Margaret Bary leads English Country and community dancing, and is a member of Half Moon Sword, a Rapper and longsword team. On the CDSS Board she serves on the Educators and Cultural Equity task groups, as well as the Pinewoods Relations Committee. She is also on the steering committee of Pourparler, a group for teachers of traditional dance and music. A lifelong dancer and dance educator, Margaret has a background in Modern Dance, and holds an MFA in Dance Choreography. After a long career as a dance specialist at Brooklyn Friends School, she currently mentors pre-K teachers in NYC public schools. Underlying her work with people of all ages, Margaret believes that participatory dance fosters joy, self-expression and connection between people.