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Thriller Line Dance How To

Below are two videos created by Alex O’Brien. The first video will walk your students through the steps and counts of the Thriller line dance. The second video will lead your students through the line dance to the song Thriller.

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Check out Ryan Wiser’s Fitness Night. Ryan is an elementary teacher in the Mead School District!

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Dancing is Better

Sunscreen

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As summer approaches and the weather begins to warm up we need to be extra aware of protecting our skin from harmful ultra violet rays. Sunscreen that is SPF 30 is going to be your best bet to protect your skin. For more information visit the American Academy of Dermatology or the American Cancer Society. They are both great resources. The video below is a remake of a famous essay by Mary Schmich in 1997. She was a columnist with the Chicago Tribune. There is a lot of good advice in the video and it is worth the watch…If you don’t have time to watch it, that’s OK, just remember to wear sunscreen.

Dance Your Little Heart Out

Find time to dance this week! Dancing is one of the easiest ways to get your blood pumping, which increases the amount of oxygen to the brain. In a round about way, dancing makes you smarter! Even if it is just for a  few minutes, make an opportunity to dance, to be expressive, and to be active. We all have our own ways to be artistic and creative, which makes us each unique. Get creative, be artistic, and toss any embarrassment to the side this week…DANCE!

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” -Volitaire

Dance, Baby, Dance!