Want to learn how to use our cultural strengths

to serve our community?

Want to bring the community together with programs

that promotes healing through art?

How can you help? Join the Dancing Spirit Team

and help us strengthen our community through art.

Dancing Spirit is looking for individuals with a strong sense of community and an interest in helping us grow

and develop in 2019 and beyond to be a part of our Board of Directors. The Dancing Spirit Board meets

on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6pm. Board member applications are available at the Dancing Spirit office

inside the ELHI Community Center located at 115 Ute Street, Ignacio Colorado.

Anthony Box

Member-at-Large

Anthony's bio is coming soon!

Catherine Larkins

Treasurer

​Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Margie's bio is coming soon!

Margie Coates

Secretary

Melody's bio is coming soon!

Dustin's bio is coming soon!

Dustin Pierce

Vice President

​About Us

Melody Hedin

President

Catherine grew up in Arkansas and Texas. She received a BS degree in Home Economics from the University of North Texas in 1975 and a BA degree in Political Science from the University of Arkansas in 2018.

Early in her career she worked in public health, senior and community nutrition programs in Arizona, Texas and Minnesota. Most recently she worked in finance, human resource and research administration at the University of Colorado. She retired in 2017 and moved to Southwest Colorado.

She leads a community stitchery circle at her church which makes warm wraps and garments to donate to hospitals and clothes closets. She serves on the Committee for Education in the Schools of the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Asniya, a non-profit that promotes health education and health careers for American Indian youth in South Dakota.

Painting with acrylics is a hobby of hers, along with knitting and crocheting, gardening, and reading.