Celebrating National Dance Day with EnergYve Fitness & All We Want is LOVE

by Amelia Old
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Join my family and I as we dance our way to being fit while supporting one of my favorite organizations-All We Want is LOVE.


Jul. 23, 2013 – Charlotte,NC-  Local cardio funk instructor and founder of EnergYve Fitness, Lem Houston, will celebrate the 4th Annual National Dance Day on July 27th by hosting a free family dance event. In exchange for enjoying this morning of dance fun, EnergYve Fitness encourages attendees to vote for  Jillian Mourning from All We Want is LOVE  in the upcoming Do Something Awards which will air on VH1 on July 31st.

On July 27th, Houston along with his cardio funk followers will dance their way to being fit  while encouraging the support of All We Want is LOVE. This one hour free event will begin at 9am at the Promenade on Providence located at 10844 Providence Rd Charlotte, NC 28277. Attendees will participate in cardio funk which is a high energy hip hop dance class that can burn up to 900 calories in one hour.

National Dance Day was originally created by Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer and judge for TV’s So You Think You Can Dance) that encourages the nation, young and old, to move. Individuals, families, organizations and communities across the nation come together through their creative expression in dance.


Jillian Mourning from the Charlotte organization, All We Want is LOVE, was recently named one of five finalists in the VH1 Do Something Awards. From now until July 31st, fans have the opportunity to cast their vote for Mourning and All We Want is LOVE by texting JILLIAN to 38383. Each vote will bring Mourning one step closer to the grand prize of a $100,000 grant which will aid her in her fight against human trafficking.

About EnergYve Fitness

At EnergYve Fitness our goal is to help individuals change their lives through fitness and nutrition. We believe it is important to incorporate exercise and healthy living into your daily routine. We create a fun and challenging fitness experience by using a variety of techniques and classes. In addition we help support your transformation on other levels including organic nutrition and meal plan options, as well as massage therapy. Our belief is that by creating an atmosphere of fun and fitness we can help people change their lives and achieve their goals. 

About All We Want is LOVE and Jillian Mourning

Jillian Mourning, a former victim of human trafficking, launched All We Want is LOVE in July 2012 with the mission to educate the general public about sex trafficking within the U.S, empower and provide emotional liberation for victims of trafficking. Mourning also provides training to those who may come in contact with trafficked victims. All We Want is LOVE has assisted in the rescue of three models from sex trafficking and has distributed 12,000 bars of soap labeled with the National Sex Trafficking Hotline to hotels during a PGA Golf tournament which resulted in five cases being reported. With the most recent soap event targeting gas stations and truck stops. In the day of deliveries alone, two cases were identified and reported.

About The Do Something Awards

DoSomething.org has been honoring the nation’s best young world-changers under 25 since 1996. On July 31st at 8:00pm EST five nominees will appear on the Do Something Awards on VH1 and be rewarded with a community grant, media coverage and continued support from DoSomething.org. The grand prize winner will receive $100,000.

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