The music of hip hop duo OutKast blared in the dim lighting of The Howard School gymnasium on a Monday evening in April. More than 100 Chattanoogans grooved as the electrical outlets powered DJ Keenan Daniels’ booming sound system.
“One, two, hands up, let’s go!” fitness trainer Tobe Taylor shouted as the microphone faded and power surged. The crowd jogged in unison to the beat.
But they were there to do more than jumping jacks, air punches and high kicks. The group is on a mission to build healthier communities, particularly in the under-resourced areas of Chattanooga that face significant health challenges. And the movement is growing. . .Click here to read the full article!