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  • Teacher Tips to Get Students Hooked on Dance

    Jump, wiggle, hop, shake, kick, leap, roll . . . kids love to move!  The question is, do they love to dance? In all of my years of teaching, I woul...
  • 4 Key Benefits of Including Dance Education in Schools

    Dance education, also referred to as creative movement, creative dance or expressive dance, is a dance form that combines movement and self-express...
  • Celebrating our Geometric Earth Through Dance

    Earth is the canvas and nature a geometric masterpiece.  Imagine the arch of a rainbow as it reflects a spectrum of light across a rain kissed sky ...
  • The Best Way to Get the Mind Working? Get Out(side) of It! 7 Surprises about the Mind-Body-Earth Connection

    The past year of our lives has been anything but normal. We have needed to adjust to new ways of living, working and socializing. For those of us w...
  • A Collection of Poetry to Inspire Movement 

    Allowing your students to move and dance with poetry makes the experience memorable while giving them the opportunity to make meaningful connection...
  • We Always Have A Choice

    Every moment of every day we are making choices about what to do, think, and feel. While it doesn’t always seem like we have a choice, particularly...
  • In Other Words

    Dance bridges barriers that often impede communication, allowing interactions to take place that might otherwise be awkward or intimidating. When w...
  • Get Onboard

    The story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad has long been woven into the fabric of Canadian history and our role in providing a safe h...
  • Are Movement and Mental Health Related?

    Over 90% of human evolutionary history has been in a state of motion. Moving from one land to the next, following game and following opportunity. S...
  • Tips for Teaching Dance Online

    I have been a dance education specialist for close to thirty years. I’ve spent countless hours honing my skills in a variety of educational setting...
  • Reflecting on 2020 with Gratitude

    As clocks strike midnight on the eve of December 31, global communities step over the New Year threshold, one time-zone after another. This is a sy...
  • Celebrate Life Through Dance

    Dance grounds the body to the earth and raises the spirit to the sky.    I have always loved to dance. When I am in my body moving, I feel the most...