Shake it off

Cedar Crest High School | Lebanon, PA

Sean Varner began taking dance classes at age 6. Despite teasing from his peers, Varner dances ballet, tap, jazz, broadway and hip hop as a way to cope with anxiety.

Produced by Pam Kapolka, a sophomore at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Chris Schwalm.

Station support provided by WITF.

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Student shakes off negativity with love of dance