12 Aug 2017
I’ve been lucky enough to be back with a YMCA program for the 2nd year after working with new students in 2014. Last year, the kids did a wonderful job. They were completely new to partner dancing. Some were young, so they were not quite secure with dancing with a partner of the [...]Read more Our Second Year Together
4 May 2017
Teaching a recent core program, one of my students, K, would gradually drift away from the circle during the lesson. I couldn’t tell at first what was going on for him – was he disinterested? Or shy? But I continued to invite him back into the circle to come join us. We got to the […]Read more Learning to Lead
2 Mar 2017
Four weeks ago, I started a 12 week program at an elementary school working with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. They are taking time out of their Social Studies class to learn 2 dances – one with a partner, and one non-partner. The teacher coach is beyond wonderful – he’s [...]Read more Surprise – you’re performing in front of your entire school!