The Mental Health Benefits of Dance: Why We Choose Dance At ASB

ASB 11th graders Yanitza and Ruby participating in this summer’s Wellness Retreat put on by Family Services Coordinator, Yahaira Murillo. A Step Beyond Founder and former Executive Director Frank Foster says it best, “we choose dance at ASB because it allows students to let go of the stresses they encounter in everyday life and express […]

Dance, Nursing, and…Medieval Times? College Tour Adventures with ASB

This past month, our middle and high school students have had the opportunity to visit a range of college campuses in southern California. We are so proud of them for taking this important, exploratory step in their college and career readiness journeys. Read on to follow their adventures at San Diego State University (SDSU), California […]

Summer Dance Intensives: What They Are and How They Benefit Students

Ms. Casey, Shara, Amy, and Stephanie had a blast at Laguna Dance Festival’s Summer Intensive last month.   Without the time constraints of schoolwork, many young dancers look forward to the summer season as an opportunity to focus more on their craft. Once they enter their teenage years, it is common for aspiring professional dancers […]

From the Garage to the Studio, ASB Helps Ricardo Build a Toolbox for Success

Ricardo is currently a junior at Orange Glen High School where he enjoys taking his Advanced Auto Technician class. He is passionate about working on cars and bikes and dreams of having his own mechanic shop or becoming a mechanical engineer someday. He is a true entrepreneur running his own car detailing business for the […]

ARISE! 2022 Program

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A Step Beyond’s Unique Model Supports Student Leadership and Success

Awash in Friday afternoon sunlight, Studio 4 buzzed with creativity and whimsy as Teaching Artist Casey Flores led several fourth grade students in rehearsal of Through Our Portals into a World of Imagination, a student-choreographed piece.  A young student dressed in a purple tuxedo and top hat grew more and more confident as she went […]

Your Midyear Impact Report is Here!

Thank you for all you do to support the students of A Step Beyond! Here is a brief update to show how your gifts are having an impact.   View Full Report

2 Ways to Help Local Students Thrive While Expanding Your Network

Are you looking for an exciting way to give back to the community while expanding your network? Consider attending A Step Beyond’s first annual community networking reception, Leading the Future!  We will be hosting a networking event on Wednesday, April 27th from 5:00-7:30pm called Leading the Future: A Community Reception to Benefit A Step Beyond. […]