Kids with Down Syndrome Learn to Dance


The Colorado Ballet, in partnership with the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children's Hospital Colorado, is teaching kids with Down syndrome to dance. In an interview on Colorado Public Radio, Ryan Warner speaks with dance instructor Becca Jacobson of the Colorado Ballet and physical therapist Pat Winders of the Sie Center for Down Syndrome. Listen to the interview.

The Colorado Ballet and the Sie Center launched the class, "Dare to Dance," for children with Down syndrome between the ages of five and nine. Developed by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Colorado Ballet and Children's Hospital Colorado, Dare to Dance exposes children with Down syndrome to movement and the art of dance.

Learn more about the Sie Center for Down Syndrome.