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Watch These 2 Girls Who Use Wheelchairs Dance Their Hearts Out

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These girls prove you don’t need the use of your legs to get your groove on.

A video posted to Facebook last month shows two young girls, both in wheelchairs, dancing their hearts out to Silentó’s summer hit, “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).” The video has since been shared thousands of times all over the internet.

The girls are named Brooklyn and Mayli and they are dancers with Ayita Dance in Fort Worth, Texas, which is a dance class for kids in wheelchairs started by Mayli’s mother, according to their GoFundMe Page. Mayli loves to dance so much that her mother decided to start the class to give her and other girls like her a place to express themselves.


Mayli was born spina bifida and has been partially paralyzed her whole life, but that has never stopped her from dancing.

Mayli is a dancer, if there is a beat she’s moving to it,” Mayli’s mother wrote on her GoFundMe page. “It doesn’t matter the genre of music,  she loves it all.”


Check out the video of Brooklyn and Mayli dancing below: 

Visit the Ayita Dance Facebook page for more information. 

Originally published: August 5, 2015
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