VDA Artist Profile #137

photo of a woman with short green hair smiling at the camera. Her arms are up as if in a dance pose and background is of a dance studio
photo of a woman with short green hair smiling at the camera. Her arms are up as if in a dance pose and background is of a dance studio
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Jennifer Kelmar

Hello! My name is Jennifer Kelmar and I teach dance/movement improvisation. I live in Burlington, VT where I'm a student at the University of Vermont studying psychology, religion, and dance. As a dancer and a person with a disability, I'm passionate about making dance more accessible to everyone. I like to explore dance not as technical study of choreography but as a creative art that looks different with every body type and with each individual's unique style of expression. Teaching is new to me as I'm going on my second year as an instructor, but it has quickly become one of the most rewarding ventures of my life thus far. Everyone has a story and I'm delighted to observe how people embody theirs through dance.