The Benefits of Art on Students

The Benefits of Art on Students

School has officially started, and with it, a slew of new after-school activities. There are so many options, from football, soccer, gymnastics, cheer… But what about art? Many studies have been done over the years on the benefits on the arts for students. The...
Meet Andrea Ariel

Meet Andrea Ariel

Hello Leap of Joy friends! This week we are very excited to announce our collaboration with celebrated Austin based dancer, choreographer, and all around wonderfully creative being, Andrea Ariel. For those of you into the Austin, the name will surely ring a bell....
Teacher Spotlight: Jenny Alperin

Teacher Spotlight: Jenny Alperin

Happy Monday Leap of Joy friends! This week we wanted to celebrate one of our incredible instructors, Miss Jenny Alperin. In case you haven’t had a chance to check out her bio, Jenny is a part of the Nuna Maana Immersive Dance Company. The company is very...
Cyber-bullying: What Can We Do to Stop It?

Cyber-bullying: What Can We Do to Stop It?

This summer for Leap of Joy we are focusing on bullying. It’s an unfortunate epidemic that keeps both children and adults alike down. Since we’re in the habit of lifting our students up in the highest regard, we find it pertinent to keep them aware of the...