Twice a year my daughter’s amazing dance instructor organizes two recitals held at the high school auditorium in Vinton. Joan Cooling is one of the most patient people I have ever had the pleasure to meet. Her talent is teaching children ages 3 and up the beautiful expressive art of dance. From teensy little 3 year olds in ballet slippers to high school seniors in full toe ballet shoes, and even some adults! Being a dancer is a dream of so many little ones and Joan truly goes above and beyond with each and every one of her students. How she does it, I’ll never know. And amazing doesn’t begin to scratch the surface. We love her immensely! I was only able to attend one of the shows on recital weekend but follows are a few images from it!