“In my Zumba class I didn’t see disability but ABILITY to be spontaneous, open and free”

NowWeMOVE Special Olympics

NowWeMOVE celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Isotta Rossoni is passionate about social causes and has volunteered for various NGOs in Italy, the UK and Malta.  In her spare time, Isotta loves to exercise and keep fit by running, practicing pilates and yoga and teaching Zumba. She believes not only that sport should be […]

Charlene’s final project to beat Malta’s inactivity problem

NowWeMOVE Malta

Malta ranked in the top positions – this should be a positive statement, but unfortunately knowing that it refers to obesity[1] and physical inactivity it is not. This is alarming to many stakeholders in the country.  Maltese people do not exercise regularly to various reasons which are resulting in an increase to the obesity problem. […]

Positive Steps towards more physical activity in Malta

NowWeMOVE Malta

Charlene Attard is a physical education teacher from Malta whose participation in the Youth on the MOVE project sparked some now project ideas of her own. Now she is working on a string of activities with partners including SportMalta and as a NowWeMOVE campaign MOVE Agent. And all this has happened over the course of […]

Malta kicks off MOVE Week with beach festival

MOVE Week Malta beach3

Following on from a successful No Elevators Day, where the Maltese Parliament closed off elevators in its building and encouraged its politicians to take the stairs, Malta has started MOVE Week with a multi-sport Beach Sports and Fitness Festival in the late spring sun. The festival marked the official opening of MOVE Week in Malta […]

SportMalta and Maltese Parliament get behind No Elevators Day

No Elevators Day_Maltese Parliament

Malta’s national sporting body, SportMalta, has got behind No Elevators Day today, closing off elevators in the Parliament of Malta. The Maltese Parliament was not the only national parliament building that got involved today – stay tuned for ISCA’s video from today’s action in the Danish Parliament. Meanwhile, you can check out SportMalta’s video below. […]

Bonnie and Blitz during MOVE Week 2014

By Roxana Chiriac, ISCA Malta was very attentive with the little ones during MOVE Week, and this year, the children aged 4-7 from all primary schools in Malta, got the chance to meet Bonnie and Blitz, two funny characters that are teaching them how to MOVE. “One thing which is very natural for kids is […]

Malta MOVEs!

Everything is set and ready to go for MOVE Week 2014 in Malta. At least 58 events are scheduled in 29 cities, the venues are arranged and the only thing that is missing is the participants. That will not be a problem, as the wide variety of events will be suited to everyone’s taste and […]