Tag: teacher stories

Think You Can’t Dance? Naomi Goldberg Haas, Founder of Dances for a Variable Population, Thinks Otherwise

For Naomi Goldberg Haas, dance isn’t just a passion. It’s a priority. “Dance is important for health—for mental health, physical health, emotional health. The principles of dance are simply that important,” she says. The master teacher, choreographer, and founder of Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) feels that dance is a public-health right, and that […]

Project 21 Owner Molly Long on Creating a Powerhouse Competition Dance Studio

When Molly Long first began Project 21, she was committed to doing things her way. Eight years and a dominant competition studio later, it seems her instincts were spot-on. Long was born into the dance world; her mother owned a studio called California Dance Academy in Orange County, California. Her aunt also taught at the […]