Our Global Community
~ About Melissa ~
Melissa Michaels, Ed.D., is a midwife for the soul. She creates movement based cross-cultural journeys focusing on the potential that is available at major life thresholds. Building community through dance from conception through old age has been at the root of her work for three decades. Currently, Melissa is dancing beyond borders. She is bringing her somatic work to diverse communities in the midst of collective transformation, helping to build bridges across race, class, culture, and gender. Read more about Melissa.
Please join us in celebrating Surfing The Creative®,
our work with youth leaders.
In just 12 minutes, this film short shares the beautiful story of the bright young people who show
up to dance into action through our rites of passage programs.