Dancing With Class

Dancing With Class

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When you live in Chicago, its never too soon to start thinking about summer!
Hi. Does anyone now whn the next session starts??
Kayla has been dying to start again since she missed the summer session due to working. Please let us know. Thanks 😊Denita
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Innovative School-Based Dance Programs for Grades K-12 - Youth Outreach Division of May I Have This

Dancing with Class is Chicago’s leading provider of in-school and after-school dance programs in Chicago and beyond. We offer flexible programming options and work closely with each school partner to design a program that meets Illinois State Learning Goals in the areas of fine arts, social science, physical development and health, and foreign language. Particpants see outstanding growth in the ar

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Which Dances Were Invented In Chicago? 10/28/2021

Bet you didn't know all these dances were home-grown in Chicago! Contact Dancing With Class to learn about our new "Celebrate Chicago" curriculum!

Which Dances Were Invented In Chicago? Don your dancing shoes as we track down the Chicago band members, musicians, and dancers who helped create five iconic moves.

08/19/2021

Dancing With Class (DwC) is the youth outreach partner of May I Have This Dance, Inc, and is a leading provider of in-school and after-school dance programs in Chicago and beyond. Through an innovative social and multi-cultural dance curriculum, DwC brings the Art & Etiquette of Dance into the lives of young people.

We are currently in need of energetic dance instructors to lead school-based dance classes for students in grades K-8. Applicants must have a background in dance (any style) and previous teaching experience. You will receive training on our curriculum – a great opportunity to expand your dance skills in Ballroom/Latin/Swing and cultural dance.



These are part-time positions (typically 2-8 hours per week), and applicants must have reliable transportation. All instructors must also pass a background check.

Requirements:
- AT LEAST two afternoons per week with availability between 2-5pm
- Attend fall training September 5th and 12th
- Willing to travel anywhere in the city to teach, especially Southwest side as we have a heavy concentration of programs in this region
- participation in DwC training and team player attitude!
- great rapport with people, especially kids
- strong dance background of any kind

If you are a great candidate, please email the below to [email protected]

1) Resume and contact information (please include dance experience, non-dance work experience and education background on your resume)
2) Availability (specifically weekdays from 1-5pm)
3) A brief paragraph describing why you would be successful teaching dance in a school environment

This job is an excellent source of supplemental income for performing artists, fitness professionals, college students, or anyone with a flexible schedule and passion for empowering youth through dance.

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Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Stop Hate & Promote Change 05/08/2021

May is Asian & Pacific Islander month. This year, we focus on stopping hate and promoting change through empathy and cultural understanding.

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Stop Hate & Promote Change Hate crimes are on the rise. For Asian Pacific Islander Month, Dancing with Class presents 5 important ways to promote social change and stop hate.

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Celebrate the approaching end of the school year with a Virtual Dance Party!

Virtual Dance Lessons, Workshops & Parties for Schools Celebrate the end of the school year by hosting a virtual dance party for your students. Events are facilitated by professional dance Teaching Artists.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all month long by teaching your students a few steps from the national dance of Mexico: Jarabe Tapatío. Sign up today for EduMotion's dance of the month! https://buff.ly/2RxufPp

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Today is Earth Day. Get outside and do something positive for our planet!

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Words to live by!

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Ideas in Motion! This is National Poetry Month and our team is exploring the intersection of poetry and dance as forms of self-expression.

Ideas in Motion: Exploring the Intersection of Poetry and Dance Dancing with Class presents the benefits of engaging in poetry, engaging in the combination of dancing with poetry, and how to combine poetry and dance.

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https://buff.ly/2RxufPp Spring is here! Get hip-hopping with our Dance of the Month!

Edumotion SEL Journeys Get started with Dance of the Month and take your students around the world with SEL Journeys. Each month you'll get special access to a new dance style to try in your classroom.

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Create some joy today!

Why Is Dancing So Good for Your Brain? 04/03/2021

This is your Brain on Dance: Dancers maximize cognitive function and muscle memory through practice.

Why Is Dancing So Good for Your Brain? Dancers maximize cognitive function and muscle memory through practice.

SEL Movement Game: Super Dance Powers 03/29/2021

What's your superpower? The team shares a game that explores Ethical Responsibility through the joy of movement.

SEL Movement Game: Super Dance Powers In this educational dance video series Dancing with Class provides fun and simple dance games that teach the 5 components of social and emotional learning.

Dancing as a Coping Skill 03/25/2021

This blog post about how dance can be a powerful coping skill during stressful times is more relevant now than ever. https://buff.ly/3doMtgf

Dancing as a Coping Skill Coping skills are necessary to build starting in early childhood when a child first encounters everyday problems and stress to create healthy futures.

Timeline photos 03/22/2021

SEL Day is March 26, 2021! Take action to showcase, promote, advocate and support social emotional learning in your community https://buff.ly/2Ixzv1D

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Congrats to the winners of this year's Illinois Arts Education Week poster contest! https://buff.ly/2TEJjgN

CHMS eighth-graders enjoy World War II Day tradition 03/18/2021

This was one of the last in-person school programs we did before schools shut down last year. While we are keeping busy with virtual programs, we can't wait to get back to working in person with students soon!

CHMS eighth-graders enjoy World War II Day tradition Clarendon Hills Middle School eighth-graders followed a longstanding tradition by taking part in World War II day, which included special presentations and swing dance lessons in physical education class.

Women’s History Month Dance Spotlight: Maria Tallchief 03/15/2021

March is Women's History Month. Our blog spotlights the inspiring dance career of Maria Tallchief.

Women’s History Month Dance Spotlight: Maria Tallchief Maria Tallchief is one of the first prima ballerinas of the United States. Her prestigous dance career and Native American pride is highlighted.

Timeline photos 03/13/2021

This year, PE teachers have had to be incredibly innovative to make sure kids stay moving and get the physical & emotional benefits of PE during the pandemic. This week, take a minute to thank a PE, dance or fitness teacher in your life! .

The Power of Movement & Dance to Address Equity and Engage Your Community 03/08/2021

Check out EduMotion's On-Demand SEL Workshop: The Power of Movement and Dance to Address Equity and Engage Your Community. (available now through March 23)

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Sign Up for #SELday | SEL Day 03/06/2021

Join us in celebrating International SEL Day on March 26, 2021 by signing up to showcase, promote, advocate and support social emotional learning in your community

Sign Up for #SELday | SEL Day Sign up for SEL Day! Commit to showcase, promote, advocate for and support social emotional learning in your school or community on International SEL Day.

It's Ok Not To Be Ok 03/04/2021

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It's Ok Not To Be Ok An "Emotional Wellness Project" written, performed, and produced by the gifted and talented staff of the McDowell School, Chicago. An affirmation that you do...

Timeline photos 03/01/2021

Check out EduMotion's Dance of the Month and learn a few steps of the Lamban from West Africa. https://buff.ly/2RxufPp

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Kindness. Joy. Dance.

Dancing with Class is Chicago’s leading provider of in-school and after-school dance programs in Chicago and beyond. We offer flexible programming options and work closely with each school partner to design a program that meets learning standards in the areas of fine arts, social science, physical development and health, and foreign language.

Particpants see outstanding growth in the areas of:
-- Social awareness
-- Confidence
-- Creativity
-- Care and consideration for others
-- Teamwork

Dance is an exciting way for your students to develop important social skills that lead to success both in the classroom and throughout their lives.

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