Largest 'Born to Move' class: world record set by SSID (VIDEO)
DUBAI, UAE -- Swiss International Scientific SchoolDubai (SISD), in collaboration with Stryx and Reebok, are pleased to announce that their 650 students, have set a new World Record for the Largest 'Born to Move' Class, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Using the school's new sport facilities, SISD attempted a World Record for the biggest BORN TO MOVE™ class ever held. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the largest pilates demonstration/class was achieved by 3,486 participants in an event organized by Denizli Municipality (Turkey) in Denizli, Turkey, on 2 June 2013.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest rowing class; it consisted of 191 participants rowing simultaneously and was achieved by Akademischer Sportverband Zürich (Switzerland), in Zurich, Switzerland, on 27 January 2012.
Born to Move is an exercise technique developed by group exercise guru Les Mills aimed at inspiring kids as young as two years to actively engage in fitness and various physical activities.
It is founded on the idea that all children "are born to move" and classes are geared towards achieving a lifelong love of movement, based on the kids' innate need to move and enjoy.
Swiss International Scientific School Dubai (SISD), in collaboration with Stryx and Reebok, are pleased to announce that their students, staff and parents have accepted the challenge of helping to set a World Record.
Using the school's new sport facilities, SISD attempted a World Record for the biggest BORN TO MOVE™ class ever held.
SISD head of school Beat Sommer said: "Born to Move has brought the schooling community together and inspired the young to stay active, which is all part of a balanced lifestyle that we strongly encourage at the school."
Parents, teachers, school staff and some nannies also participated in the event sponsored by Reebok and organised by Dubai-based sports and events company Stryx held at the newly opened sports field of SSID.