Wheelchair Ballerinas

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Mount Zion- A group of special young ladies are able to practice their ballet moves, while in their wheelchairs. 

The Wheelchair Ballet class at Studio B in Mount Zion, teaches handicapped girls how to bust a move every Sunday.

The class is lead by Lindy Miller, a physical therapist at Decatur Memorial Hospital, with the help of local teenage dancers who volunteer their time. 

Lindy first began the class when one of her patients told her she wanted to be a dancer. 12 years later, the class is still going strong, with two other classes for teenage, and preschool dancers. 

The class is important for the children, because it provides them the opportunity to do the same things that typically developing children are doing, as well as providing good exercise and socialization, Lindy explained. 

The class is currently working on a routine for a dance recital that takes place the first week of June at Kirkland's. 

Studio B offers this class for free to the families. 

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