Moved By Karen E. Bond

Moved By Karen E. Bond

During the three months I’ve spent in the States I’ve only met genuine, warm, kindhearted, wonderful people. They have opened their doors and hearts to me, have shared personal stories and treated me as if I were family. They have showed me the country and all of its...
Moved By Catherine Gallant

Moved By Catherine Gallant

About a year ago, I first saw the New York documentary ‘PS DANCE!’. I just couldn’t believe it: a documentary based solely on dance education in public schools had been made for everyone to see. Since then I’ve watched it a couple of times and I was (and still am)...
Moved By Susan R. Koff

Moved By Susan R. Koff

Washington Square Park is one of my favorite places in NYC. It’s located in the wonderful Greenwich Village (Manhattan) and always filled with (what seems to me) happy people enjoying the slower pace that you can only find in NYC public parks. It’s the area where New...
Moved By Joan Finkelstein

Moved By Joan Finkelstein

New York City. The place where over 400 schools have integrated a dance program in their curriculum. How did they do it? And how can we do it? I’ve met up with some of the people responsible for taking dance education to a higher level, starting with the woman that...
How New York Moved Me

How New York Moved Me

In 2007 I had my first encounter with the city I now love as much as my own: New York. I was a student, studying for my BA in Dance Education and all third year students went on a study trip to the U.S.A. This was a huge deal for me, growing up in a small town in the...