Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou

April 4th is Maya Angelou’s Birthday!   We know, when you hear the name Maya Angelou, images of a woman sitting on stage with Oprah Winfrey or delivering “On the Pulse Into Morning” during the inauguration of President Bill Clinton spring to mind. Though she passed away in 2014, Angelou was an inspirational woman who… Read More

The Swing of Things – Swing into Spring!

It looks like winter is now in our rear-view mirror. Let’s start looking forward to sandals and pastels, flowers and wedding season. The good news is that it’s always dance season. In this month’s The Swing of Things, can dancing improve your mental health? Dancing provides pathway to happiness A dance psychologist at the University… Read More

Why Spring is a Great Time to Learn to Dance

Ahh, spring. Love is in the air, and the Earth feels renewed. New life bursts forth, and many of us take the newly-warm weather as a sign to come out of our winter hibernation. For some of us, that means deep-cleaning our homes and airing everything out. For others, it means breaking out the outdoor… Read More

The History of Irish Dance

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, all we want to do is an Irish jig, but do you know the rich history of Irish dance? Today, it is full of glittery costumes and curly wigs, but it was very different back when it began.   The rise of Irish dancing started in Ireland… Read More

Dancing With the Stars Season 24 Cast Announced

Dancing With the Stars is back for the 24th season, and the lineup has been announced! From Olympians and professional athletes to actors and singers, this season is shaping up to be spectacular.   Simone Biles Olympic Gymnast, Partnered with Sasha Farber Simone Biles rocketed into the spotlight in the summer of 2016 when she… Read More