Yorkshire Connection Project
Below are video from the partners involved in the Arts Council England supported project. The project includes two new pieces of choreography by Rees Dance Company, they have also provided CPD for the DAZL team and mentoring for Stephanie Dobson DAZL Community Dance Artist) Below is a quick sound bite from Steph on her experiences through the project. Part of the project includes a dance film and digital element lead by Wayne Sables.
Yorkshire Connection Show at Morley Town Hall on Wednesday 28th March 2018. The show starts at 6.15pm and involved 200 dancers including guest performances from our friends at RJC Dance and the Kick Off Boys Dance Project which is a partnership between DAZL, NSCD, Leeds City Collage and Phoenix Dance.
Tickets on Sale Now £3 Adult and £2 concessions.
Intro by DAZL Director
DAZL Community Dance Artist Stephanie Dobson, Views on project and thank you to Arts Council England
Dance Fitness for Women & Teenage Girls
This project is supported by Sport England and provides women and teenage girls in areas of deprivation from low socio-economic backgrounds across Leeds the opportunity to engage in dance fitness. We aim to increase participation and engage with 160 women throughout the year of this funding. Focusing on engaging inactive women and girls in a fun, inclusive and accessible way. The sessions will be appealing to women from all cultures as dance is so diverse.
Sessions – All sessions are priced at £1 each and run weekly, each class will last a minimum of 1 hr in local community venues in the following areas; Belle Isle, Middleton, Ebor Gardens, Bramley, Wortley, Gipton.
Why dance? Dance/ Dance Fitness such as Zumba, Cheer Fit, Dance Aerobics is proven to improve mood which improves mental health, dance also has a social element to it which alongside the activity motivates the people involved to live happier, healthier lives.
Childcare a issue? Don’t worry we also have dance/ change 4 life sessions for young people 3 years and above. So we can keep the children occupied with healthy activities whilst you get active and take time for you!
DAZL is so please to be 1 of the 26 organisations who has been supported by this fund, please read press release on the initiative https://www.sportengland.org/news-and-features/news/2018/february/15/helping-people-on-low-incomes-get-active/
For more information on how you can get involved please email [email protected] or call/ text 07519018675