Posts Tagged ‘dance’

The following blog post is an edited contribution submitted by Kathrine Mansfield. I am a member of the Vermont Youth Development Corps (VYDC) branch of AmeriCorps, serving as the Children’s Programming Specialist at COTS Family Shelters. VYDC members provide opportunities for youth to learn how to live healthy lifestyles. As part of my VYDC service, I incorporated dance classes into the children’s programming at COTS family shelters. I created the…

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We are so excited about the incredible turnout for our Zumbathon® for COTS!  The music was awesome and there were 8 liscensed Zumba® instructors all in one place!  It was so much fun to see their different styles and in turn, get to try so many of them at once. “I don’t think anyone can attend an event like this and not have a good time,” said Gillian Taylor, the AmeriCorps…

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The Zumbathon® for COTS is going to be a crazy good time. The fundraiser, organized by COTS Daystation staffer and Zumba® instructor Kate Barash-Engel, takes place 6-9 p.m. Aug. 24 in Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall (Get all the details here). In addition to Kate, there will be lots of other great instructors—Jenn Skinner-Cisse, Bridget O’Connor, Melissa Story, and more—to direct the routines. And let’s not forget the raffle and…

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