Dance As You Are
You Were Born Dancing
We are on a mission to re-define dance.
We create opportunities to reveal and highlight the importance of movement in how we live, learn and relate to each other.
We are all dancers.
We live our lives through movement.
We are committed to living fully through a deep connection to the body. In a world filled with new technologies that take us away from our bodies, it is vital to invest time, energy and consciousness to our physical body to ensure our health as individuals, families and as a society.
Who we are
Founder + Director // Nina Jane Patel M.A.
Nina has trained and worked as a dancer and dance/movement therapist internationally for 25 years. This has provided her with a deep understanding of the body. As a passionate advocate for dance as an experience of the body, Nina strives to highlight the importance of the body society and believes in the power of embodied living to inspire, define and change individuals, families and communities for the better.
Nina has proven success within the arts + culture sector significantly impacting the organizations she works with. Nina has demonstrated strong leadership and advocacy for the arts throughout her career and was recently recognized when she was selected for Banff Centre for Arts + Creativity’s inaugural Cultural Leadership Program and selected as a Leadership Fellow for the Business for the Arts CAS/21.