Flower arranging & poetry 

May 11, 2023: Heart & Soul:  Capital One Hall on 5/11/23.  Helping Hearts Dance performed four new heart warming premieres and included live musicians from Beau Soir,  the VMT jazz trio, and Lincolnia Senior tappers doing the Shim Sham! This program was funded in part by ArtsFairfax.  See these Chip McCrea Photography pictures and video: https://mccreaphoto.smugmug.com/Events/2023/Helping-Hearts-Capital-One-Hall/n-7CqXRx/



To INSPIRE lifelong movement and foster a love of the arts through programs featuring innovative, uplifting choreography and live musical performances; as well as providing movement activities to seniors in the washington Metropolitan area.​​​​

We would love to CONNECT with YOU! Contact us to schedule a performance!  email:   helpingheartsthroughthearts@gmail.com 

Founding Director:  Sue Skaddan  

Resident Choreographer:  Adolfo Matto Traverso

Dancers:  Kathy Bova, Rachel Goldberg, Grace Lalonde, Claudia Maloney, Susan McQuade, Lisa Medici, Peg Schaefer, Sue Skaddan, Adolfo Matto Traverso

Helping Hearts Through The Arts

Recent Performances: 

October 26, 2023 : Nannie J Lee Center in Alexandria. Fabulous fun!!

October 8, 2023 :  10th YEAR Autumn Remembrance Day Arts Festival/HHA Fundraiser at the Sweet Virginia Bee Farm! 

Helping Hearts Dance 

Photo credits: Chip McCrea Photography

OUR 2021 " HEARTS in FLIGHT-for ALS" Campaign raised $6,540!

*view Chip McCrea's pictures of this May 23rd event here:  https://mccreaphoto.smugmug.com/Events/2021/Hearts-In-Flight-for-ALS/n-fJTXLS/

Helping to Spread Goodwill with the Arts


November 9 @ 6pm-Mariott Marquis Washington DC- NVRDC Benefit

November 16 @ 11:15 am- Brightview Great Falls

November 18 @ 7pm- Transformations Dance Festival- Pozez CC in Fairfax

December 7 @ 11am- Brightview Fair Oaks

December 14 @ 12pm- Westminster @ Lake Ridge

January 18 @ 10am- Fun Bunch @ Woodbridge

January 25 @ 10:30am- Nannie J Lee Center-Alexandria

February 15 @ 1pm- Hollin Hall, Alexandria

Please contact us for quality community oriented music and dance programs and performances or if interested in attending any of these upcoming events. 

Email: HelpingHeartsThroughTheArts@gmail.com 

Helping Hearts Dance