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VAPA Standards Bill SB725 approved by Senate

Posted on 03/31/15 No Comments

GOOD NEWS! The California Dance Education Association’s co-sponsored  VAPA Standards Bill (SB 725) has passed the Senate floor, and is now headed to the Assembly. Stay tuned for more news.

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Board President Nancy Geimer Wins Wells Fargo’s $5,000 Volunteer Award

Posted on 10/03/14 No Comments

In recognition of the extraordinary commitment demonstrated by team members who dedicate their time and talent to volunteering with a non-profit organization, Wells Fargo announced that Nancy Geimer is a recipient of a Volunteer Service Award. Her steadfast contribution of 22 years of service to Luna is acknowledged through a $5,000 grant for community programs. […]

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Patricia Reedy & Nancy Ng Receive “Generous Heart” Award

Posted on 07/25/14 No Comments

Rhee Gold, publisher of Dance Studio Life magazine, announced that Luna co-founders, Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng, are recipients of one of six of the first “Generous Heart” awards. Dance Studio Life reported, “Throughout a decade of journalism, Dance Studio Life has given attention to those who do important, innovative work in dance education and service to the […]

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Early Childhood Dance Education at Luna

Posted on 03/11/14 No Comments

New sessions for toddlers and four year old preschoolers start in April. Class size limited to 6 parent-child pairs; 8 preschoolers. Learn more here.

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Holiday Wish List 2013

Posted on 12/12/13 No Comments

We’ve just posted our wish list.  If you or your family likes to engage in year-end giving to nonprofits, Luna will gratefully accept (and make good use of) your contributions.  See full wish list here.

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Dance Education Leadership Cohort

Posted on 12/11/13 No Comments

Check out our cohort of dance leaders.  Luna will work with these professional dance educators through December 2014 to help them move the field forward.  We’ll track their progress here.

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New Highland Academy dancers go international!

Posted on 10/07/13 No Comments

Check out the NHA 5th graders on this international project of Anna deKeersmaeker http://www.rosasdanstrosas.be/en-videos/

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Fall Legislative Docket for Dance Organizations

Posted on 10/05/13 No Comments

This fall, Congress faces looming decisions around the budget and the debt ceiling, while also working on such big issues as tax and immigration reform and the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. Additionally, sequestration was not a once-and-done deal, but part of a 10-year […]

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Support the Arts!

Posted on 09/27/13 No Comments

When it is next time to renew your automobile registration, consider an arts plate.  Funds from this endeavor support the California Arts Council.  I got mine! 

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The evidence you need

Posted on 09/18/13 No Comments

Dance in schools results in increased test scores, lower drop-out rates, improved morale and positive changes in self-perception.  It supports the learning of underserved populations.  The National Dance Education Organization has just released a 65-page report reviewing the research on dance education to-date.  To read it for yourself, go to www.ndeo.org then click the highlighted […]

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