Student Well-Being

Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary

By Bryan Toporek — February 09, 2012 1 min read

First lady Michelle Obama was in a dancing mood today to celebrate the two-year anniversary of her “Let’s Move” campaign, which aims to reduce obesity in U.S. youths.

Roughly 14,000 Iowa students from grades 6 through 9 joined in on the festivities with Ms. Obama today, according to the Let’s Move Twitter account.

To commemorate the two-year anniversary of “Let’s Move,” Ms. Obama and the students in attendance all did the “Interlude Dance,” created and popularized by students at the University of Northern Iowa. (There’s a video of Ms. Obama’s “Interlude” performance at the bottom of this post, via the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.