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Hugh Myddelton House Gets their Dancing Shoes On

Hugh Myddelton House care home, in Southgate, bopped and shimmied their way to a good old knees up, as residents and staff celebrated International Dance Day.

Celebrated every year on April 29th – the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, creator of modern ballet – International Dance Day is the perfect day to get your dancing shoes on and really get moving.

Staff and residents at the home marked the day with a whole host of dance-related fun activities. Residents were given the cha-cha-chance to learn new dance styles from around the world. They were joined by the Iberian Folkloric dance and music association who put on an amazing show and encouraged everyone to join in. Elsa the dance leader of the Iberian dance group celebrated her 80th Birthday yesterday and everyone sang happy birthday to her.

General Manager, Jade Shea said: “We’ve all had a brilliant day today. Our resident’s loved finding out about different dance styles from around the world and having a go at learning new steps. The Iberian Folkloric dance was such fun and very energetic, I am still catching my breath.”

Winnie Bruce, resident at the home said: “I have always loved dancing, it took me back to being a teenage again. My family used to all get together and dance at the weekend. I used to enter competitions when I was young you know. It has been wonderful to reminisce about those days and wonderful to have my family here with me to enjoy this day of dance.”

 

 
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