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National Dance Bodies Join Forces to Tackle Inactivity

A strategic collaboration between One Dance UK and People Dancing will focus first on encouraging primary schools to spend more on high quality dance.

The collaborators intend to lobby Government to show dance is an effective way of getting people more active, improving mental health and reducing social isolation. An initial focus will be on encouraging primary schools to spend more on high quality dance.

Andrew Hurst, Chief Executive of One Dance UK, said: “This important initiative builds upon One Dance UK’s advocacy programme, and we look forward to making a stronger case for dance, and to strengthening partnerships with public health, social care and education.”

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(source: English National Youth Arts Network enews)

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.