Happy Hearts Dance Project - June, July and September 2019

Wiltshire People 1st ran sessions to support people with learning disabilities to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.
healthy cooking

Using a mix of methods and approaches, the sessions included:

  • Discussions to support participants to have a better understanding of what keeping healthy means and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, both mentally and physically.
  • Easy read accessible information on leading a healthier lifestyle.
  • Step by step guide to planning and preparing simple inexpensive nutritious meals or snacks, followed by a basic cooking skills workshop.
  • Zumba or chair exercises, depending on fitness and mobility.
I now shop for healthier foods and go out on my own more.
— Happy Hearts participant
It’s nice to learn about healthy food dishes, look at different food recipes and learn the different food groups.
— Happy Hearts participant
Wiltshire People 1st Happy Hearts Dance Project - vox pops

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Find out more about the project in this report from Wiltshire People 1st.

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This project was one of five to receive a grant from us. Read more about the other projects here. 

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