September 1, 2019

Hey, Lara Spencer, dance is for EVERYONE!

Controversy surrounded the Good Morning America host after her tone-deaf reaction to Prince George’s upcoming ballet lessons. During a short segment on GMA, Spencer listed the wide range of subjects the prince would be immersing...

February 4, 2019

I Dance Because....It helps to promote a healthier lifestyle. While our primary focus is to promote the ideals of

dance as a major component to wellness, it is our mission to make a difference in the lives of people from all walks of life. Our motto is “Footwork with a...

January 15, 2019

Al-kabir was first introduced to dance at the age of five years old. Newark Public Schools had recently implemented  dance education in three elementary schools and Al-kabir’s school, Speedway School was one of the three. Al-Kabir took dance class twice a week along wi...

January 6, 2019

"There’s no greater gift than to honor your life’s calling. It’s why you were born.

And how you become most truly alive."

Oprah Winfrey

The beginning of the new year is often a popular time to revaluate our lives, identify our calling and set goals. I had the opportunity...

December 31, 2018

The last few years I've adopted the practice of ONE WORD, using the philosophy of Jon Gordon, Jimmy Page and Dan Britton and their book One Word That Will Change Your Life.  Instead of making new year's resolutions, I find one word to focus on throughout the year...

December 28, 2018

A few months ago a mother contacted I DANCE BECAUSE asking if there was any way we could help her with her daughter. Her daughter who is deaf, loves to dance. She recalls the devastating feeling of hopelessness she felt that October 2006 when she heard the words, "Your...

September 12, 2018

Over 20 years ago, I started a dance program called SPIRIT DANCE WORKSHOP. The first teacher

hired was Karen Love. Since then I have seen her grow into one of the most sought out African and modern dance performers and instructors in New Jersey. Karen is a straightforw...

August 1, 2018

I first saw Kamal dancing when he was about 5 years old at St. James Safe Haven Summer Peace Camp. I remember looking at this little boy on stage, saying to myself – “that boy is going to be a dancer.” Sure enough that little boy turned into a talented, gifted dancer....

June 29, 2018

“God created my inmost being. He knit me together in my mother’s womb.

My frame was not hidden from Him when I was made in the secret place.

When I was woven together in the depths of the earth.

His eyes saw my unformed body.”

Rev. Eyesha K. Marable was born with the pa...

June 18, 2018

     

Literally, at a tender age of toddlerhood Kaleigh Hunt fell in love with dance! From that point on dance has made a difference in her life. Having her 1st performance at 2yrs old and now a strong, athletic and powerful 10-year-old, her parents describe h...

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