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BORN TO MOVE

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MUSIC, GAMES AND ENERGY FOR 8-12 YEAR OLDS

When it comes to learning a whole lot of cool moves from dance, martial arts and yoga this class is the way to go. Each 30 or 45-minute class is jam-packed with cool music and foundation fitness moves and fun games. The highly-trained instructors coach the best from everyone in the class, adapting their approach to match mood and energy levels so everyone ends up feeling great.

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BORN TO MOVE FOR 8-12 YEAR OLDS

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BORN TO MOVE | For ages 8 to 12 years

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WHY 8-12 YEAR OLDS LOVE BORN TO MOVE

BORN TO MOVE Benefits

Why it's important to get young people moving
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Cardio fitness and learning Check out the research Proof that cardio fitness goes hand-in-hand with better academic performance Read more here
Are school PE classes enough? Read the research School physical education can be great but studies show it’s not enough
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Exercise from an early age Read the research Discover why establishing a love of physical activity early on can pay dividends
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Why BORN TO MOVE was created? Learn about Les Mills' mission Les Mills is passionate about getting young people moving
Getting young people moving Read the research BORN TO MOVE™ has been created to get young people moving. Are we on track?

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WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW

Is BORN TO MOVE just for 8-12 year olds?

BORN TO MOVE caters for any child between the ages of 2-16 years. Each of the age-specific classes feature age-appropriate moves and music that have been tested with young people and are designed to help create positive physical habits.

Will my 8-12 year old do the same class each time?

Every BORN TO MOVE class is refreshed regularly with new music and choreography. All BORN TO MOVE instructors have a bag of tricks designed to maintain interest and engagement.

Are they simply adult LES MILLS™ classes adapted for 8-12 year olds?

BORN TO MOVE has been created specifically for young people. While it draws on Les Mills’ expertise in fitness and motivation, it offers young people an experience based on their developmental needs. Classes combine inspiration and motivation with fun movements and the power of young people’s imagination. The music and moves for the classes have been extensively tested by young people.

What makes BORN TO MOVE so credible?

BORN TO MOVE is a result of five years’ research, development and testing and is supported by a comprehensive instructor training system. Each class is carefully crafted to safely meet the unique developmental needs of that age group and draws on the latest developmental research. Of course, your child won’t notice – they’ll be too busy having fun.

Have the classes been safety approved?

The classes have been reviewed for safety and use age-appropriate moves that cater to a wide range of abilities. Facilities that licence BORN TO MOVE are required to meet Les Mills UK guidelines and regulations.

I want to know more about becoming a BORN TO MOVE instructor.

We’re looking for people with a high degree of empathy, enthusiasm and a willingness to engage with young people. We need inspirational role models who we will work with in our intensive BORN TO MOVE training modules to develop the skills necessary to engage and motivate young people.

BORN TO MOVE instructors simply need to create an account on the instructor portal and sign up to a two day initial training module. You'll walk away with the tools and techniques you need to teach an amazing, inspiring class. It's not just traditional fitness clubs that's licence BORN TO MOVE. Schools, leisure centres and local trusts can license BORN TO MOVE as well.

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I want BORN TO MOVE in my facility.

BORN TO MOVE is available to all facilities that want to cater to children. Licensing BORN TO MOVE is like licensing a regular LES MILLS group fitness programme. To ensure BORN TO MOVE creates an enjoyable, safe environment for young people and their parents, there is an increased level of support from Les Mills.

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Why is Les Mills launching a programme for young people?

We’re committed to helping people fall in love with fitness and we’re passionate about improving the next generation’s quality of life. This means establishing healthy patterns and instilling in young people the importance of keeping active throughout life.

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