Dance with PRIDE digital dance competition hosted by DAZL.

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To celebrate #PrideMonth we’re hosting a free online dance comp #DanceWithPrideDAZL 🌈 on Instagram, Sunday 28th June 2020.

You need to Create a 50sec dance & upload to your Instagram tagging @danceactionzoneleeds at your specific dance sections time throughout the day.

Their will be Solo, Sibling Duo & Parent Duo sections and a 10yrs & under division and 11yrs + division. If we have many entries we will simply add more ages divisions on the day. They will then be announced at the end of the day with all the winners. All dancers, duos will receive our fabulous rainbow certificates.🌈

Each dancer can enter only 1 division each.

We have 6 winners per section, one for every colour of the rainbow 🌈 everyone will receive Rainbow medals & certificates and we will also have some special judges choice #DanceWithPrideDAZL prizes for one lucky individual or duo from each section.

We will have two judges per section and different judges for each division. The judges will be announced at a later date.

Remember be fabulous, shine bright and their is no such thing as too much glitter, so feel free to go wild with the costumes. 🌈

We hope your all join us!

All dance schools, groups and individual dancers are welcome 🌈

Make sure you add @danceactionzoneleeds on Instagram and happy #PrideMonth everyone 🌈

Garden Groovers – Social Distancing Doorstep Dance

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DAZL & BARCA Leeds working across Bramley West Leeds – Filmed by Wayne Sables

DAZL & BARCA have been involved in the Healthy Holiday COVID-19 Fund supported by Leeds Community Foundation. The partnership has been wonderful and both organisations are committed to supporting the communities we serve. DAZL’s community focus approaches also stretches beyond dancing to food provision for families in need and to a weekly check-in phone call to parents to make sure they’re coping and offer help and advice.

“DAZL isn’t just about physical activity, although that’s at the core of what we do”

“It’s about helping young people to be healthy, whether that’s movement, healthy eating or mental health.”

Garden Groovers across the city is funded by Leeds Community Foundation‘s Healthy Holidays, Leeds Inspired and Leeds Public Health.

DAZL get south Leeds dancing in the streets – filmed by Wayne Sables

The Residents of Intake Square were the first South Leeds, dancing in the street part of our Garden Groovers project.

Garden Groovers is a one hour outdoor dance session, led by DAZL’s professional dance leaders. You don’t have to travel and you can keep your safe ‘social distance’ whilst you make your moves. It’s an easy class that anyone of any age can join in, or you can just come to your gate and clap along to the music.

Ian Rodley, DAZL’s Director, said:

“The sessions have been really successful, we had 70 people engaged at Intake Square, it was fantastic.

“I want say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has been involved and especially  the Youth & Community Team at BARCA who have been brilliant.

“We just want to get people together, get them dancing and having fun. If you want Garden Groovers on your street, get in touch.

Sessions are already lined up for Nesfield Gardens, Sissons Road, Lingwell Approach and Windmill Road in South Leeds. Session in Harehills and Seacroft planned too.

If you want Garden Groovers on your street contact [email protected] or call/text 07519018675

10 week online DAZL Dance Fitness Program

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Here are some at home workouts you can do at home from the DAZL Dance Fitness Team. Each session is 20min long and aimed at getting the whole family moving. This program is supported by the DAZL Family Health Living Program commissioned by Leeds Public Health. You can visit www.facebook.com/danceactionzoneleeds and via our vimeo channel www.vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds

We have created easy to follow routines’ which can fit around your day. Why not work through the videos, once you get comfortable with one just move onto the next one. Please do let us know how you get on! visit www.dazl.org.uk or find us on social media.

Facebook – Like @danceactionzoneleeds
Instagram- Follow @danceactionzoneleeds
Twitter – Follow @DAZL_Leeds

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DAZL Annual Review 2019-20

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DAZL Inferno at Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2020

A message from DAZL Director Ian Rodley “This year has been an exciting time for Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL) with so many achievements. DAZL has continued to use dance as a creative pathway to improve the health & wellbeing of 6150 people, engaging with 5917 individuals across our established Leeds programme and working with 233 individuals from our newly established Wakefield programme. Our focus on dance and community development has enabled DAZL to  connect with 52 schools and with communities in 24 of the 33 Leeds City Council Wards and, so far, 4 of the 21 Wakefield District Council Wards. It really has been an amazing year and I am proud of everyone who has played their part in our success, our participants, our staff and our partners. I hope you enjoy reading about our year”

DAZL COVID-19 Food & Physical Activity Provision

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DAZL – COVID-19 Healthy Holidays

DAZL in partnership with Fare Share Yorkshire and Leeds Public Health part of the COVID-19 Healthy Holidays provision, We will be providing up to 40 families maximum from South Leeds LS10 & LS11 posts code each week with food for nutritious meals, food parcels. The DAZL team will be following government guidelines and social distancing measures whilst distributing food from Middleton Community Centre, Middleton Park Avenue, Leeds, LS10. Collections 1-3pm on Monday and for those people who cant leave their homes we can arrange delivery.  

We cant guarantee what food will be in the parcels but their will be enough for a few days meals for a familyThis service will be on offer for 15 weeks starting Monday 27th April 2020. 

What else is in my weekly parcel? Food for the familyDance at home activity pack to keep family activeChange 4 Life activity pack and recipe sheet to keep family healthyChildren’s at home activitiesDAZL Online FREE dance activities for those who can access the internet
For information on Fare Share Yorkshire and how you can get involved to support their work during the challenges of COVID-19 visit  https://fareshare.org.uk/fareshare-centres/yorkshire/
Please contact Amy & Chrisie via email – [email protected] or Call/Text 07519018675 they will then ask you some simple questions for our monitoring and coordinate our offer. 

#DAZLonline FREE Dance Activity

The team at DAZL have worked hard to put activities together with the support of our funders Public Health, [email protected], Street Games, Sport England and Leeds Community Foundation. We are thinking of you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. We are really impressed with how you have engaged with this process and if anyone has any suggestions please do let us know. 
What is on offer from DAZL whilst I am at home?Facebook LIVE sessions and Zoom Room sessions – this is advertised on your groups page and via our social media platforms. Weekly 20min family dance fitness released every Sunday at 11am on our Vimeo Channel www.vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds Dance activity videos via Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Vimeo and Instagram. The children and families then upload their progression to their individual Facebook groups or just simply upload under the various video/ activity posts.What if I do not attend a DAZL Session and cant go onto the private social media groups?You must fill out an online consent form https://dazl.wufoo.com/forms/dazl-consent-form-dazl-online-consent-form/You must then be able to answer the security question for the group.Groups are monitored by the DAZL team and and comment or upload has to be agreed by a DAZL Staff/ Team member.You can only add yourself to the your local session (Dose not include DAZLdance-fit 14yrs+ this is city wide) or you can join in on the general open activities to all on the main page. 
#DAZLonline activity at home disclaimer 

DAZL strongly recommend that you consult your doctor before undertaking any changes in your physical activity regime. DAZL and the team take no responsibility for any personal loss or injury caused whilst you participate in our #DAZLonline activities.  Please make sure the area around you is clear of any hazards before starting any of the activities. Stay hydrated and be aware of you body and surroundings. 

#StaySafe #StayAtHomeSaveLives Listen To The Experts! We cant wait to see you all soon.

Love Team DAZL #DAZLfamily 
 
Weekly COVID-19 Online Activity
DAZL Upload video each week on our Vimeo Channel www.vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds this is the latest family Dance-Fit from the DAZL team and our newest member Darren Murphy

DAZL Online Dance Fitness

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Here are some at home workouts you can do at home from the DAZL Dance Fitness Team. You can also visit www.facebook.com/danceactionzoneleeds and via our vimeo channel www.vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds

Please do let us know how you all get on!

DAZL Online Activity Program

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DAZL is committed to ensuring all our groups across Leeds and Wakefield continue to get dance activity. We have uploaded the full program here http://dazl.org.uk/calendar/ we have something for everyone.

to access these activities you must fill out an online consent form and chose your session.

Instruction on adding yourself to a activity

Step 1: Go on to the DAZL website calendar page http://dazl.org.uk/calendar/ find the online session you wish to attend

Step 2: add yourself the the DAZL Facebook by liking the page  www.facebook.com/danceactionzoneleeds

Step 3: Complete this simple online  consent forms  https://dazl.wufoo.com/forms/dazl-consent-form-dazl-online-consent-form/ they then just select the session to get access to the private Facebook groups.  

Step 4: using the link for each session on the DAZL calendar to access your private group link click on the link  once you fill out your consent form and clicked on your link you will asked to answer the two security question.

Step 5: This will be reviewed, checked with consent form and then admin team will make decision to approve or not.   

What if i miss my session? Don’t worry if your in the private group the live-stream video will be their. If you in a Zoom room you will have missed the class.

Will you upload any other sessions to Youtube or Vimeo? Yes will upload a 20min family dance fitness session and a 30min introduction to dance session weekly on our Vimeo. www.vimeo.com/danceactionzonleeds we are also uploading activities to our YouTube channel too www.youtube.com/dazldiamonds so make sure you subscribe to both.

Thank you, stay safe and lots of love from us all at DAZL

Dance with Mason from DAZL part of #DAZLonline

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STARTING TOMORROW

We have the amazing DAZL Diamond Head Coach Mason Jubb will be delivering a fun, energetic 30min session.

Every Monday, Wednesday & Fridays at 11am

Why not join in the fun and this could also go towards all the families physical activity/ PE. Please login at 11am from your homes part of #DAZLonline www.facebook.com/danceactionzoneleeds

Thanks – Team DAZL

Covid-19 & DAZL Online Plans

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#DAZLonline

Whilst we are all at home and cant get out to face to face sessions with DAZL, the team at Dance Action Zone Leeds & DAZL Wakefield have worked hard to put some resources and activities together. We are thinking of you all have created a series of Facebook groups for your sessions. Most people have accepted these and joined the groups already. We are really impressed with you and how you have engaged with this process and if anyone has any suggestions please dont let us know. 
What will be on offer whilst I am at home?

  • Online dance challenges for children and families to upload to their individual Facebook groups or just simply upload under the various videos.
  • Session videos and tutorials will be upload for you all to practice
  • Weekly 20min family dance fitness
  • Warm-up, Cool Down and Individual skills dance activity Videos
  • Facebook LIVE sessions and Zoom Room sessions – this will be advertised on your groups page and via our social media. 

What if I do not attend a DAZL Session and cant go onto the private social media groups?

  1. You must fill out an online consent form
  2. You must then be able to answer the security question for the group.
  3. Groups are monitored by the DAZL team and and comment or upload has to be agreed by a DAZL Staff/ Team member.
  4. You can only add yourself to the your local session or you can join in on the general open activities to all. 

What social media platforms will you be using?

  • Facebook – @danceactionzoneleeds and @dazl_wakefield
  • Twitter – @DAZL_Leeds & @DAZL_Wakefiled
  • Instagram – @danceactionzoneleeds and @dazl_wakefield
  • Vimeo – (Video Channel) www.vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds 
  • YouTube – (Video Channel) www.youtube.com/dazldiamonds 

Stay in contact

You can also email [email protected] or Whattsapp your progression on 07519018675 

#DAZLonline activity at home disclaimer 

DAZL strongly recommend that you consult your doctor before undertaking any changes in your physical activity regime. DAZL and the team take no responsibility for any personal loss or injury caused whilst you participate in our #DAZLonline activities.  Please make sure the area around you is clear of any hazards before starting any of the activities. Stay hydrated and be aware of you body and surroundings. 

Stay Safe, Stay At Home, Listen To The Experts! We cant wait to see you all soon.

Love Team DAZL #DAZLfamily 

#DAZLonline

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Hi DAZL Family

Whilst we all deal with the horrible COVID-19 we have put together activities, challenges etc for you to do at home.

The DAZL Director Ian Rodley will do a weekly update on what is on offer and where you can access this and get involved.

We will be using our Vimeo and YouTube channels to communicate and upload content. For activity sessions visit https://vimeo.com/danceactionzoneleeds Whilst people are home you can also login to Facebook and join the various community online groups. If you are not a current member you wont be able to be added without filling out the necessary online consent form and protection questions. All groups are private and managed by the DAZL Community Team. All posts are monitored and have to be agreed by the moderators from DAZL.

You can access the DAZL YouTube Channel here https://www.youtube.com/user/dazldiamonds/