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Breaking class barriers with ballet.

#thoughtfulthursdaySW An inspiring ballet teacher has made it her mission to break Peru’s class barriers through the art form of ballet. Franklin Briceno of the Associated Press states,

“She takes students to dance in Lima’s wealthiest districts in the hopes of building friendships between those who can and cannot easily afford a new ballet costume.”

Read how her efforts have changed the lives of many within her community in this uplifting article here! https://www.apnews.com/4b9e93bb6aed495f947237665551b5ce

In a country that often deals with extensive wealth gaps that continue to grow, could dance be a solution for the class divides of our communities? What do you think? We want to hear from you! Comment or send us an email at blog@skunkworksdance.com.

#skunkblog #bethechange #skunkworksdance

Photo from Associated Press, Martin Mejia

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