[2:09] How dance and her mom helped to shape Melanie’s life

[4:18] How to make the arts part of your daily life and using car time to the fullest

[6:25] Why the arts are so important for kids today – neuro-flexibility & neuro-elasticity

[8:32] Creating patrons of the arts, not just artists

[10:39] Building confidence and leadership through the arts
“It’s not about right or wrong, it’s about creativity”

[13:00] Social Success + Academic Success can be found in the dance classroom

[15:10] “Getting involved in the arts is easier than you think it is. Lower the expectation, increase the frequency.”
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Boca Dance Studio
Pro Am Dance Studio