Story is a powerful way to build compassion and bridge understanding between cultures. Story has the power to heal as well as teach.

Beyond Boundaries · Essays and tidbits from Nancy Bo Flood

Eva and Piper

Behind the Book: I Will Dance

December 8, 2020

Why did I write I Will Dance? I watched this unique community of dancers—all abilities, all ages—dance with such joy, my own tears tumbled down. What did I see and hear? …

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Kindness to All

November 24, 2020

I am the child of immigrants. My father’s father was orphaned at 14 and walked from the family farm near Prague to northern Germany to buy passage on a ship…

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Lexi in "Vox Veritas"

Dancing During Covid-19, Part 4, Lexi’s Story

November 10, 2020

Here is Lexi’s story, directly from Lexi herself: “At the time of writing this, I’ve been in dance for 7 years. I have danced with Young Dance in Minneapolis, Minnesota…

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Young Dance troupe

Dancing During Covid-19, Part 3, Ava’s Story

October 27, 2020

Ava is not a quitter. Ava weighed less than one pound when she was born early, 14½ ounces to be exact. That is less than a can of pop. Ava…

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Dancing During Covid-19, Part 2, Ne’ha’s Story

October 20, 2020

Toss aside any stereotype ideas and images you might have about someone with a disability, especially CP, Cerebral Palsy. Meet Ne’ha, quite an accomplished young woman—already an author, dancer, rights…

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Young Dance in rehearsal

Dancing During Covid-19, Part 1

October 13, 2020

How do dancers dance in isolation? Or perform? What about new choreography? I interviewed several dancers from Young Dance, a Minnesota-based dance company, a unique dance company. Dancers audition. Dancers…

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Upcoming Webinar

September 8, 2020

This weekend, I’ll be presenting at the RM-SCBWI  Fall Conference  September 12 & 13 https://bit.ly/3bgEkKq I invite you to join us for my virtual pre-recorded workshop session  from 11 am…

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Dancing Celebrates Life

June 18, 2020

Dancing celebrates life. Sharing life. Friendships. Trust.

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