Some fun tonight [video]

Here’s our video from Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s Colors of the Rainbow semifinal team match held December 15, 2012. Be sure to watch in HD and turn it up! Please let us know what you think — here and on YouTube — and share the link with your friends.  

Happy Holidays from all of us at Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh.

Swing, swing, swing: video from Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s May 5 semi-finals [video]

Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s newest video features the May 5 Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below or on YouTube. We like to hear from you. And please share the link with your friends.

For more Dancing Classrooms videos, including last semester’s semi-finals, click here.

Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh featured on KD Country

Pittsburgh Concord fifth-grader John Collie-Paylor admits he was “at little nervous” when he first started Dancing Classrooms. “Then it became fun,” he told Dave Crawley.

This morning, Pittsburgh Concord K-5 welcomed Dave Crawley, reporter for KDKA-TV News, to their culminating event. Mr. Crawley videotaped the young ladies and gentlemen as they performed for their parents, teachers, and classmates in preparation for the May 5 Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match.

Read more and watch Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh on KDKA-TV  here.

Fifth graders Shreya Khanai, Ashlyn Wilkes, John Collie-Paylor, Kahlyla Washington, and Daniel Antantis shared their thoughts about Dancing Classrooms for tonight’s “KD Country” report. Continue reading

More from NBC News: dancing gives focus outside of academics [video]

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As part of her February 17, 2012 report on Dancing Classrooms for NBC Nightly News, reporter Anne Thompson talked with Jean-Marie Kennedy, a teacher at the Walter Francis Bishop elementary school in New York, about the poise, confidence, and good manners children learn through ballroom dance.

Read Thompson’s reporter’s notebook here and scroll down the page to watch an additional video clip about Dancing Classrooms.

Much more than dance: a brief history of Dancing Classrooms [video]

People often ask us, “What’s  the story behind Dancing Classrooms?” and “Why would schools make a ballroom dance class mandatory?”  Continue reading

Everybody dance now: highlights from Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s semi-final competition [video]

Watch highlights from Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh Colors of the Rainbow team match held on January 7, 2012. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment here or on YouTube. We appreciate your opinion.

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A look back at last year’s Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh semi-finals [video]

While we wait for the upcoming Colors of the Rainbow semi-finals, take a look at the performances from last year’s fall semester, held on December 11, 2010.

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