Dance Connection commits to supporting a continued positive studio environment through membership in Wingman for Dance
ISLIP, NY, APRIL 10, 2019– Dance Connection of Islip became a member studio of a new program, Wingman for Dance, to continue their efforts to foster a positive, supportive, and inspirational atmosphere in their studio. The program is led by Miss Jenn D’Auria, and student leaders Allison Bradley, Taylor Capozzoli, Emily Civitella, Melissa Kinnear, Ginger Mastrosimone, and Lilly Scholl who lead their Competition and Performance teams in activities that help each dancer to recognize what makes them unique and special, and build their confidence. The goal is to “inspire dancers to become helpful heroes that go above and beyond for each other.”
“The wingman program is a great addition to our dance studio and I am honored to be our studio mentor. The Wingman program brings team bonding as well as self reflection, it inspires dancers to go above and beyond to help each other”, Jennifer D’Auria, Wingman Mentor, Dance Connection Teacher.
Wingman for Dance is part of Dylan’s Wings of Change, a foundation dedicated to the memory of Dylan Hockley, who was killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012. Dylan’s parents created the foundation to “foster acceptance, inclusion, and empathy for all children.”
Founded in September 1989, Dance Connection is an Islip based company whose mission is to create a welcoming and fun setting for proper performing arts education. With over 85 classes per week, students of all ages and abilities have a professional and exciting experience every day. For more information on Dance Connection, please call 631 224-7134 or visit www.lidanceconnection.com.