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Dance Breaks

Teachers: we have a solution for restless, unfocused students. Take a Dance Break! A Dance Break is a free, fun activity that gets kids of all ages moving in the classroom. We do the work for you! Videos teach students kid-friendly dance moves to popular songs to get them up and active. After just 8-10 minutes, they'll be back at their desks, calmer and ready to learn.

Why Dance Breaks?

  • They're an easy way to do extra physical activity in the classroom, which is accociated with increased academic achievement.

  • You don’t need to be a dancer, our coaches lead the dances at every step!

  • Dance Breaks were developed with the help of teachers, are behaviorally focused, and research proven.

View all the videos here!

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