ASU MoveEx: Coming Home

We arrived safely home on Saturday. Now that we're home, it's time to share stories, post photos, journal, remember, and take what we learned into whatever comes next! Here are our thoughts on being home. Ashley: Well this is the final blog post and as I sit in my own bed I feel a sense... Continue Reading →


Spotlight: Kirsten Torchalski, Move-Ex Pioneer

1. What is your background in dance? My training is primarily in classical ballet. I grew up dancing at a studio outside of Chicago and have continued my training in ballet classes at Indiana University and the Colorado Ballet. 2. How did you get involved with Movement Exchange? During my sophomore year at Indiana University... Continue Reading →


Allyson: The most rewarding part of today for me was teaching classes at the Danilo Perez Foundation, an after school music program for at-risk youth. Molly and I taught a rhythm and movement class and the kids were so receptive. I was blown away by the quality of the Danilo Perez Foundation--look it up if you... Continue Reading →

Double-Dipping: Two Days, One Post!

Buenas, amigos y familia! The past two days have been so packed it's been a challenge for us to find time to write! Monday began with a high energy Afro-Panamanian dance class with students and guest artists at the University of Panama. Afterwards, we ate at the University cafeteria, where our group was made complete by... Continue Reading →

Day 2, Panama!

Allyson Today was our first full day in Panama and it was packed! An hour bus ride to Colón gave us the chance to soak in more of the Panamanian landscape. Stretches of green dotted with brightly colored houses would suddenly open up into ocean and it was absolutely breathtaking. One highlight from the morning was... Continue Reading →

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