“Dance is anything you do…it’s whatever comes from you.”
-Founding Director of Dancin Power, Vania Deonizio

Dancin Power kids

Source: Dancin Power

We all probably have a go-to song and corresponding dance moves that put us in a better mood. For some chronically ill children though, dance is making them “feel like life.”

For the children who participate in the classes with Dancin Power, dance isn’t just a form of self-expression, it is, in some ways, life-changing.

Today, we bring you the incredible project Dancin Power, perhaps one of the most uplifting things I have found on the internet in a while. Check them out…

You can check out more on Dancin Power on their website, and even donate to their incredible cause. And, if you know of anybody who you think could benefit from Dancin Power, please share this with them!

Dancin Power reminds me that sometimes the most uplifting moments in life are those that remind us that joy can come from within.

There is something so beautiful about the power dance has on our minds and bodies. In its universality, it taps into a greater connection with the human spirit.

So, whether you consider yourself a great dancer, or in need of some practice, perhaps it helps to remember that dance is a part of our humanity and has the power to change lives!

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”-Victor Borge

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  1. “Dancin Power.” YouTube. Dancin Power, 14 Aug. 2014. Web. 22 Dec. 2015. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Ly3AW9xmY>.

Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

CEO of Ever Widening Circles, Founder of EWCed

Since 2015, Liesl has been a writer, editor, and is now the CEO at Ever Widening Circles. She is a life-long camera-toting traveler, a global story seeker, and an aspiring—but more often root-tripping—outdoor enthusiast. She can be found on Instagram @Liesl.UV