danceWith wedding season about to begin, the fears of having to dance at wedding receptions is once again rearing its ugly head in the psyches of wheelchair-users across the country. It’s funny how much a spinal cord injury can change the way we view things.

Before my injury, I was obsessed with wedding receptions and was always the last girl on the floor. After my injury, now a wheelchair-user and unable to move my legs, dancing no longer holds the same allure. I felt clunky, un-rhythmic and just plain embarrassed trying to dance in my wheelchair.

This was not the feeling I was used to. I knew dancing in a chair was possible, mind you. I saw the videos online, the suave wheelchair-users gliding across the dance floor like it’s butter, but try as I might I couldn’t do it in my own world.

While it may be difficult finding the courage to get out on the dance floor, once you