Health and Wellbeing

Understanding the physical benefits of dance

Promoting positive physical activity for young people Dance, like any sport, is a valuable way to increase a young person’s level of physical activity, and with that comes many health benefits. Within my dissertation study (The Impact of delivering dance through youth work programmes), I had the opportunity to explore this in more depth and gain a broader vision of the impact…

How can we act as the positive?

The purpose of the professional: Promoting Young People’s mental health through creative arts As dance tutors, we have a responsibility and a role to teach and deliver dance activities, and with that come obvious physical health benefits that young people will feel from participating in the activities we provide. However, during my three years of professional study, I have come to realise…

Dancing through lockdown-Junior member Activities

Who says quarantine has to be lame? No studio? NO PROBLEM! The world is your stage. Below is a list of dance and music-based activities we’ve created to keep young dancers and creators busy during these strange times. Fun and games DANCE- Word search (Suitable for ages 7-10 years) Dance Dice- (Suitable for ages 5-8)– With parental supervision Movement Dice- (Suitable for…