DANCE POWER – Children & Teens

 National Children’s Leukemia Foundation

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DANCE POWER  is an exciting and empowering program for children & teens  with cancer, leukemia & other blood disorders.

     

DANCE POWER CLASSES 

ARE FREE 

for children & teens (6-19 yrs) with cancer, leukemia & blood disorders. 

Siblings are welcome too!

BENEFITS OF THE DANCE POWER PROGRAM 

Dance Power is an opportunity to experience the joy & excitement of dance. Dance Power restores a sense of balance to the mind, body and spirit. Dance Power builds self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of inner power. Dance Power helps children maintain strength, balance, and coordination.  Dance Power provides training in meditation and breathing techniques to help children focus and calm their minds. Dance Power provides an opportunity for young cancer patients to meet other children and develop new friendships. Dance Power is exciting, empowering, inspirational and magical!

  DANCE POWER!  DANCE IS LIFE!

 JOIN TODAY! 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR DANCE POWER CLASSES CONTACT:

THE NATIONAL CHILDREN’S LEUKEMIA FOUNDATION

1-800-448-3467 or info@leukemiafoundation.org 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Dance Power?   Dance Power is a special program that offers young cancer patients a magical hour of  music and dance.  With upbeat and positive  music, children learn jazz, hip hop and other popular dance routines.

What are the Benefits of Dance Power? Dance Power builds self-confidence and self-esteem, while providing opportunities for new friendships and fun.  Dance Power classes are offered on a weekly basis and they are FREE!

Who can enroll in Dance Power classes?  Children and teens, ages 6-19 years of age, including those in active treatment and those in remission. Siblings are also welcome to join!

Who teaches Dance Power Classes? Classes are taught by expert dance instructors with  training in the medical and psychological aspects of  illness.

What happens during Dance Power classes? Dance Power participants are taught the latest, coolest dance routines in hip-hop and jazz, along with  meditation and breathing that enable children to focus and calm calm their minds.

Is Dance Power Safe?
Dance Power takes into account the medical needs of young cancer patients.   There is no body-to-body contact, high leaps or jumps during any of our Dance Power classes. All participants must have medical consent before joining Dance Power.

 Peer Mentors: Dance Power connects young cancer patients with Peer Mentors –  young dancers who transform classes with their spirit and energy. Peer Mentors can receive community service for participation in Dance Power.

Who created the Dance Power Program?  Dance Power was created through the joint efforts of Dr. Sara Gardin, National Program Director of the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation, and world-renowned choreographer and dance instructor, Joe Tremaine.