one of those life-changing experiences

Part of AXIS’ mission is to educate about dance & disability. We do that a lot. The other day Bonnie and Annika taught a class to 3rd graders at a wonderful school in San Francisco. For weeks they’ve worked on disability & accessibility ( even becoming “accessibility detectives” ) and AXIS was invited to teach a guest workshop. We danced, we talked, asked questions and answered question, and had so much fun.  Here is a response from the teacher:

Bonnie (left) and student (right) "breathing" as part of the braindance(c). Photo by JP Dobrin

Thanks again to you (Annika) and Bonnie for such an inspiring workshop. That was what my students called it, “inspiring.”  You both have such a powerful way of communicating with the kids. I had the sense while I was standing there watching them that this was going to be one of those life-changing experiences they remember for years to come.

I’m just sad I have to wait until next year to do it with another class.”  3rd Grade Teacher

creative dance

Bonnie & Annika teaching a creative dance class to students. Photo by JP Dobrin

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