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13 of the Best Moments from National Dance Day 2019

Saturday, September 21st was one for the books, as dancers all across the country showed up and showed OUT for our favorite holiday: National Dance Day. From attending the flagship Orange County and DC events to posting epic videos of the official NDD routine, dancers of all ages, styles and skill levels joined in on the action. We at Dance Spirit were thrilled, and super proud, to see the dance community come together to celebrate the art form we love the most. Take a look at some of the highlights from the 10th annual NDD!


On the East Coast, dancers congregated at the Kennedy Center's new outdoor space for workshops and performances by dance standouts, including students from Debbie Allen Dance Academy.

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DS September cover girl Autumn Miller sharing yet another of her signature jaw-dropping moves.

Students at Sarasota Ballet School in Florida showed off some true trina versatility with the official NDD routine.

Dancers from Planet Dance in Lowell, MA, took their dance party outside of the studio.

Kids from Greenhouse Arts Center in NYC busted some major grooves in their video of the official routine.

We loved the energy of these students from TranscenDance Studios in Oak Park, IL.

There's nothing we stan more than a high-energy dance circle, especially after an all-levels African Dance master class at the Kennedy Center.

Our whole entire mood waking up this past Saturday, courtesy of Freed Movement Academy director Fred Vassallo.

To all the dancers out there, we salute you—not just on National Dance Day, but every day!

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