Our Mission

Dancing with ED, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring all members of the dance community to love and care for their bodies through eating disorder awareness, outreach, and education. 


Our Goals

  • RAISE awareness of eating disorders in the dance community. 
  • CONNECT the dance community to eating disorder resources, including mental health education and support. 
  • BUILD a supportive online community around eating disorders and mental health struggles dancers face. 
  • CREATE workshops, camps, events and other educational activities focused on decreasing stigma, increasing understanding, and encouraging compassion for self and others.


Our Latest Projects


Sharing Space As We Shelter In Place

Dancing With Ed founder, Amy Kathleen Lee, and Empowered Artist Training founder, Natalie Makardish, are hosting a virtual workshop series that will focus on creating a sense of community during this isolating time. The three workshops aim to create a safe space where people can share how isolation has taken a toll on their mental health and learn how to support themselves and others during this time. Register for the workshop here!

Dancing with ED Newsletter

The July 2020 edition of the Dancing with ED newsletter has arrived! Check it out here and sign up below so you don't miss future editions!

Breaking The Chains Interview

Dancing With Ed and Breaking The Chains Foundation get together for an in-depth discussion of the importance of eating disorder awareness and Amy's personal journey that led her to create Dancing With Ed. Full interview available here.


Pointing To Recovery

The Pointing to Recovery Project's goal is to share the message "you dont have to dance through this alone" with dancers in eating disorder recovery. If you are interested in participating in the project or to learn more click here.




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