NEWS

A TRAINING UNDER THE BALANCED LIVING THROUGH HEALTHY NUTRITION HABIT PROJECT WAS HELD AT THE ST. KOZMA AND DAMYAN MONASTERY
02.08.2021
In the period 18-24 July 2021, at the "St. Kozma and Damyan” Monastery, Bulgarian Sports Development Association implemented a training under the "Balanced Living through Healthy Nutrition Habit" project, organized in partnership with the leadership of the monastery, Sunday School at the Church of the Nativity in Mladost 3, Sofia, the Association of Bulgarians with Asthma, Allergy and COPD (ABBA).

The event was attended by over 40 children and young people who participated in educational and sports activities focused on various aspects of the overall healthy lifestyle (sports, physical activity and healthy nutrition).

The specific activities set as a goal in the project are the following:
1) Analysis of successful practices of youth education in Sport participation, physical activity and health-enhancing nutrition. The analysis is going to cover the sports sectors, NGOs, fitness and nutritionists (facilities, experts and practitioners);
2) Production of a good practices Handbook;
3) Creation of a Training Format for mixed groups of professionals (Sport Coaches/Trainers, NGO Trainers, Nutrition practitioners) providing them with the methods of non-formal learning to convey a holistic practice of healthy lifestyle to the youth;
4) Implementation of local trainings for professionals at the level of each partner country/organization;
5) Implementation of local activities with disadvantaged young people (10 from each country) in each partner country/organization. The activities are going to include the implementation of a non-formal education program focused on various aspects of the overall healthy lifestyle (sport, physical activity and healthy nutrition);
6) Creation of a Textbook for operators across sectors to promote healthy lifestyles among the youth through non-formal learning;
7) Implementation of awareness-raising activities at local level, targeted at young people, communities, educational institutions and stakeholders in the field of sport, nutrition and physical activity;
8) Project Web Platform in multiple languages storing project information and educational contents.

Balanced Living through Healthy Nutrition Habit project is co-funded under the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.