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Annika’s Story: Embracing Change!

In this guest post, Annika Peveril relates how her Dandelion experience allowed her to be completely herself as she was exploring her passions and embracing change.

Emily’s Story: Learning to Say it Loud and Proud!

In this guest blog, Emily Rowe, one of the amazing alumni of Dandelion’s Performance Company, reflects on how Dandelion had a positive impact on her life. Keep reading to learn how Emily carries her Dandelion experience with her through to this very day.

The Courage to be Vulnerable

What we are all doing together is helping more girls to have the courage to be vulnerable to do more things that are not always easy or comfortable.

Girls Leading Girls: The Power of Dance

There is a power in a moving body that tells a story, and a power in how dance can access feelings and insight for both the dancer and the spectator.

Girls Leading Girls – Leadership in Action

It fills me with hope for the future when I see how confidence and wellbeing emerge when girls are taken seriously and celebrated for who they truly are.

Exploring “The Best Part of Me”

There is a statement that I hear all too often. As an arts-educator, I hear it in my classes from girls as young as 6. ​It is a thought that seems to exist in each girl, no matter what her background, experiences and interests. ​I also hear this phrase within my own personal networks, particularly […]

Making Space for Girls, Part 2

Girls need a place to celebrate their bodies not for what they look like, but for what they can do. At Dandelion Dance™ we are making space for girls.

Making Space for Girls

When I founded Dandelion, my vision was to offer a safe, warm space that provides every girl an opportunity for self-discovery through community and creation.

Stop #1 on The Girls Leading Girls Tour

Our Girls Leading Girls Tour has begun at Joan of Arc Academy. Students enjoyed learning about a new kind of leadership through performances and workshops.

Twelve Girls. One Idea. Four years Later.

Bringing big ideas to life takes both leadership and community. Four years ago, one of Dandelion’s Performance Company members, Kaitlyn Hemstreet, had a big idea for a dance.