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“Stop Comparing Yourself to Others”

No matter how much things change is how much things stay the same.  This is a great article that is encouraging to us all….plus a bit of history “Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others” by … Continue reading

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Dancing Through the Holidays by Anneliese Wilson ABC For Dance and NDWF Vice Chair

Holidays are stressful times for many people.  Very often those in the dance industry find them even more stressful due to the pressures of family, work, holiday performances, disrupted routines and parties and celebrations.  Whether you are a dancer, teacher, … Continue reading

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Making a Difference – by Christy Lane

Sometimes you wonder if you make a difference. You wonder if others understand  the passion you have for making this a better world  through music and movement. So yesterday I hopped a plane to the National Dance Educators Organization Conference … Continue reading

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Celebrities Who Can Dance

This is an article I enjoyed from DanceInfoma.com 10 Celebrities Who Can Dance Posted on08 October 2014. By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. These celebrities have found their stardom on the big screen and radio airwaves. But before they were … Continue reading

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Dance Diversity in the Public Schools by Christy Lane

It appears to be a divide between dance educators in the public school sector.  There are the physical educators that are trained in fitness and sport disciplines and offer  beginning level recreational styles of dance (line dances, ballroom, etc) to … Continue reading

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Smile to support NDWF

I received an email the other day from Jason Neuwirth at 42st Tours telling me he wanted to choose NDWF as his charitable organization when ordering from Amazon.  I was so excited – I didn’t even know the program existed … Continue reading

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“Anti Bullying” ….from Joyce Pennington and Brittany Dolotina, at American Dance/Drill Team

The National Dance Week Foundation is proud to sponsor the Kick for Kindness Anti-Bullying Campaign in October and November.  During the month of October, we have seen some great pictures and videos from dancers across the country coming together to … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thursday

Today being Throw Back Thursday it is a time of reflection. National Dance Week first started in 1981 and became a non-profit foundation in 2011. Many of the dancers, dance styles and even dancewear have changed our love of dance … Continue reading

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Dance Mob

It is very exciting to see all the participants of National Dance Week’s dance mob.  We are trying to reach out and constantly get as many involve.  Now that June is here it is time to reflect and see all … Continue reading

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Congratulations Mikhail Baryshnikov and thank you

Mikhail Baryshnikov will receive the Hubbard Street Chicago 2014 Spotlight Award on May 19. It is an award well deserved for all of your accomplishments. on a personal note one of my favorite movies to this day is White Nights….it … Continue reading

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