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We specialise in working with older people and undertake regular training to enable us to understand and protect the ageing body.


Tracing Steps hold a variety of sessions for the over 50's including separate classes for dance and drama for active over 50's and 'Use it or lose it!' dance and drama programme for people in care homes and day centres.


We hold open community classes as well as working in care homes across Greater Manchester and delivering regular sessions and workshops for Associations such as Alzheimer's Society and the Stroke Association.



The programme engages older people's co-ordination skills, balance, memory, mobility and laughter! The programme is aims to keep what we've got rather than acquiring new skills; however the sessions will improve people's balance and co ordination skills and fine motor skills.

During lockdown we worked in partnership with Irish Community Care and delivered several FREE online seated workshops a week.



Magic Moments is our reminiscence programme. We use a variety of games, props, music, movement and drama techniques to heighten self awareness, sustain memories and share life experiences and create new friendships.



Mature Movers is a active dance class for the over 50's. Variety of dance styles and music genres. Fun way of keeping fit and making new friends. Opportunity to make new friends if you wish.

Please see for more details.



Simple drama classes to help with speech, posture and problem solving. Our classes bestow a sense of self recognition of feeling and relationships, and positive interactions.

Reminiscence Projects

We have led a numerous of reminiscence projects ourselves and with other companies and associations including: Pride Media Association, Langley Writers, Alzheimer's Association, Heritage Lottery, Wigan & Leigh Housing Company,Stroke Association, etc. These can be a lone one hour work shop or a 6,10 week project.


Workshops including the following themes:


  • School Daze

  • Whistle while you work

  • In the home

  • War years

  • Dance Halls & Big Bands

  • TV & Radio

  • Fashion

  • Gadgets


Please email us for more details at

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