D-Wave in Motion

D-Wave in Motion is Dancewave’s signature dance education program for schools, community and senior centers and public community events. D-Wave in Motion school residencies and community programs are offered both within school hours, during after school hours and during summer programs. D-Wave in Motion plans custom programs, from one-day workshops or master classes to semester- and year-long residencies.

Benefits of D-Wave in Motion

○ Programming for people ages 3-99+ years old
○ Focus on whole-person development and restorative practices
○ Physical, social and cognitive activities customized for participants
○ Best practices from NYC Blueprint for Teaching & Learning, National Core Arts Standards and the Dancewave Culture Model
○ In-school and community performance opportunities

Dance Styles Offered: ○ Afro-Cuban ○ Afro-Haitian ○ Ballet ○ Chinese Dance ○ Creative Movement ○ Flamenco ○ Hip Hop ○ Jazz ○ Kukuwa ○ Modern ○ Musical Theater ○ Salsa ○ Soca ○ West African ○ Zumba

“We see our participating students making impressive strides, not only in dance literacy and technique, but also in self-initiative and self-confidence, successful collaboration with peers, and development of leadership skills.” – Librarian/School Liaison, IS 75

Past and current residencies include: AHRC ○ Benjamin Banneker Academy ○ Brooklyn Prospect Charter School ○ Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School○ IS 75/PS 36 ○ IS 145 ○ Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School ○ Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School ○ MS 61 ○ MS 447 ○ Norma Adams Clemons Academy ○ PS 6 ○ PS 40 ○ PS 106 ○ PS 108 ○ PS 131 ○ PS 133 ○ PS 169 ○ PS 172 ○ PS 209 ○ PS 217 ○ PS 236 ○ PS 311 ○ PS 315 ○ Uncommon Schools ○ Urban Action Academy ○ Urban Assembly School of Law and Justice