Healthy mind in a healthy body
Start date: Aug 1, 2015,
End date: Feb 29, 2016
"Healthy mind in a healthy Body” is a non-formal program for young people aged between 16 and 25 years. The program was hosted by association Piedzivojumu parks in (Latvia) in partnership with, organizations from Poland, Lithuania and Italy. A key aim of the program was to introduce youngsters with healthy lifestyle basic principles, during the exchange learn to apply those principles in real life, discover how healthy lifestyle impacts personal development and social inclusion/exclusion.
To achieve these aims, the program of the exchange project employed non-formal education methods in order to reveal term healthy lifestyle, work in groups, discussions, participants learned to cook healthy food and practiced different sport activities.
Project promotes healthy life style habits between youth and improves their basic skills. Program encouraged participants to become more active and socially responsible members of society. Methods like learning by doing, workshops, presentation of group work and work together were uesed. This youth exchange was held in Kekava region (Latvia) and was running over nine days, from the 22nd till 30th August 2015. The exchange had 25 participants including their leaders.
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