Everybody has heard of ParticipACTION right? Remember those commercials? Well, they're doing some great things these days!
One of those great things is an initiative called Sogo Active.
Since the fall of 2008, Sogo Active has been engaging teens to lead more active lifestyles. Presented by Coca-Cola Canada in collaboration with ParticipACTION, a network of provincial/territorial coordinators and approximately 1,500 local Community Host organizations, Sogo Active has inspired almost 19,000 Canadian youth to get moving and now offers the Sogo Active Challenge —asking youth to challenge themselves and their friends to find new reasons and new opportunities to get active.
At www.sogoactive.com, you will see more educational messaging about the physical inactivity crisis and the support and information youth need to find, join or create ongoing physical activity Challenges and one-time events.
We invite parents to visit the Sogo Active website to familiarize themselves with the issue and the Sogo Active opportunity.
Many parents think their kids are active, but the reality is that only 12% of our children and youth are active enough to meet Canada's guidelines. The goal of Sogo Active is to solve Canada's inactivity crisis by encouraging youth to incorporate activity into their daily lives.
The challenge is to get youth up and do something active for 90 minutes a day. Youth don't need to go from zero to 90 minutes right away - including a bit more activity each day is an effective way of becoming more active for life.
In light of the need for our young people to work toward a healthier lifestyle, we at Groove Studios have put together our own initiative - we are offering summer
Latin and Ballroom and Hip Hop classes during the day for Junior Groovers! ....and just in case you didn't know...we also offer Baby Groove and Budding Ballroom (Walkers to Age 5), and Groove Kids (Ages 6-12)
Please help us bring as many tweens and teens to the amazing social, high energy and healthy world of dance this summer! Share our Lesson Information page with everyone you know - because everyone you know, knows someone who has a tween or a teen!
Let's get our kids DANCING!