Health and Wellbeing

GX Podcast- ‘Say it how it is’

Creative Discussion around life in South Wales. The team at G-Expressions are proud to introduce ‘Say it how it is!’- a new podcast discussing anything from the biggest headlines to the smallest… a safe space for creators, performers and aspirational young people aged 11-25years, a platform without judgement where you can have your voice heard. ‘Say it how it is’ is a…

Thank you from us!

As 2020 comes to a close, we at G-Expressions would like to wish all the fantastic agencies that we have worked with this decade a great seasonal holiday. The support from partners, funders and supporting agencies has been invaluable for our work over the last 10 years and has helped G-Expressions flourish. We would also like to thank family and friends that…

HALLOWEEN LOCKDOWN 2020

Every year our sister organisation Urban Circle Newport hosts a Halloween-themed music event that is of interest to an age range between 11yrs-17yr olds… However, with new lockdown procedures in place and the current climate we are all working in, like with many things, Youth Workers were required to transition onto a digital platform that enabled them to still be able to…

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…