DMF Youth empowers underserved youth through dance, fitness & life skill development

We believe in educating the whole child

Physical · Mental · Emotional



Improved social skills and interpersonal behavior


Improved grades and work habits


Reduced misconduct and risky behavior


Increased self-esteem and confidence

Did you know?

Nearly half of all elementary school children are overweight according to The City of New York.

And the majority of NYC elementary schools fail to offer the required amount of Physical activity.

Did you know?

Children living in poverty are disadvantaged when it comes to developing essential cognitive skills such as attention, self-control, and memory.

Developing these skills is crucial for mental health, effective learning, and success.

Sponsor a Child

Equip underserved children with the tools they need to thrive.

We provide free high quality after-school and summer programming to underserved youth in New York City.

News & Events

Help DMF Youth receive a $25K grant!

Help DMF Youth receive a $25K grant!

GREAT NEWS! DMF Youth has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope program! Every year the Jimmie Johnson Foundation teams up with Blue Bunny to award 5 non-profits with: A $25,000 cash grant!! A Blue Bunny ice cream party The organization's...

DMF Youth Online Summer Camp 2020

DMF Youth Online Summer Camp 2020

Summer is here and it’s time to DANCE! Join DMF Youth for a FREE, three-week online summer camp jammed packed with dancing, learning, and FUN! Our theme is DANCE AROUND THE WORLD, and we will introduce your children to dance styles and cultures from around the globe!...

Introducing: DMF Youth Online!

Introducing: DMF Youth Online!

Since schools in NYC closed about 2 months ago, DMF Youth sprung into action to move all of our programming online. When we made this shift, we decided to make some of our learning tools available to the public for free.  YouTube Mini Lessons Our team of teaching...

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