October 01, 2013 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL. - Kinderdance International Inc. based in Melbourne, FL. announces today that its franchisees have seen steady growth in sales for the 2012-2013 year.
“While that is fabulous news for all of our franchisees I would like to point out that it means that more children have benefited from our movement programs in the nations fight against childhood obesity,” “For young children, movement, music and dance are natural tools for fitness, learning and communicating while expressing their feelings,” says Kinderdance® President, CEO Richard Maltese.
Kinderdance® believes the growth in business is a result of recent focus on childhood obesity in young children. “The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake," says
First Lady Michelle Obama at the Let’s Move! Launch on February 9, 2010.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Parents are looking for programs such as Kinderdance® to offer movement, fitness and nutrition education for their children.
Kinderdance’s® offers five high quality and affordable movement programs in childcare centers, fitness centers, schools, and other viable locations in their community. “We go to where the children are, and the parents enjoy this convenience,” says Kinderdance® President, CEO Richard Maltese. “That is why we continue to grow our programs attract parents and Kinderdance’s® keeps kids moving”.
Kinderdance® is a nationally recognized dance, gymnastics and fitness program for children age’s two to twelve. Their 129 Franchisees currently teach over 12,000 children weekly at over 800 various locations in 35 states and 8 countries.
Kinderdance® places emphasis on building self-confidence and self-esteem in children through learning to share, lead, interact and respond to others’ needs as well as their own. The programs incorporate the arts, movement, education, music, fitness and the fun of learning into a young child’s life and helping in the worldwide fight against childhood obesity.
For more information on Kinderdance® please contact Richard Maltese at 800-554-2334 or visit their website at www.kinderdance.com.
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