Margaret Mary a lifelong dancer and educator, is a Dance Specialist and chair of Performing Arts at Brooklyn Friends School. Her teaching connects creative dance with classroom studies in an innovative curriculum that includes body awareness, improvisation, composition, cultural dance forms, yoga and folk dance. Outside of school she facilitates teacher training workshops and mentors NYC Pre-K teachers through the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y. Underlying all of her work, Margaret believes that participatory dance experiences foster joy and self-expression, connect us with one another and bring us together as a community.