Meet a 17-year-old who is lifting the spirits of the elders in life with the power of dance.
All dance Stories
Quin Bommelje and her partner Misha kicked off the 2017 Del Webb Sunbridge Growing Bolder® Awards, presented by Senior Resource Alliance and the Winter Park Health Foundation, with a stunning performance, taking the stage to kick off a celebration of men and women who are smashing stereotypes and confronting ageism.
Robert Hill was determined that his retirement from dancing would not mean a retirement from dance. Mission accomplished.
Is it really Stevie Nicks? As a celebrity tribute artist, Julie C. Myers’ portrayal of the Fleetwood Mac legend is so accurate it’s not easy to tell. See how it took becoming someone else for Julie to be able to find herself.
Her life changed forever when the helicopter she was riding in crashed, leaving her horribly injured. She survived but the trauma stuck with her. Find out how she’s helping other trauma survivors use art to heal their bodies, minds and spirits.
Her name is Ruth Flowers, but her legions of fans know her better as Mamy Rock. She’s known all over the world for her work both behind the turntables and in front of hard-rocking crowds. Even in her 70s, she still just wants to dance!
Five years ago, Kate Walker was dealing with the painful effects of osteoporosis and her doctors warned she may never walk again. Rather than accepting that, she decided to get stronger. Today, she’s a world champion weightlifter.
By age 20, Hank Brunjes had taken Broadway by storm and was sharing the stage with some of the biggest stars in the world. But what happens when you age out of Broadway? You find a new way to keep dancing!
It’s never too late to live an active and vibrant life. Just ask Phyllis Sues. She dances the tango, composes and performs tango and jazz music, does trapeze and starts each morning with yoga. And she’s 88 years old.
He’s 96 years old and STILL performing with the American Ballet Theatre. Find out his secrets to not only making it to your golden years, but still living well during them.
She’s one of the original members of the sensational hip hop dance group that performs at the New Jersey Nets games. A documentary has made a celebrity out of this 67-year-old!
Tony Award-winning producer Dori Berinstein knows a good story when she’s sees one, and when she heard that a group of senior citizens were doing hip hop dance routines at NBA games, she knew she had to tell their stories.