Exercising doesn't always have to be going to the gym and spending 30 minutes on a treadmill or doing 20 push-ups and curl-ups everyday. You can get your exercise by just moving to a rhythm and a beat! DaFoH is a new CHAPS initiative targeting to create awareness about the art of dancing and aiming to get kids excited about fitness and exercise. Dancing is one of the best fitness activities you can do for your body as you get a whole body workout and burn a lot of calories and fat!
According to the 'Better Health Channel' dancing has benefits including:
DaFoH was introduced at the CHAPS 2018 third annual conference. We had the opportunity to see one of our local, competitive Bhangra teams, Virginia School of Bhangra!
Dance For Health
Popular Types of Dance Include:
making American schools healthy, one child at a time
CHAPS is a non-profit organization that aims to enable and empower school going children to make healthier choices. We cooperate with our local policy makers, business leaders, health experts, and children in which we give our community a platform to come together and share knowledge, experiences, and solutions about one of the most distressing problems in the 21st century - childhood obesity.
CHAPS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization