From the Director

Dear Friends of Life Change Ballroom

04/16/2012
We are so excited and proud to announce that we are the winner of our category of the 2012 Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards! The awards were presented at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Saturday evening (April 14th). We were scheduled to be there with some of the Y.E.L.P. scholarship kids, but, unfortunately, we were kept home with the storm warnings. Read More

The Latest from Life Change Academy

09/05/2010
Our In-School program starts up again on September 1, 2010. Please let us know if you would like to visit a school- we’ll do everything we can to make that happen for you. We’ve hired 3 new instructors this year;D’Ann Waterman, an inner city school dance teacher of 20+ years from N.W. Classen; Khyra Chiles, a recent graduate of OU school of dance; and, Bob Hollis, retired from sales and a golf/ballroom dance enthusiast! We’re excited to welcome them and get started this year! Read More

What We've Been Doing at Life Change Academy

04/27/2009
In February, Life Change partnered with Integris Health to bring “The Three Doctors” (www.threedoctors.com) to Oklahoma City to speak with 2,500 inner-city school students. Their message is undeniably one of hope and perseverance, having pulled themselves out of the gang/drug infested projects of Newark, New Jersey to become doctors. They travel the country telling their stories of determination to at-risk youth. Read More

2008 Year-End Competition

08/20/2008
I wanted you to have this date so you can save it for our 5th grade competition this year.—TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH (we’re gonna try a Tuesday this year) Read More

And the Winner is...

12/18/2007
WESTERN VILLAGE!

Congratulations to Principal Brinson and all her competitors and classroom teachers who worked to make this group of dancers number one in our 2nd annual dance competition. This was Western Village’s first year with us and we are so proud of them! We want to also thank INTEGRIS Health, the corporate sponsor for Western Village for making this program available to them! Read More

Life Change Ballroom DVD Available

07/09/2007
Our DVD is now ready and I wanted to make sure you were aware! I got our first order in and I’ve already sent them all out to corporations, foundations, and some principals. I will be ordering again in just a few days, so if you want in on that order, just let me know. They are $12 each and $7 of that is a write-off. The DVD explains our program, what we do, what we’re about and it has INCREDIBLE testimonies from principals, teachers, students, and even some of YOU! Read More

Dear Volunteers/Financial Supporters:

06/19/2007
A few notes about our program Read More

Tutoring and Mentoring

05/07/2007
I want to share part of an e-mail I got from the incredible Donna Lamprecht. This e-mail shows me just how powerful one to two hours/week for tutoring with a child can be, which is of course a great way to mentor. Read More

To My Arbonne Friends

05/01/2007
We just returned from our fabulous Arbonne NTC training in Las Vegas where I was awarded the Spirit of Arbonne award for our work with Life Change Ballroom. Obviously, I share that award with so many of you—all the instructors, volunteers and financial supporters who keep us moving forward. Read More