Kids Etc Youth Movement Co.

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Celebrating 45 Years of Dance, Kindness, and Community in Winnipeg

This year marks a significant milestone for the Winnipeg dance community—45 years since our innovate programs at KEYMC were created in 1978. In reflecting on each remarkable year, it becomes evident that the foundation of the success at our studio is built on two fundamental principles: kindness and integrity. These values have not only shaped […]

Manitoba Theatre Centre

KEYMC 43rd Annual Dance Recital

As you know this our 43rd Annual Recital. The last two years sure haven’t been quite this glamorous! I am so grateful that we have the opportunity to see our kids light up the big stage once again! I am beyond excited to hear the ‘5 minutes to curtain’ backstage! There has been so much […]

Note From the Director

A Note From The Director

*photo pre-covid* Hi Dance Fam… I wanted to start by thanking you all for your ongoing love and support for Kids Etc Youth Movement Company. As you know, we are a family owned dance studio.  Much of our faculty is homegrown; teachers who used to be my students! Our entire faculty is made up of […]

Godmother Fund

The Fairy Godmother Fund

For so many children dance is their happy place. The place where they feel special and safe; this becomes their norm. Teaching dance is only a part of what we do at Kids Etc Youth Movement Company. As in life, I prefer to look at the big picture when it comes to my ‘kids’. How […]

Serious Fun

Serious Fun

‘What seems so hard now, will one day be your warm-up’  – anonymous These words are so true – and I don’t just mean at a dance school! This quote applies to just about anything we do in life – academics, learning the ropes of a new job, parenting a toddler, or maybe even more pertinent… […]

Dance School Building

Building a dance school, building a legacy

If you’ve been following our social media, you’ve seen the building go up; first the empty lot, then some steel, eventually exterior walls etc etc. Every day was like Christmas, driving by and seeing the progress, taking pics though the fence.. But nothing could really prepare me for the walk through. It’s big It’s really […]

38th Season of Dance

Our 38th Season of Dance

With our 38th season drawing to a close I can’t help but pause to reflect on the highlights of this year. The growth and development of all of our dancers has been truly remarkable. …Remembering the 3 year olds in September coming in wide eyed and sometimes timid. Now, bursting into the building SO ready to dance […]

New Beginning Kids Etc Youth Movement Co.

A New Beginning

38 years ago I decided to share my passion for dance with children. I thought there could be no better job. The first class I ever taught was in a school gymnasium. The clock was on the other side of the gym…I had to bend down and lean to one side to see it because […]