The Program Director is responsible for day-to-day Heart of Dance programming including supervision of personnel, oversight of general operations, and recruitment and training of staff for Dancing Classrooms and Dance for Life. This position exists to provide quality control and strengthen Educational Liaison and Teaching Artist staff.
Through partner dance, Heart of Dance enables people to discover all they can be, offering youth, older adults, and others from diverse communities and all walks of life an environment in which to thrive. Our mission is to transform lives through the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of partner dance.
Our evidence-based, intergenerational programs transform the mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing of our clients, bringing them creativity, joy, self-expression, and community! Dancing Classrooms, the global SEL residency for elementary and middle schools, builds crucial life skills like teamwork, confidence, respect, persistence, and gender and multicultural acceptance through the lens of partner dance. Dance For Life enhances quality of life for older adults by improving social connectedness, balance and fitness, and enhancing mental focus to diminish or delay the effects of dementia.