Dance: What does it mean to you?

Dance: What does it mean to you?

What does dance mean to you? This week, Leap of Joy has been asking ourselves and our followers that question. As we covered a few weeks ago, dance has some fantastic health benefits to get you moving alone. In addition to physical and mental health benefits, dance...
Student Spotlight: Valeria (Hart Elementary)

Student Spotlight: Valeria (Hart Elementary)

    As part of our artist spotlight portion of our blog we want to shine the spotlight on our Leap of Joy students as well. Up on stage this week is a student at Hart Elementary, fifth grader Valeria. Valeria takes part in our Musical Theater program at Hart, and this...
Artist Spotlight: Austin Allegro Dance Company

Artist Spotlight: Austin Allegro Dance Company

     This week we want to take a moment to put the spotlight on one of our newest supporters, The Austin Allegro Dance Company. This company of eight talented ladies features experienced dancers coming from all walks of life. Their spirit embodies what we hope our...
Benefits of dance for children

Benefits of dance for children

The benefits of dance for children are incredibly ostensible. Every website pertaining to children and dance raves about how great it is for the students involved, which is hard to argue in practice, but what about in theory? The social science behind the idea of...