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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 teachers 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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WHY 8-12 YEAR OLDS LOVE BORN TO MOVE

  • IT'S FUN

    We all get bored sometimes, but that won’t happen in this class. Whether it’s learning new moves, mastering a game or singing along to hit songs, fun comes first. We guarantee that there’s tons of it. Anyone can do the moves and it's easy to get them right. Plus, there’s new music and moves every few months, so it's always changing!

  • IT’S SOCIAL

    Everything is more fun with friends – bring your friends or make new ones! You'll gain strength and confidence from exercising in a group and feel motivated to push yourself just that little bit further.

  • IT HAS COOL MUSIC

    Rudimental, Katy Perry, One Direction and AfroJack ... this is just taste of the track list.

WHY PARENTS OF 8-12 YEAR OLDS LOVE BORN TO MOVE

  • IT MOVES BODIES AND MINDS

    Dancing, punching, kicking, core training, yoga and more… Featuring moves from eight movement categories this class helps develop a wide variety of motor skills. Your child will improve coordination, build endurance and strength, increase flexibility, relax and have loads of fun. It doesn't matter if they are involved in sport or not – the moves are easy to follow and will develop skills that set them up for a lifetime of physical activity.

  • HIGHLY-TRAINED TEACHERS

    BORN TO MOVE teachers undergo an extensive training, assessment and certification process. They are trained in child development, the child-centered teaching model, and how to keep children stimulated and engaged with compassion and kindness. Teachers regularly receive fresh music and choreography. This new class content is always extensively tested by our harshest critics – kids themselves – to be sure it’s fun and safe.

  • STRUCTURE

    BORN TO MOVE provides structured, fun fitness classes your child will love. There are objectives and learning outcomes for each class, but your child will be having too much fun to notice that they are learning – it’s also a great way for you to have some guilt-free 'me time'!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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 teachers 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 teacher 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 country-specific guidelines and regulations.

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

We’re looking for people with a high degree of empathy, enthusiasm and a willingness to engage with young people. We need role models and role players 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 teachers simply need to be associated with a licensed BORN TO MOVE facility. This doesn’t have to be a traditional fitness club. Schools, kindergartens, childcare centers and community centers 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 program. 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 program 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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