Making Strides on the Dance Floor - Triangle

Support the fight against breast cancer through the fun and fitness of dancing!  The dance party begins on June 17.  To register, visit: http://commotionnc.org/making-strides-on-the-dance-floor-triangle/

Duke Cancer Institute Survivorship Day 2020

June 11, 2020

As a part of Duke Cancer Institute Survivorship Day, ComMotion taught an online Latin dance class for survivors.  Everyone had so much fun!

Online Dance Classes with the Wounded Warrior Project of NC & SC

5/7/20

ComMotion is having a great time teaching Latin dance classes via Zoom for the veterans and family members of the Wounded Warrior Project! Individuals, couple, friends, and whole families are moving, laughing, and smiling together.

Arts Access Sponsors Subscriptions to Rhythms of the Latin World

5/6/20

 Arts Access sponsored 10 subscriptions to ComMotion's "Rhythms of the Latin World" program!  See their full newsletter here:https://mailchi.mp/fd182f0d…/arts-access-news-events-3255517

Healthy Movements Online for Cancer Survivors

4/30/20

 ComMotion is excited to announce the launch of the online version of our Healthy Movements program for cancer survivors.  These fun and upbeat video lessons are 10-20 minutes in length and teach a variety of Latin dances.  It's a great way for survivors and their family members to stay active and have fun.

Thanks to the support of many generous donors to our GoFundMe campaign, any prior participants in ComMotion's classes for cancer survivors are eligible to enroll at NO COST! 
The fee for new students is $15 per month.

To watch a sneak preview and to enroll, visit:
http://commotionnc.org/for-cancer-survivors/

Wake County Small Business Fundraiser

4/20/20

Our amazing friends at Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More, Raleigh - North are supporting small businesses in Wake County by selling custom t-shirts and donating $10 for each t-shirt sold! Please support ComMotion by visiting the Wake County Small Business Fundraiser website and purchasing an awesome ComMotion t-shirt!

Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More, a fellow member of Shop Local Raleigh, is a major sponsor of ComMotion's program, especially our Brentwood Boys & Girls Club Dance Team.

Fundraiser Website:

https://wakecountyfundraiser.itemorder.com/product/14021793

ComMotion presentation for Clemson University

4/17/20

Today ComMotion was honored to give a guest lecture, via Zoom, with students in Clemson University Recreational Therapy. The presentation included an overview of ComMotion's programs, an adaptive dance activity, and an extended Q&A session where the students asked lots of great questions. The students were very enthusiastic and we're looking forward to continuing to work with them in the future!

Blaze Sports Class for Veterans cancelled

Unfortunately, due to COVID concerns, the Latin Dance Class for Veterans in Norcross, Georgia that was scheduled for March 20, 2020 has been canceled.  We will work on rescheduling.

Dance Enhanced Stress Management (in Spanish)

February - April, 2020

 

ComMotion partnered with social workers and health educators to provide a multi-faceted program of stress management techniques, including dance, with all instruction provided in Spanish.

Sponsored by Wake County Human Services Women's Health Clinic

2019 Annual Report

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ComMotion featured on PolkStudents.com

December 8, 2019

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ComMotion featured in the Tryon Daily Bulletin

December 20, 2018

ComMotion on TV!

May 18, 2018

ComMotion was featured in a two-part story on Univision 40 entitled

"Medicina para el Alma" (Medicine for the Soul)

Part One              Part Two

ComMotion Students win at 2018 VA Creative Arts Festival

ComMotion students participated in the 2018 Durham VA Creative Arts Festival competition.  They won the following:

1st Place - Structured Classical Ballroom

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place - Structured Latin Ballroom

3rd Place - Country/Western/Folk/Ethnic