Student highlighting their experiences after a Notes in Motion dance program culminating event

Student Testimonials
“Dance taught me to believe in myself.” — PS 63, Manhattan
“I really like dance because it lets you be as creative as you like to be. ” — Amistad Dual Language School, Manhattan
“The dance program made me feel so good and awesome!”— PS 78, Bronx
“The program taught me that there are other ways to express yourself and show how you feel.”— PS 89, Queens
“Dance is fun and it keeps me motivated.” — PS 112, Bronx

Teacher Testimonials
“The students had a lot of pride in their dance and they were able to see how practice improves performance. Throughout the dance residency, students were becoming more comfortable taking risks and trying new things.” — PS 63, Manhattan
“Based on the exposure to other dances and cultures some students are now more interested to learn about the languages spoken by their classmates and information about their culture.” — PS 78, Bronx
“The students were more inclined to work as a group.” — PS/IS 323, Brooklyn
“The students are more expressive in their interactions with each other.” — PS 78, Bronx
“Students work better together and I have seen students listen to instruction more readily.” — PS 89, Queens

Parent/Guardian Testimonials
“13 years of dance programs in elementary schools with my kids and this one stands out as the best ever. — The Neighborhood School, Manhattan 
“My daughter has been very excited and enjoyed the program since the very beginning. She learned a new form of dance that is a part of our own culture.” — PS 290, Queens
“Their smiles were priceless.” PS 78, Bronx
“Students learned to laugh at themselves, which was a lesson they needed.” — PS 290,Queens
“This program encourages students to do well in school.” PS 78, Bronx “Creativity, personal expression, leadership” — The Neighborhood School, Manhattan
“This kind of program is definitely helpful for improving creativity.” — PS/IS 323, Brooklyn