That’s what John Wilson of Education Week has to say about Dancing Classrooms. Wilson attended a recent benefit for the program in New York City and, today, shared his impressions.
It’s hard to believe that we have begun our fourth season of Dancing Classrooms in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
This new, seven minute video goes inside the world of Dancing Classrooms NYC, why it works, and who benefits. Hear from students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and Pierre Dulaine, program founder.
By Linda Ross
Congratulations to the winners of Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh, held last night at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel, Downtown. More than 200 guests attended, raising approximately $35,000 for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh.
Guests were treated to cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, dancing, and a special live performance from children who recently participated in the Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh Colors of the Rainbow 2011-2012 final team match, held last month.
Setting the stage for the adult ballroom dance competition, 24 young ladies and gentlemen demonstrated elegance, poise, and maturity when performing the Merengue, Foxtrot, Rumba, Tango, Continue reading
On Sunday, June 10, 2012, join us for Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh, the second annual benefit for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh.
From 5 until 9 p.m., enjoy cocktails, a silent auction, buffet dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and more. Once again this year, Mr. Pierre Dulaine, internationally renowned ballroom dancer and founder of Dancing Classrooms, will serve as master of ceremonies and treat everyone to a group dance lesson. Continue reading
Dancing Classrooms will be on the big screen once again. The documentary “Dancing in Jaffa” is scheduled for release later this year. Continue reading
By Kimberly Flaherty
“R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Find out what it means to me.” ~ Aretha Franklin
We know it when we see it.
When we respect ourselves and others, it shows… in our attitude, in our words, and in our behavior. We may smile a little more. Others may notice us walking a bit taller. Continue reading
By Luisa Nayhouse
The fall 2011 semester was especially meaningful to me. When we started at Pittsburgh West Liberty in September, it seemed as though a few students were on a mission to disrupt our classes. With one term of experience at Pittsburgh Whittier in the spring of 2011, and because of my psychology background, I felt more than prepared to handle and manage the classroom despite the challenges. Continue reading