DASS – Dance Against Stressful Situations


Project details

Project number: 


Timespan of the project:

01/04/2022 – 01/04/2024


Program details

Financing program: 

Erasmus+ programme

Contact details

CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development




The objectives of the project are the following:

  • Foster creative and artistic responses for youth living in difficult situations; 
  • Develop artistic sensibility while promoting well-being and tackling mental and physical stress of youth; 
  • Develop the ability of self-expression; 
  • Providing long term benefits for young people by applying methodologies of dance and artistic tools; 
  • Promoting social inclusion, diversity and tolerance, as well as the intercultural dialogue;
  • Foster educational digital tools among young people, creating a safe virtual learning environment; 
  • Enhance competences of youth workers through the training on innovative methodologies;
  • Improve capacity building of youth workers and enhance high quality of youth work; 
  • Improve the impact of the organizations in the field of youth.
  • 5 transactional meetings.
  • Review of methodologies and practices applying dance and arts for empowering youth. 
  • A survey investigating youth’s discomforts. 
  • Creation of 5 educational modules, applying dance and other artistic disciplines associated with experiences lived.
  • Development of an educational online training for young people living stressful situations. 
  • Training activity for partners’ staff, on the use and application of dance and other forms of art for therapeutic purposes, to develop innovative tools for the empowerment of youth.
  • Creation of Booklet containing methodologies, practices, activities to tackle negative feelings of stressful events, addressing youth workers from dance and arts field working closely with youth. 
  • Brainstorming, development, construction, testing, and launch of a self-help mobile application for youth combining mindfulness, dance, and art. 
  • 4 local Multiplier Events and a Final event – Festival “EYTA” in France.
  • Dancing and artistic empowering training (OER)
  • DASS Booklet 
  • App Mind-yourself