Welcome to Scripture Choreography!

2020-06-10T21:25:35+00:00September 15th, 2017|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Ministry, General/Personal|

One of the easiest and most effective ways to combine movement & dance ministry with trained and untrained dancers is scripture choreography; it high-lights favorite scripture verses and then uses them as the foundation for choreography accompanied by words. Not only do we hear specific verses as they are read, but we SEE them come

Choices: Age-Appropriate Children’s Dance Produces Positive Results with DA:NCE

2020-06-10T21:27:55+00:00June 20th, 2017|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, Lifestyle Choreography|

Hi all- Dance is a wonderful art form. Let's cheer-lead the positives in dance with 3 articles that can show how all of us can enjoy the positive benefits of children's dance: Learn about how movement helps children deal with stress: http://www.burnleyexpress.net/news/children-s-traditional-dance-performance-was-perfect-cure-for-exam-stress-1-8556239.    Then read a second article: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/patients-at-st-josephs-childrens-hospital-in-tampa-get-a-prom-of-their-very-own-300461131.html to hear about the healing components of dance from a hospital

Movieguide Article: A Bipartisan Issue

2020-06-10T21:28:11+00:00May 20th, 2017|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

Hi all- Good stuff going on! I told you that I would let you know when movieguide published my article re: DA:NCE. Take a peek! And yes, readers presented me with some thoughtful responses to my article. Look below to read a few of them: Jadon · My mom watches Dance Moms and Bring It and those shows and the

Washington(and Cuba and Birmingham) Update

2020-06-10T21:28:24+00:00April 21st, 2017|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

Hola! I’m back from a wonderful trip that I took to Washington DC concerning DA:NCE (and then on to Cuba and Birmingham Alabama-look at the pictures below where I went to see the Cuban Ballet and later observed a ballet class that my grand daughter was in). On March 20, 2017, I attended a meeting at the Capitol

DA:NCE to Y.P.A.D. Membership

2020-07-08T19:20:26+00:00November 29th, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

In October I wrote you about joining the DA:NCE team, a team of people who love the art of dance and who love children. This winning team spreads movement education and awareness to protect young children from hyper-sexualization in dance through a grass-roots effort. The cultural reality of the sexual objectification of our youngest citizens

Join the DA:NCE Team

2020-06-10T21:34:18+00:00October 28th, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

As a little girl, I was afraid. My parents meant well but their alcohol and fighting framed my emotions. Then I began to take dance lessons. Movement class kept my heart soft and became a refuge for my mind, body and spirit. At that time, I didn’t know how to articulate the interior experiences that

DA:NCE Awareness: No Child Exploited releases Trailer, Video Powerpoint & Slideshare[trigger warning versions and PG versions]

2020-06-10T21:34:31+00:00September 28th, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

Welcome to the introduction of something special! This month I go to the NCOSE(National Conference on Sexual Exploitation) conference in Houston Texas from Sept  29 to Oct 1. It will be a special time to gather with experts from all over the country and hear about the latest cultural  developments in the identification of pornography

DA:NCE(Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited): The NCOSE Conference

2020-06-10T21:34:47+00:00August 31st, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

The idea was hatched in my mind by spending quiet time with my best friend, Jesus. I was surprised that it happened. But, really, a surprise like this? I shouldn’t have doubted but I did. So I had to lean on Him to show me. After my shoulder operation in January of 2016, I pondered the possibility of

4 Essentials for Dance Ministry Choreographers

2020-06-10T21:35:04+00:00July 28th, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Choreography, Dance Ministry, General/Personal, Lifestyle Choreography|

There are many important elements to consider in dance ministry. I don’t want to minimize any aspect of dance ministry from the rehearsal covenant to prayer and choreography preparation. However, it’s important to think through the 4 most important things that you will need to communicate to your pastoral staff regarding dance. That’s the focus

Book Release: Dance is Prayer in Motion: Soul to Sole Choreography for Christian Dance Ministry

2020-06-10T21:35:18+00:00June 28th, 2016|Benefits of Dance, Book, Choreography, Dance Ministry, Lifestyle Choreography|

Finally. My book, 'Dance is Prayer in Motion: Soul to Sole Choreography for Christian Dance Ministry', has been published. Inside my heart, the end result has given me a real sense of listening to one of God's intended purposes for me. I am not an accomplished writer but I wrote. I'm not an accomplished editor

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