Jazzercise to Raise Funds for NAMI During Thunder Half Time Show

Jazzercise Edmond is fundraising for NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness with a Half Time Performance for Thunder. The performance is at the April 2nd game and practice sessions are every Sunday evening 5:35p at Jazzercise Edmond. 140 Jazzercisers are dancing and over 300 are supporting/sponsoring.

Edmond, OK, March 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Local Jazzercisers from all over the metro area will help energize the crowd at Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA game, April 2nd 7:00pm when they give a live demonstration of the largest dance-fitness program in the world for the half time show at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK.

Jazzercisers are using this opportunity to raise funds for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, through sponsorships and fundraising activities as well as contributions by each of the over 100 performers. NAMI supports families and individuals affected by mental illness. “We know how important it is not only to address physical health benefits but also to promote emotional health,” says Stacy Bozarth, owner of Jazzercise Edmond. “We always strive to infuse an overall ‘feel good’ factor into every workout as well as include cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.” Jazzercisers from centers all over the metro area will be participating in the halftime performance dedicated to NAMI. In addition to organizing this event, Jazzercise Edmond will be participating in another event, the 9th annual 5 K NAMI walk, kicking off the walk with a fun Jazzercise warm up. “We are proud to be a part of raising funds and awareness for NAMI at the walk as well as with our halftime performance for the NBA,” says Stacy Bozarth.

About NAMI NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need. For more information contact Gail Israel at 405-230-1900 gail@namioklahoma.org.

About Jazzercise Jazzercise is the workout program which offers a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing movements, and has positively affected millions of people worldwide. Judi Sheppard Missett, who turned her love of jazz dance into a worldwide dance exercise phenomenon, founded the Jazzercise dance fitness program in 1969. She has advanced the business opportunities of women and men in the fitness industry by growing her program into an international franchise business that today, hosts a network of 7,500 instructors teaching more than 32,000 classes weekly in 32 countries. For more information about Jazzercise Edmond contact us at (405) 359-8088. For worldwide class information, go to jazzercise.com or call (800) FIT-IS-IT.

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