MLK - A Wellness Success Story by Deanna Burks

Dane Fitness and YMCA of Middle Tennessee teamed to provide a new fitness center for MLK Magnet School, which consists of greater than half economically disadvantaged students.

The idea behind the new center is to provide wellness for students and faculty and staff, not just student-athletes. “This space will be for everyone,” says Dane Burks, owner of Dane Fitness. His company donated fitness equipment and renovated the space.

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School Wellness Centers Teach Lifetime Fitness by Deanna Burks

Dr. Tina Bozeman, PE and Wellness Teacher at MLK Magnet School, says the new center and equipment will instill being physically fit in her students so they carry the desire into adulthood. “I want to provide my students with knowledge and skills to be fit for a lifetime.”

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