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Donkeys, Penguins and Give Me Your Best Shot by Proxy

My girls had their dance concert last Friday.  The theme was "All Creatures Great and Small".  It was a fantastic concert.  I was lucky enough to have my friend Wendy join us.  She brought her camera and took these fantastic pictures for us.
I know they look like little burglars but they are really groundhogs.  The whole dance was their impressions of groundhogs.  They imitated the digging and in this part they are showing how they pop up out of their holes.
Next came the penguins.  They stole the show of course don't the littlest ones always steal the show?
I love this dance for my girls because there is no competition.  It is interpretive/creative dance for young girls.  Miss Diane dances with the youngest classes so they are not scared.  She encourages them to be themselves and helps them to gain a positive body image.  There is no weight limit or dieting.  I LOVE that as this is what I am trying to teach my girls each day.
The next dance was the Eyeore or Donkey dance.


Oh no my tail is gone!  It was so much fun I can't wait for dance next year.
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