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Let Your Heart Dance!

Making House Calls, Not Curtain Calls

On the Road in Our 15th Year of Dancing Love

"The music really got to me and opened me up."

"I am a writer. To me, the narration today was a poem. It joined the dance and the music, and together, they made a dance of their own. I will remember this dance for the rest of my life."

"I can't remember the last time my wife has really spoken. Look at her now. You brought her back to Life, to me."

"What a remarkable integration of dance, music, and narration ..."

"You've inspired me. Such passion in your soul! Such meaningful dancing!"

"When I'm in Heaven, I will have beautiful Ballet dancers all around me.

I will dance with them, and it will be like today."

"This was a miraculous day at the Ballet. I've never felt this way before."

On the Road in Our 15th Year of Dancing Love

"I felt so bad when I came in here. But I walked in and felt the Love, and I always will."

"You danced my story today. I'm a dancer locked in this chair, but I know now that I am still that dancer. I'll hear the music and close my eyes and dance with you again."

Dancing Hope

"You gave me the best gift I could ever have: Hope."

Making Ballet Participative
Ballet Mobile audiences dance with Ballet Mobile from whatever kind of chairs they sit in, conducting some of the most magnificent music in the world with the silk flower bouquets Ballet Mobile brings them all as gifts.
"What's really powerful about what you do is that it brings people together as a group, as a community, into the music and into the dancing."

Making Ballet MEANINGFUL
Ballet Mobile house calls are gently narrated, with integrated meditative visions.
"I will take my flowers and put them on my husband's grave and tell him how we danced together today."
Making Ballet FUN
Ballet Mobile encourages  the "F Word (FUN!!!)" during and after our house calls.
"I was in my chair, but I was also up and dancing with you today."
"It couldn't get any better than this."
HEALING through Movement, Music, and Beauty
"When you danced, instead of pain there was pure joy."
Improving People's WELL-BEING and CONFIDENCE
"Today's experience gave us wings. We are not trapped. In our hearts we can go anywhere because you gave us the wings to fly."
Helping People Look FORWARD
"I loved the message of today. We celebrated who we are and who we will always be."

"You've inspired me with the passion in your soul and your meaningful dancing."

"I loved the message of today. We celebrated who we are and who we will always be."
HOPE, Stronger than fear ...
"This was my most transcendent experience since Baptism..."
"You brought me back to Life today."
"Whenever you dance, I get tears because what you do is so beautiful."
"You are a blessing. Through you, you bless all of us."
"Every time I watch you, I am revitalized."
"I was so moved that I cried through the entire thing."
"Today the brother I know and love sat beside me. He came out of himself for the first time since the stroke. I can't stop crying."
"I got to see Margot Fonteyn many years ago. Today was just like that."
"You are otherworldly. Tell me: when you leave here, do you fly?"
"I had the time of my life today. To think I went to the Ballet right downstairs!"
"The heart and joy that you gave today were precious and truly special."
"I'm over 100 years old. This music and the dancing made me feel young."
"I am a broken old woman. But today the music and the beauty began to help me heal."
"Breathtaking. Your eyes sparkle and you dance as if it's just for me."
"I just turned 100. This made me feel young."
"The flowers you give us are beautiful. We don't get flowers anymore, but this helped me remember how much they used to mean to me."
"You transported me. I was swept away."
"I will remember this for the rest of my days."
"I am so excited that I was able to experience this today."
"You made me feel whole."
"I use all my Ballet Mobile flowers in my apartment.
I love you."
"I am so glad that I am alive to have experienced this."
"You brought back faces of so many people I have loved - as if they were right here with me again."

"You always bring such light, joy and beauty."

"I wasn't sure if ballet was something I'd enjoy,
but I loved every minute."
"What a touching thing you did for us all."
"I often feel very alone, but not today. Today you made me feel special."
"I can breathe again."
"My husband and I were married 53 years when I lost him. But he was here with me today."
"I'm an old Scot. I had never seen a ballet in my entire life until tonight. You made it possible for me to hear the music and to understand the beauty I was seeing. I found myself getting emotional. I will never forget tonight. I will never forget you."
"This experience was of operatic quality. I will look at my flowers and re-live it over and over."
"My heart is warm again."
"Thank you for showing us that brighter days are ahead."
"We asked for you to come. We didn't think you could dance in the parking lot, but somehow you did. You danced there as if you do it all the time.That is Love, and we love you."
"I am uplifted."
"We are so grateful that you went to all this effort to come here, make things wonderful, and create this miracle."
"I have every flower you've ever given me. They decorate my curtains and let the sun in to warm my heart, just as you always do."
"You took away some of the sadness here today."
"Today was my rebirth."
"I am so grateful for this experience. It will help me get up every morning."
"You all are AWESOME!"
"I was heartbroken when I came today. Now I feel I am beginning to heal."
"I had forgotten how much I loved ballet and how much it meant to me."
"It was as if an Angel came to dance for me today. I am uplifted."
Making Memories
"You made me happy today."
"If you had told me I'd be singing and dancing from my chair today, I would have told you that you'd lost your mind. But, I did both, and loved every minute."
Making Memories
"I was blessed today by you."
"If any of you ever wonders why you work so hard to make this happen, please remember that all of us are here and we are so grateful for you."
"What a wondrous mix of joy and sadness ... and many, many feelings ... It was so uplifting."
"Every time Ballet Mobile comes here is a blessing."
"When I think of beauty, I think of Ballet Mobile."
"I will close my eyes and hold my flowers and feel your healing love."
"What an amazing act of kindness and joy. You are my special friends."
"You touched my heart and soul with Hope, Light and Dreams."
"I danced right from my wheelchair. You're right. It's just a chair. It isn't who I am."
"You bring the spectacular music to life for all of us. You give us life."
"You helped us find Hope to conquer the Fear."
"I don't know how you managed to transform this room and bring this magical experience to us."
"I loved to dance. Now I sit in this wheelchair, and I thought there was nothing left. After today I will never again be defined by this wheelchair. I will let myself dance."
"You bring me such comfort. You remind me that Love is what keeps us alive."
"Thank you for loving us as much as we love you."
"You helped me remember to look ahead, not only back."
"Bless you for bringing such Joy into our lives."
"I smiled, laughed, cried, and remembered. I felt so many emotions. I was dancing with every single one of you."
"As long as I'm alive I'll be here to see you."
"I have seen many, many ballets. But I have never seen the grace, poise, and strength that I saw today."
"I'm a changed man. I've never seen a ballet before. I stayed the whole time ...mesmerized."
"Nobody could ever appreciate you as much as we do."
I forgot I was in this room; I was transported."
"You have re-energized me. HAPPY is the only way to describe how I feel."
"Love just pours out of
you, and you bring your
joy to all of us."
"This was the first ballet I've ever seen, and I loved being so close. You changed me."
"This brought me back to
a time when I was young
and everything was new."
"Until today I thought I didn't like Ballet. Now I realize I just didn't understand what I was seeing. Today it was as if the music came inside me. And it's still there."
"Ballet Mobile makes it possible for me to be part of the Beauty."
"Watching this today made my being in a wheelchair a little easier."
"You made me feel graceful and so happy."
"It was as if you were dancing just for me."
"There is a place for all of you in Heaven."

"You brought so much love into this place today - and into my heart."
"I felt like a Queen when I came into this room. I am very happy."
"I will count the days until I dance with you again."
"You all have the most generous hearts and spirits."
"You touched my soul."
"Right when I needed you most you came and gave me back myself."
"The joy I felt from all of you today helped me find my own joy."
"I really love you. Thank you for remembering me."
"I am impressed and fascinated by all of you. I have never been happier than I am today with my great-grandchild at my side."
"Hooray for Ballet
"I have a beautiful collection of flowers from you. They make me happy.
"My flowers will be on my bedside table so I can look at them right before I go to sleep and first thing when I wake up.
"Everything you do for us makes us so happy."
"I am sorry that you must leave us. The US Navy salutes you."
"What loving gifts you bring to us in these extraordinary times."
Ballet Mobile dedicates all its programs to our beloved Advisor and Friend,
In his memory, we carry on.
"I was so moved that I cried through the entire thing. It changed my view of the world."

Please stay safe and well.

We miss you.

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