Author Archives: National Dance Week

Importance of Dance History – Beyonce does Fosse

Everything old is new again!  Just a reminder of the wonderful choreography and inspiration Bob Fosse has been to the dance world.  A perfect example is seen in the above video – his moves stands the test of time.  They … Continue reading


Coast 2 Coast: Dance Across America and their support of National Dance Week

Coast 2 Coast: Dance Across America has helped celebrate National Dance Week since 2014 – it is NDWF’s pleasure to introduce them to you! 3 National Tours, 37 States, 55+ Dance Studios, Thousands of Dancers When covering our visit to Misty’s … Continue reading


Meet NDWF Ambassador – Ceci Broussard

Over the years NDWF has had so many wonderful dedicated and hard working Representatives now called Ambassadors.  We are starting a new series and every month it will be my pleasure to will introduce you to them because without them NDWF … Continue reading


New Changes and New Date for National Dance Week

Change is good – change is exciting – change is change.  For years National Dance Week has been celebrated at the end of  April thru the beginning of May in honor of Jean-George Noverre who was known as “The Shakespeare … Continue reading


Why I support “A Chance to Dance” by Amy Metrena, MSPT Physical Therapist

Imagine you are 19. Unable to move on your own.  Unable to sit without holding on.  Having the chance to dance.  Showcase your strengths. Have fun.  Connect with your peers. Imagine the possibilities. As a pediatric school based physical therapist, when … Continue reading

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Why I think dance for special needs students is so beneficial – by Skyler Cordrey

How I started volunteering – I started volunteering with my Mother though the National Charity League.   Once I found out that “Free 2 Be Me” needed volunteers to help out in their special needs dance class I knew I had to be a … Continue reading

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My – “A Chance to Dance” by Claudine Ranieri – NDWF Ambassador

Well I just completed my Chance To Dance- Paramus events. It was an incredible event in my school district. As a proud ambassador I was able to service all the Special Education students in my district. I taught to two … Continue reading


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


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