Dance Connection is a proud member of the Wingman for Dance program. Wingman is a powerful youth leadership program that inspires empathy, compassion and courage in all children. The Wingman program has been successfully used in schools and sports clubs throughout Connecticut and it has now been adapted for use in dance studios nation-wide.
The mission of Wingman for Dance is to inspire dancers, regardless of age, level or skill to become helpful heroes that go above and beyond for each other. Wingman boosts children’s confidence and recognizes their unique strengths. Wingman will improve the overall vibe of your studio by creating an atmosphere of connection and belonging.
Wingman is a project of Dylan’s Wings of Change, a foundation dedicated to the memory of Dylan Hockley, one of the first grade victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Dylan’s Wings of Change is a part of the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, a 501c3 registered public charity.