What a wonderful 2016-17 getting inactive children, active!

In 2016/17 DAZL set out to improve health & wellbeing through high quality dance and connecting with communities across Leeds. With an Income of £138,626.50 with this we was able to do the following

  • Engage 4402 young people from Leeds most deprived communities
  • Engage 2903 inactive young people doing less than 2 hour of structured physical activity per week.
  • Deliver 1990 dance sessions across Leeds
  • Engage 838 Boys across Leeds of which 700 took part in a performance. We engaged 3585 girls from Leeds most deprived communities of which 2310 took part in a performance. 56% of these girls were classed as inactive.
  • The young people took part in 99 events hosted by DAZL and other partners across Leeds, attracted a Live audience of 38377
  • In 2016-17 DAZL engaged 1718 young people in school through engaging with the school sport premium funding and 1253 were classed as inactive. We also engaged 2684 young people in our community provision which was supported by the various Local councillors and community committees. 1650 of these young people were classed as inactive.

Click here to view or download the 6 page DAZL Annual Review 1617

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  • Competitive Dance Competitive Dance DAZL Diamonds & DAZL Goldstars are the official championship winning Cheerdance / Hip-Hop Teams of DAZL.
  • Community Dance Groups Community Dance Groups Throughout the year a large number of participants have engaged with DAZL’s other activity as a direct result of being involved various programmes.
  • Disability Dance Disability Dance The DAZL VINE Cheerdance Project starting in January 2011, the aim of this programme is to deliver Cheerdance to young people between 14 and 24 years.
  • DAZL Boys DAZL Boys We offer many opportunities for boys of all ages from 3 year old upwards, in all types of styles to suit the physical aspects of dance that interest boys.
  • Schools Schools DAZL’s Active 4 Life programme aims to increase involvement of inactive children by offering a range of fun activities delivered with an inclusive ethos.

Try a DAZL dance session

Classes across Leeds for anyone aged 3 -25 years. We're here to make sure you have fun even if you've never danced before. DAZL can introduce you to all kinds of dance; Street / Cheerdance / Hip-Hop/ Breakdance/ Creative /Jazz and Contemporary and more.... Express yourself, you'll have a great time make new friends, not to mention keeping fit whilst filling you with confidence!