Exciting News!!!

Exciting News!!!

Leap of Joy is officially a Austin Creative Alliance sponsored project!! This means so many wonderful things: -All donations made to LOJ are now tax-deductible! -All LOJ events, fundraisers, and job ads will be listed at Now Playing Austin! -LOJ can now receive grants...

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Summer Dance Camp Success

Summer Dance Camp Success

 This past June LOJ invaded Hart Elementary and taught a 4 week class to 1st-5th grade students!  Kids learned basic dance combos, Jazz technique , Hip Hop , cart wheels , hand and shoulder stands and practiced performing by showing off choreography in front of peers...

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Update and Announcements

Update and Announcements

It's been a busy year for Leap of Joy.  We've worked with well over 100 kids this last school year.  This past spring we had three performances  from three of the six schools we serve, perform in the City Wide Showcase.  Sarah, one of our wonderful teachers designed...

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Hart Elementary Yoga

Hart Elementary Yoga

Hart Elementary 2nd graders practice Hatha Yoga on Tuesdays. On this particular Tuesday in Feb, we decided to enjoy the sunshine and choose our favorite poses for the camera. Some chose solo poses and others chose to work in a group. What a great class! Often our yoga...

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Dance & Magic

Dance & Magic

Below, a group of fierce 2nd graders waiting anxiously for their big performance at the city wide Showcase, May 2011. While we understand that costumes for young girls don't have to come in the form of tutus and glitter, there's something transformative about the...

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