Training: Free webinar – Why dance matters: reducing inequalities and tackling inactivity

Date: Monday 25 June 2018 from 1pm -2pm

Overview and Objectives

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS ) Taking Part survey shows over 40% of girls dance outside of school and yet dance is rarely centre stage in the physical activity agenda. This webinar will:

  • Outline the case for dance in reducing gender, age and disability inequalities.
  • Summarise the evidence base and research on the health benefits of dance across the life-course.
  • Present case studies of dance programmes meeting health and wellbeing outcomes.
  • Introduce relevant data and tools demonstrating how these can be used to evidence the contribution of dance to physical activity

This hour long session will be delivered by Jan Burkhardt, Strategic Lead for Dance in Health & Wellbeing, One Dance UK and Craig Timpson, Snr Intelligence Analyst, Public Health England.

Target Audience

This webinar will be relevant to dance providers, local authority public health practitioners, sports and leisure services, schools, youth services, older peoples services, disability services; local authority social care and children’s services, health partners eg) CCGs and Community service providers.

Booking details

To register your interest in this free webinar, please here. All the online links to the webinar will be emailed to you beforehand.

Visit Dance in Health and Wellbeing website to find out more.


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