Spreading her wings

Sacred Heart Middle School eighth grader Cate Perakslis spreads her wings while she and her classmates performed with Dallas Chief Eagle II during an assembly at Sacred Heart School’s Link Auditorium in Yankton Friday. Chief Eagle, who is a recognized master of the Lakota Hoop Dance, worked with Sacred Heart students throughout the week asContinue reading “Spreading her wings”

True Colors – Accepting Each Other

I love this video. “We live in a world where differences are all around us. Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in these differences, especially when we see them in the people that surround us everyday. MattyB believes that everyone deserves the same thing: love. It’s not always popular to love someone and embraceContinue reading “True Colors – Accepting Each Other”

“Life Must Be Lived As Play”

“Life must be lived as play.” – Plato This quote, attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher, is profound in its simplicity. When coupled with the unattributed quote “Kids make no separation between fun and learning,” we begin to see the profound potential that play holds as a learning modality. Why would one of humanity’s greatestContinue reading ““Life Must Be Lived As Play””

Lesson about Children by Embodied Movement – Dance Movement Therapy

I read this today by Embodied Movement – Dance Movement Therapy on Facebook and had to share it because it is exactly why I love teaching and entertaining children. True and heart-warming. Much love, Cara Zara Lesson about Children. Children have this natural channel of love and kindness. It flows right from their hearts. TheyContinue reading “Lesson about Children by Embodied Movement – Dance Movement Therapy”

Hula Hooping Dog

I just adopted a rescue dog and I was pondering the idea of teaching her some hoop tricks. Of course most people would think I need to work on the potty training or puppy biting first but hey as a pro hoop dancer I do have my priorities. So I went looking for some YouTubeContinue reading “Hula Hooping Dog”