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National Dance Day 2023: Dance Your Way to Health and Happiness

National Dance Day is on Saturday, September 16, 2023, and there are exciting events planned on the East and West Coast!

On the East Coast, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. has an exciting lineup of classes and events with incredible performing artists. There will be classes and performances in breakin' and hip hop, hands on arts-making activities, performances, and a dance party. You can learn more at their website:

On the West Coast, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California will be hosting a diverse menu of dance workshops and performances. There will be opportunities to take classes- no experience necessary, and see some of the best dance companies in the world. You can learn more at

Not near the coast? Here are some other ways to celebrate National Dance Day:

  • Take a dance class at your local studio or community center- they may just have special offerings!

  • Go see a dance performance.

  • Watch a dance movie or TV show.

  • Dance in your living room!

  • Share your love of dance on social media with the hashtag #NationalDanceDay2023

National Dance Day is a nationwide celebration of dance that takes place on the third Saturday in September. It was founded by the American Dance Movement in 2010 to promote dance as a healthy and accessible activity for people of all ages and abilities. You can learn more about National Dance Day and American Dance Movement on their website,

National Dance Day is a great opportunity to get moving and celebrate the art of dance. So get out there and have some fun!


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