Author and dance educator Connie Bergstein Dow graduated from Denison University, and received her MFA from the University of Michigan. She danced professionally in the US, Venezuela, and Guatemala, and has taught dance to all ages. Connie shares her passion for movement by writing articles, verses, books for teachers (Redleaf Press, 2011, 2006), and three picture books: TAP AND RAP, MOVE AND GROOVE (Free Spirit Publishing, 2023), BEASTIE JAMBOREE (Young Dragons Press, 2023), and FROM A TO Z WITH ENERGY! (Free Spirit Publishing, 2019). Visit Connie at: www.movingiearning.com.