Hear Harry's 2-minute video above: "The biggest change for me from Dancing Classrooms is I'm not shy anymore...Ms. Frances made me feel I could do anything."
That's what 5
Harry from North Park Elementary, Fridley, told over 210+ supporters of Heart of Dance who came to celebrate three years of Dancing Classrooms in Minnesota at Tuesday's Dancing with Heart luncheon. He and fellow fifth-grader David of St. Paul (to be featured in video next week) spoke from the heart. Other presenters said:
"Respect is very present in Heart of Dance...Heart of Dance is inclusive of all our students--every single one of them."
--Principal Be Vang of Mississippi Creative Arts School, St. Paul
"I think Dancing Classrooms directly benefited our students' academic performance."
--Executive Director Carl Schlueter, Seven Hills Preparatory Academy, Bloomington and Richfield
Capture the energy of our Heart of Dance event in these photos and video. There is still time for
bring the benefits of ballroom dance to more 5th and 8th graders next year.
Video by Rory Thomas Productions
Photos by Drew Anderson