Agilité, équilibre, coordination des mouvements, expression corporelle… difficile de trouver mieux que la danse pour aider les enfants à développer leur littératie physique. Selon le rapport Canadian Youth Sports Report de 2014, 625 500 jeunes canadiens âgés de 3 à 17 ans pratiquaient la danse en décembre 2013. C’est plus que le hockey et presqu’autant que le soccer! Côté adultes, plus d’un million de Canadiens prenaient des cours de danse ou participaient à des spectacles de danse dans leur communauté en 2004 (source : Conseil des arts du Canada).

Tous les styles de danse jouent un rôle important en littératie physique. Curieux d’en savoir plus? Jetez un œil à ces articles et à ces activités :

La pratique de la danse a aidé la surfeuse des neiges canadienne Spencer O’Brien à « prendre conscience de son corps »

La surfeuse des neiges canadienne Spencer O’Brien déclare devoir sa carrière à son père. Pêcheur commercial de saumon sur la côte ouest du Canada, il l’a inscrite à des cours lorsqu’elle avait 11 ans et s’y est par la suite mis lui-même. « Aucun de mes amis ne surfait lorsque j’étais jeune, alors j’ai passé beaucoup de temps … Continued

A diverse young group of students practice in musical theatre and ballet combo dance class

La danse favoriserait le développement des habiletés socio-affectives chez l’enfant

5, 6, 7, 8. Pour certains, ce sont simplement des chiffres, pour d’autres, de la danse. Peu importe les styles, hip hop ou ballet, tous jouent un rôle important dans le développement des habiletés motrices fondamentales comme l’agilité, l’équilibre et la coordination. Mais la danse cacherait-elle d’autres atouts? Selon cet article publié par The Atlantic (version … Continued

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