification Courses

American DanceWheels offers wheelchair dance certification courses online and in-person. Become certified and open a wheelchair dance class in your community.

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Online Dance Lessons

American DanceWheels gives face-to-face, interactive classes online via Skype. Sign up for an introductory lesson today!

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Meet Our Dancers

ADF's professional formation team recently performed for the Pan American Games in Toronto and the Papal Visit in Philadelphia.

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Because of you American DanceWheels is able to enrich the lives of all people by providing unique educational opportunities through dance.

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Welcome to Our Website!

American DanceWheels Foundation (ADF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that teaches Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance.

Wheelchair dancing integrates people with and without physical disabilities and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and ability levels. American DanceWheels created the first American style wheelchair dance syllabus, Wheel One™. Our organization promotes wheelchair dancing through lessons, educational seminars and performances in dance studios, schools, and rehabilitation facilities across the country.

What They Say!

"It is through ongoing programs such as yours that enable us to provide positive experiences that promote the children's development and make their hospital stay more enjoyable."

Quote from Stacy Redelheim, Special Events Coordinator at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

"The integration aspect is what I really like about ADF.”

Quote from Eric Laufenberg

"After watching your performances over the last couple of years, my awareness of people using wheelchairs has changed."

Quote from Pat Klein

"ADF opens new doors and begins new chapters for people through music."

Quote from Leona Gutherman

Widener Memorial / Temple University Collaboration

For over a decade, this exceptional program has been benefiting students from Widener Memorial School and Temple University with improved physical, social, and scholastic success.

The collaboration is supported through grants provided by Fox and Roach Charities and the Hassel Foundation.

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Programs for Veterans

ADF partners with veteran hospitals to provide social dance lessons and events to soldiers of all ages. This effort benefits the participants' physical and psychological health and combats the complications associated with PTSD.

A recent study conducted by the Palo Alto VA concluded that ADF's Wheel One™ Program improved participants' range of motion, speed, balance, strength, mood, and more. Read more about it here.

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Step, Step, Roll, Roll Educational Program

ADF conducts programs and seminars for universities, schools, hospitals, and rehab centers with discussions on the challenges within the disability community, as well as how dance provides an innovative approach to good health.

Contact ADF for more information.

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