Author Archives: National Dance Week

A Special Story about A Chance to Dance

Amaya’s love for dance began when a caregiver showed her some ballet dance positions:  pirouette, plie and arabesque.  She learned them (in her own style) and was excited to show anyone who asked for a demonstration.  At that time, I … Continue reading

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My Story Celebrating Children and the Art of Dance by Jennifer Gentile

I wanted to let you look in the windows of our studio at the beautiful dance family I come home to each night. Some have autism, one has Marfans, one has a disorder where her bones break easily, one has … Continue reading

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Dancing is something that anyone can do, so why not make it available to everyone?! – Special Stars story by Samantha Kuczun

Special Stars is a performing arts program, through Kathy’s Tumbleweed School of Dance, for individuals with special needs. We opened our doors in 2014 to ALL individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. We offer classes for children through adults. We … Continue reading

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Countdown to National Dance Week

The sun is shining the days are getting warmer and flowers are blooming.  It can only mean one thing – National Dance Week is coming soon.  The year NDW will be April 22-May 1st with our new “A Chance to … Continue reading

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Less Than 9 Weeks until National Dance Week!

Help us make it the best ever! With less than 9 weeks until the start of National Dance Week, there’s still plenty of time to get involved in the many events and activities our Foundation has for 2016.  This year, … Continue reading

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Moore Than Dance with their Special Stars class.

A Chance to Dance is an opportunity for all to get involved and help raise money for special needs dance educational programs.  So as we get make our preparations for National Dance Week – April 22 – May 1 2016 here … Continue reading

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Rhythm Works Integrative Dance teams up with National Dance Week and the Wingman Program! By Tricia Gomez

BREAKING NEWS!!! We are beyond excited to team up with the National Dance Week Foundation and the Wingman Program to raise awareness of the benefits of dance for all, especially those with special needs and learning differences! Children with special … Continue reading

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Dancers supporting Dancers

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” It is heartwarming when we get an opportunity to see a community to unite together in support.  That is the case with Monica … Continue reading

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Holiday Nutrition Survival Guide! By Shantha M. Wilson, R.D.

Dance of all types is a great way to stay in shape during the holiday season.  But don’t forget the power of intelligent food choices as you navigate your way through holiday parties and family get-togethers that often revolve around … Continue reading

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A Time for Thanks

This is a time a year everyone begins to reflect on friends and family.  A time of sharing our changes and comforts along with seeing some of our favorite smiling faces.  That is how it is for me with the … Continue reading

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