Shedding those unwanted pounds with little effort and lots
of fun. We want to fight against heart dieases, diabets, hypertension and other health issues that are rampant in our community.
is necessary to keep our bodies healthy. In FFL dance fitness
classes, we provide health and fitness assistance through
low and high-impact dance aerobics and line dancing to induce
a fun cardio workout.
FIT for Life Campaign Against Obesity
in Our Youth-IOY will host its first ever FIT for Life Obesity
Campaign to curtail obesity in children and adults of all
ages. This multifaceted program targets obesity using a Fun,
Inspiring, Team-oriented (FIT) approach through music, informational
classes on nutrition, and personal coaches. The FIT campaign
offers an engaging method of exercising without the labor
of intensive workouts like going to the gym but with the same
qualifying results. “Our method of choice to target
overweight issues in a fun way is through music and dance,”
said lead Flirty Girl Instructor and IOY Director, Alma Venisee.
markets in major metropolitan cities use a format of line-dancing
to today’s music infused with hits from our favorite
eras to engage participants and keep them interested in
exercising,” Venisee added. These unconventional formats
have been instrumental in thousands of people shedding the
unwanted pounds with little effort and lots of fun. “It
doesn’t seem like a workout at all and the time passes
quickly because you’re amongst friends and simply
dancing your worries and pounds away,” Venisee shared.
for Life joins Michelle Obama’s “Let’s
Move” campaign to end childhood and adult obesity.
Research indicates that 15% of American children aged 6-19
have a body weight that is 20% higher than the advised weight
range suggested for a child of their height. Venisee stated
the myths of obesity being baby fat or a childhood stage
a child will grow out of must be dispelled. Obesity is a
serious medical condition and threat to the physical, emotional,
and social development of entire generations. Strong measures
must be taken to combat the damage obesity can cause in
the lives of our children and even extended the lives of
their parents. Ailments that generally affect people struggling
to maintain a healthy weight include chronic diseases such
as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, especially