DASS – Dance Against Stressful Situations

Project Number: 2021-2-FR02-KA220-YOU-000048187
Timespan of the Project: 01/04/2022 – 01/04/2024

Project E-mail: info@ceipes.org


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
Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.
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