Category: What People are Saying

What dance leaders say

Posted on 10/28/14 No Comments

“Success and failure are both fleeting and the work of our lives is not defined by either one.” –Meg Glaser Teran, Dance Educator, Leadership cohort 2014

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What kids said this week

Posted on 05/02/14 No Comments

“I was analyzing my signature move yesterday and I realized that I really like to be in connection with the earth. I think I do my signature move three to five times every time I dance.” –8 year old student, Modern Dance Improvisation

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What parents are saying

Posted on 10/17/13 No Comments

“We really appreciate everything and our daughter has totally blossomed as a dancer with her teacher in the short time that she has been taking dance.  Luna is her first dance experience, and it’s been absolutely great.  She has clearly developed more confidence in dance movement and physical creative expression.  She really loves dance class […]

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Stories that move us

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

“My 10 year old boy has been soaking up dance with such verve that has me smiling all the time. To watch boys (especially) freely and unabashedly moving and swaying to music, makes me feel hopeful about our future.” Today, a 5-year old dancer handed his dance teacher a quarter.  He said, “here, this is […]

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What Campers Say

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

“Dance means how to express yourself. How to feel how you’re feeling.” “This is the best day EVER!” (5 year old mini dance camper in response to parent asking how his day went)

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Challenges Kids Report

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

“I love to move so much that when everybody has to sit down when we discuss things it is really hard for me to stop moving.” “A challenge for me was doing the weight sharing with a partner.  I overcame it by just trusting my partner and be calm and think positive.”  5th grade assessment, […]

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What dance teachers say

Posted on 07/12/11 No Comments

“My Students are very sensitive and aware of how their peers look, speak and react to them. The stigma of special ed is really a challenge esp. with high functioning kids. When in intimidating situations the lower functioning kids will just tune out and feel diminished. Dance is helping them to build leadership skills, and […]

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On the way in

Posted on 02/10/11 No Comments

“I feel like I’m coming home!” Summer Institute 2010 participant upon entering Midyear SI reunion January 29, 2011

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What Kids are Saying

Posted on 02/10/11 No Comments

“What I’m going to remember most is how we used to feel very free…” 5th grade graduation, New Highland Academy

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