the region are calling on you to get active with a new healthy campaign. "Move 2 Health" aims to get central Virginians
up, moving, and living healthier each day.
To participate, you're
encouraged to spend at least 30 minutes every day being active in any way you
can - by biking, walking, going to the gym, swimming, or even playing outdoors.
Ike Anderson, the dance
instructor from the Music Resource Center, is getting his students involved by
doing hip-hop dance. The students made a video
for first lady Michelle Obama, inviting her to Charlottesville to see how their
participation in "Move 2 Health," is contributing to her national
"Let's Move Campaign."
"I don't think people
consider dancing a workout until you've been doing it for 45 minutes and you're
sweating, you're out of breath and part of you wants to sit down but you know
you can't stop dancing to that beat," Anderson said.
However you choose to get
active, you can log your hours online on the "Move 2 Health" website, where
there's also a calendar of upcoming "Opportunities to Move" in our
The kickoff to the
"Move 2 Health" challenge is Friday evening at the n'Telos Wireless Pavilion
during Fridays After Five. Students from the Music
Resource Center will be performing a hip-hop dance during intermission from the