artsNK Dance team trialled the DanceFit project with primary schools within North Kesteven to help children and young people take their first steps into physical education between January and December 2017.
Dance was used as the medium to explore healthy lifestyles, diet, activity levels and boost wellbeing. Through a weekly programme; dance artists delivered various fun dance styles, creative tasks, partner work and cardiovascular tasks all with a veiw to aiding wait loss and boosting self esteem. Teachers, families, parents and carers were invited to take part, with log books issued to diary progress and their individual journeys of change. There is the added benefit of social interaction, new friendships made and fun time had by all.
Read the DanceFit Project Report and Findings by clicking on the link below.