Since 2017, we have led the effort to make dance accessible for all.

 

Our Vision

Dance and music education is equally accessible to children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and with special needs. We welcome ALL to join us for dance class, to volunteer, or to simply just share our message with those you know. Every day we work to create a community and positive dance experience for our students and we are excited to reach more and more people.

Our Mission

Feel the beat is dedicated to bringing the expressive world of dance and music education to individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and with special needs. 

Why We Provide Value to the Community

The current state of dance education is geared toward the mass population of children, those who are able bodied and unencumbered by a learning difference or an impairment. We are missing an opportunity to support the musical and dance education to our children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing who need a more customized curriculum that incorporates their form of communication. These children are missing opportunities to experience the joy of music, dance and expression


I loved making beats and rhythms with the drumsticks and learning the cool dance moves!
— Tysin, 2nd Grade

The Power of Dance

  • Soothing effects

  • Concentration and academic performance

  • Supports memory capabilities

  • Communication skills

  • Social Emotional benefits

  • Neural connectivity

  • Self-expression

  • And more