There are many reasons we dance. One dance teacher reflects on these as she looks back on her dance recital and all the students learned and accomplished, demonstrating why dance matters.
We Know #WhyDanceMatters
A few years ago, I dreamed up a social media initiative called Why Dance Matters. It wasn’t the first time the question had been asked or answered in one way or another but, with the help of a handy hashtag (#whydancematters), I hosted a “virtual event” and the concept caught on. Soon people were sharing […]
Important Dates for a Dancer’s Calendar
Never miss a chance to recognize and celebrate dance again. Mark these important dance events and birthdays on your calendar.
Better Group Communication: Dancers Have It All
Passionate people can work together even when they don’t see eye to eye. Dean of Academics at The Boston Conservatory, Dr. Patricia Hoy, shares how ensemble dancers hold the keys to better communication; nurturing the individual artist while providing extraordinary group results with the tension-release-movement principle.
Reverse Black Swan Syndrome
Ballet has a reputation for causing eating disorders. Cloud & Victory founder, Min, tells how ballet helped her recover from one. #whydancematters
At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Everybody Dances
Contributor Lauren Warnecke, gives a special #whydancematters report on the Adaptive Dance Program at Hubbard Street serving adults with Parkinson’s, and now youth with Autism and physical disabilities.