Fort Collins’ dance studio owner, Nadia Duncan, seeks to throw the biggest National Dance Day Party in Fort Collins history. National Dance Day, established in 2010, is an official annual celebration to encourage people to see dance as a form of exercise, expression and community which will occur in September across the nation and globe. On National Dance Day thousands of dancers perform the year’s official dance and broadcast it to the world. Fort Collins is trying to get on that map with the largest performance on record, Impulse Dance and Fitness, a Fort Collins adult dance studio, is celebrating its first year anniversary with a huge dance party/rehearsal where people will be able to learn the official National Dance Day choreography and help set the record.
WHAT: National Dance Day Celebration – Impulse Dance Studio Open House
WHEN: July 27th 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Impulse Dance Studio – 1517 S. Lemay Ave. Fort Collins CO 80524
WHY: To celebrate National Dance Day by bringing the local community together in positive self expression.
COST: FREE and open to all skill levels
The event is open to the public and is hoping to attract the hundreds needed to set the record. The official choreography will be taught to dancers and non dancers alike, is accessible for all ages/abilities and taught by professional instructors.
Studio owner, Nadia Duncan, cited the reason for the attempt. “I want to see the local community come together in a positive way to put Fort Collins on the national map. I believe dance has a unique ability to bridge barriers and provide an outlet for loving your neighbors.” says Duncan.
As part of the day’s event, Impulse will be offering free beginner level dance classes inside the studio throughout the day with special offers and exclusive giveaways for anyone who attends. Outside on the event stage the public can learn the official choreography and attend the 90 minute dance party in celebration of National Dance Day. The dance party will finish will the performance of the official National Dance Day Dance to be performed and will be submitted as Fort Collins tribute to the National Celebration.
Established in 2018, Impulse Dance and Fitness is one of a kind studio in Fort Collins being the only dance studio specifically designed for adults only.
“I am excited to be able to bring more dance opportunities to Fort Collins. I believe dancing can be very therapeutic for adults and the perfect way to let loose into positive self expression.”, says Nadia Duncan owner and CSU alumni.