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Chance To Dance

Each year Movema provide 4-8 training opportunities for people who are refugees and asylum seekers. Our offer supports the development of professional skills, towards becoming Dance Leaders in their communities. Funded by Our Liverpool grant awarded by Liverpool City Council.

Dancing since a kid back home at school. I wanted to do these dance activities. When I am going through a lot, music dancing to lift mood and God and faith helps me, happiness comes from deep in side you. I get to meet new people
doing Movema activities.

Chance to Dance participant

We carried out a participant survey via phone and email, of those that responded;

100% increased activity levels 
100% felt less isolated
100% took part in cultural, heritage and sport activities that celebrated their own culture, talents and contributions? 
100% felt more socially connected
100% improved mental and physical health
100% felt their self-confidence improved as a result of the project
50% Progressed to further training or employment, those that didn’t identified COVID-19 as a hindering factor

Programme includes:
10 hours training
10 hours of shadowing
10 hours of co-teaching
10 hours teaching practice
Supporting dance groups