Happy Feet Dance School founder Cece Bechelli recently completed a master’s degree in Humanities at San Francisco University, a move driven in part by her desire to more deeply connect her organization to the history of dance, particularly the roots of rhythmic tap dance, Happy Feet’s specialty.

Now, on the cusp of Happy Feet’s 40th birthday – the longtime Mill Valley resident has been teaching kids and adults to dance since 1978 – Cece Bechelli and her family are an integral part of local dance history.

Happy Feet kicks off its 40th year with a wide array of tap, jazz, and ballet classes for beginners and continuing students ages three through adult on Sept. 11, a season that will culminate with a 40th anniversary celebration on Sunday, June 3rd at the Marin Center.

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