In 2006, Luanne O'Brien was invited into elementary, junior, and senior high schools to teach students the art of ballroom dance. She quickly learned that changing the focus to DanceSport brought an enthusiasm to learning to dance. The program was a huge success and has grown in demand.

  • Look Where We've Been

  • Gateway School District, Moss Side Middle School (Grade 6)

  • Gateway School District, Gateway Middle School (Grades 7-8)

  • Franklin Regional School District, Franklin Regional High School (Grades 9-12)

  • Penn-Trafford School District, Penn-Trafford High School (Grades 9-12)

  • Penn-Trafford School District, McCullough Elementary School (Grade 5)

  • Mother of Sorrows, Murrysville Diocese of Greensburg (Grades K-8)

  • Saint Theresa Munhall, Diocese of Pittsburgh (Grade 6)

  • Saint Joseph School Verona, Diocese of Pittsburgh (Grades 7-8)

With competitive DanceSport on the horizon and currently very successful at the collegiate level, Luanne O'Brien, in partnership with the Physical Education teachers at various local schools, has developed a DanceSport for schools program that allows students the opportunity to actually participate in a DanceSport Competition. In doing so, students experience:

group_add Discipline &
account_circle Self-Esteem &
verified_user Proper
record_voice_over Improved
Social Skills
transfer_within_a_station Improvement in Coordination and Balance
palette Creativity and
directions_run Exercises for the
Mind & Body
supervisor_account Respect for Themselves
and Others