December 2010

Modern Indian Dance | Yoga Heals Kids

Speech pathologists Kaye Koelker-Baumgardner and Julie Ernest have a wager for you: Apply an ancient wellness practice to the present-day complexities of speech therapy, and turn a 2,500-square-foot space into a place where miracles happen. Think you can’t?


When Renu Kumar, owner of Modern Indian Dance Academy, was a little girl in the small city of Muzaffarnagar in northern India, she liked to dance. Okay, she really loved to dance. She still does.