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Inspire Inclusion Dance


If you can breathe, you can dance.

Join us for Summer programs in 2023! Check out our FREE programs sponsored by Culture Blocks- a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County.

Dance. Together. Now.

Inspire Inclusion Dance is a dance program for dancers with and without disabilities.  Our mission is to bring all bodies together in movement with an understanding that we all have beautiful moves to share on the dance floor.  If you can breathe, you can dance and we can't wait to breathe and move with you!

Move with us in community. 

Weekly Schedule

Classes denoted by * are sponsored by Culture Blocks - a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County


Teen/Young Adult Step Together 2 

5:15-6:15 at Open Door Studios 

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Youth Step Together 1 

4:15-5pm at Open Door Studios

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*Choreographic 5-week Workshop* 

6-7pm at GiGi's Playhouse

Register here


Dance Class with UMAR 

at Open Door Studios

Registration is now closed for this class.


Full Radius Dance Technique 6-week Workshop

Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
April 21 - May 26
Open Door Studios

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Summer Camps

Youth Dance Camp

June 19th - 23rd, 10am-12pm

Seven Oaks, Cornelius, NC

9725 Oak St Suite 7, Cornelius, NC 28031

Join Inspire Inclusion Dance for a week of dance, creative exploration, and fun! Utilizing Laban Efforts, this camp will build on different basic elements of dance each day through games, music, and community.

This camp is designed for beginning through advanced movers, with and without disabilities, ages 3-11.


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This workshop is sponsored by Culture Blocks - a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County

Step Together Camp

June 19th - 23rd, 1-3:30pm

Open Door Studios

3706 Central Ave On the corner of Central and, Eastway Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

Join Camerin Watson for a week of fun and dance as invites beginning through advanced dancers with and without diagnosed disability to "step together" in an inclusive dance camp that is age appropriate. This camp will include technique but focus on creative exploration and development utilizing Laban Efforts and basic elements of dance as building blocks for moving together and community building.

This program is for dancers ages 6-14 (group 1) and 15-22 (group 2). Groups will be separated by age upon arrival. 

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Because of your support this spring and summer, we have been able to connect with so many wonderful movers! 

In 2022 

- 14 active programs

- 10 partner organizations

- over 180 participants

- over 750 audience members!

Check out what we have been up to!

Check out some of our recent choreography!

Interested in Supporting Us?

Consider making a donation via PayPal:

Enjoy this freebie from our previous camp.

Inspire Inclusion Dance Director Camerin Watson joins author Valerie Bolling for dancing story time. Check out the video, and enjoy the accompany coloring page below!

Class Highlights

Thank You!

This project was made possible, in part, with funding from the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, the Arts and Science Council, ASC's Culture Blocks Program and Iredell County Arts Council .

Special thanks to the Open Door Dance Foundation .

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Thank you to our Partners 

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