After 95 years of serving the residents of the Alton area, the YWCA is launching a partnership with a local dance studio.  Left Bank Dance has been located on State Street in the Downtown area for a couple of years.  It is now getting ready to base its operations out of the historic building on Third Street.

YWCA Executive Director Andrea Lamer says they have a lot of respect for what Left Bank brings to the table.  

Lamer comments

According to the studio's website, Left Bank Dance strives to bring the joys and discipline of dance to everyone, and to use dance as a force for positive change for individuals and groups.  Lamer says all of the plans are not ironed out yet, but will be hosting some upcoming workshops at the YWCA.

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