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D A N C E
Bring appropriate footwear to the dance classes.
4 . Z U M B A
A total-body cardio and aerobic workout based
on latino dance music, salsa, merengue, cumbia,
mambo, flamenco, samba, reggaeton etc. Loud
music and a lot of fun!
1 . H I P H O P
5 . H O U S E D A N C E
A street dance style primarily performed to hiphop
music. It includes a wide range of styles
primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s
and made popular by dance crews in the United
House dance is a social dance and street dance
primarily danced to house music, that has roots in
the clubs of Chicago and of New York. The main
elements of House dance include "Footwork",
"Jacking", and "Lofting".
2 . A F R O
6 . B E Y O N C É D A N C E
Learn to dance to the rythm of he African drums!
More than a fun and inspiring workout, African
dance communicates emotions, celebrates rites
of passage, and helps strengthening the bonds
between the workshop participants.
Beyonce's dance moves are legendary and may be
one-of-a-kind, but everybody's doing it - and so
It is best to wear soft and comfortable clothing
and bring shoes for dancing.
3 . D A N C E H A L L
7 . S P E C I A L C H O R E O G R A P H Y
Dancehall dance is a very catchy street
style dancing and has developed during street
parties in Jamaica. Many dance moves seen in hip
hop videos are actually variations of dancehall
If you want to work with your team, practice your
team routine, get inspired and receive feedback,
this is your workshop! Just remember to bring
G Y M N A S T I C S
1 2 . L A R G E T R A M P O L I N E
TeamGym is a popular team sport in Iceland. It
includes three different disciplines:
trampet, tumbling and floor.
In the TeamGym workshops all the groups are
presenting the routines they have learned during the
8 . T E A M G Y M F L O O R , A L L L E V E L S
On floor you will learn a choreographic routine to
music, by combining gymnastic elements and
dance with some acrobatic elements. At the end
you will be able to perform a short floor routine.
9 . T E A M G Y M T U M B L E &
T R A M P E T - B A S I C L E V E L
If you haven't tried TeamGym you should try this.
In trampette you will run towards a small
trampoline and jump. There will be focus on
fundamental jumps and progressions towards
single saltos with a twists.
In tumbling there will be focus on fundamental
tumbling elements and progressions towards
1 0 . T E A M G Y M T U M B L E -
A D V A N C E D
In tumbling you will get the opportunity to try new
tumbling elements and focus on progression
towards double saltos.
Let’s jump! Basic skills on large trampoline
according to the group's skill level.
1 3 . A R T I S T I C G Y M N A S T I C S
Swing on bars, jump on vault and do all kinds of
tricks on floor! Skills will be thought according to
the groups skill level.
1 4 . A C R O B A T I C G Y M N A S T I C S
Another way to practice gymnastics with friends.
It consists on doing pyramids : climb on partners,
realise some acrobatic elements, and have fun
with other gymnasts.
1 5 . A E R O B I C G Y M N A S T I C S
Aerobic Gymnastics is the perfect sport for active
people with energy to burn. It involves performing
high intensity movement patterns to heart
pounding music. There will be sweat!
M A R T I A L A R T
These are indoor activities
1 1 . T E A M G Y M T R A M P E T -
A D V A N C E D
For those who already master doubles on the
trampette and want to learn more! Progression
towards double saltos with twists.
1 6 . K A R A T E
Kumite, Dojo Kun, Kata and Kihon, we will learn
new skills from this beautiful martial art! Kicking,
striking, and defensive blocking with arms and legs.
1 7 . G L I M A
Traditional Icelandic wrestling that you can
not try anywhere except in Iceland! Players grip
their opponent by the waist and attempt to throw
them to the ground using technique rather than
B A L L G A M E S
2 0 . B A D M I N T O N
How quick are your feet? With good motor
coordination, strength and speed, badminton is
about using the rackets to hit a shuttlecock across
a net. Let’s do single and double and have a lot of
2 1 . S T R E E T B A L L
Three on three, basketball at the streets of
Reykjavik where most general rules
are ignored and style is encouraged. A fun contact
sport to play with friends.
2 2 . F R I S B E E G O L F
1 8 . J U D O
A modern martial art where you learn how to
throw and take down the opponent to the
ground with maximum efficiency with minimum
1 9 . F E N C I N G
Fencing requires extremely high levels of
quickness, agility, mental and physical strength.
Winning points are made through the contact with
Do you want to try?
Golfing with frisbee, a game in which a Frisbee is
thrown into each of a series of metal baskets on an
outdoor course. It is played using rules similar to
2 3 . B A N D Y / F L O O R B A L L
With plastic bandy-shaped sticks and lightweight
balls we will run on the floors of indoor gym hall
and try to score a goal against the other team.
2 4 . F O O T B A L L
The most popular sport in the world, let’s kick
some balls! You will be playing on a outdoor
2 5 . B U B B L E F O O T B A L L
Playing football outside while laughing your lungs
out with friends. Trying to hit the ball while halfencased
inside an inflated bubble is so much fun,
don’t you think?
2 9 . H A N D B A L L
A great team sport in which teams players pass
and dribble a ball up the court to throw the ball
into the opposition's goal.
S T R E N G T H & F I T N E S S
3 0 . S T R E N G T H T R A I N I N G
How about getting more fit at
the Eurogym festival? A workshop that will make
you sweat! Maybe you will be working out outside,
so be prepared with good footwear.
3 1 . C R O S S F I T
Location: Crossfit Reykjavík, largest Crossfit
box in Iceland
2 6 . T A B L E T E N N I S
Let’s try ping pong! Two or four players at a time.
It’s all about quick hand- and foot work!
2 7 . R I N G O
Crossfit is very popular in Iceland and the
daughters of Iceland are famous around the world
for being the fittest on earth and they sometimes
workout in this box and now you can exercise like
them! It is a fitness program that combines a wide
variety of functional movements into a timed or
scored workout. We do pull-ups, squats, push-ups,
weightlifting, gymnastics, running, rowing, and a
lot of other movements. Each individual can adjust
the exercises to their fitness level.
From Polland comes a game with rings and net.
It is played on a rectangular court with a raised
net, similar to volleyball or badminton. Individual
players or teams stand on opposite sides of the
net and throw a small rubber ring back and forth,
without letting it hit the ground. It also has to pass
over the net to the opposite team.
2 8 . B E A C H V O L L E Y B A L L
With two players in two teams on sand divided by
net the main goal of beach volleyball is to send the
ball over the net and to ground it on the
opponent’s side of the court, and to prevent the
same effort by the opponent. It’s a lot of fun and is
located in the swimming pool area.
3 2 . O L Y M P I C W E I G H T L I F T I N G
Technic is very important in lifting
weights, especialy in Olympic weightlifting.
Participants will learn about the basic technic and
about the sport.
3 3 . S P I N N I N G
Biking without moving in a hall full of people and
loud music! Indoor cycling is a form of exercise
focusing on endurance, strength, intervals and of
course having fun.
3 7 . Y O G A
V A R I O U S S P O R T
A C T I V I T I E S
3 4 . O B S T A C L E C O U R S E
Since 2005 Skólahreysti (obstacle course) has
been part of teenagers life in Iceland. It’s a fitness
contest between schools and is very popular. The
teenagers compete in circuit training, strength
training and other physical activities. This fun
activity takes place outdoor.
How about finding your inner peace
at Eurogym festival? Yoga is group of physical,
mental and spiritual practices or disciplines which
originated in ancient India.
3 8 . S W I M M I N G P O O L G A M E S
Location: Laugardalur, Laugardalslaug
There will be different activities and games
available in the very large inside pool. Music,
workout, balls and fun.
Attention! The participants must swim, so this
workshop is not sutable for participants that
3 9 . S W I M M I N G
Location: Laugardalur, Laugardalslaug
Swimming is one of the most popular pastimes in
Iceland due to the abundance of geothermal
water! In this workshop you will get basic
swimming instruction depending on the
participants level of swimming, in heated outdoor
pool. After swimming you can go to various hot
tubs and get really relaxed.
3 5 . P A R K O U R
Let’s learn how to get from one point to another in
a complex environment, without assistive
equipment and in the fastest and most efficient
4 0 . S K A T E B O A R D I N G
3 6 . C I R C U S
Have you ever wanted to run away and join the
circus? This is your chance! Basic circus skills will
be presented and practiced.
Here you will learn basic skills on skateboard and
try different outdoor ramps. Bring your sports
4 1 . T R A C K A N D F I E L D
Let’s run, let’s jump, let’s throw!
Track and field, or athletics as it is known in many
countries, is one of the most technically complex
sport areas to master. This is an outdoor activity.
4 2 . I C E S K A T I N G D I S C O
Location: Laugardalur, Skautahöll
4 5 . C H E E R L E A D I N G
Dancing on ice in the land of ice and fire in the
middle of the summer, doesn’t that sound good?
You can skate to top hits with surround sound and
disco lights on the ice.
Do you want to know how it is to entertain
spectators at sporting events or just to try
different group stundt which often involve a flyer?
This is a fun team activity in which elements of
dance and acrobatics are combined with shouted
4 6 . Q U I D D I T C H
4 3 . G A M E S
Let’s play some games! Various outdoor games
and activities such as the Swedish battle game
called Kubb, team building games, solving fun
puzzles and more. Workshop with
movement, excitement and laughter.
Have you ever wondered what the fictional Harry
Potter game of Quidditch would look like in real
life? Well, wonder no more.
Quidditch is a fast and exciting game in which two
teams compete for points scored by throwing a ball
– the Quaffle – into one of three of the opposing
hoops which scores the team 10 points. And yes,
each player have a stick between their legs. Bring
your sport shoes.
4 4 . B I A T H L O N
We'll play the summer version of this sport where
you combine running and shooting. You'll get to
know what it's like to concentrate on one small
point while holding your head still, thinking about
whether or not to shoot. A laser rifle is used so you
are 100% safe! This is an outdoor activity.
4 7 . A R C H E R Y
Do you want to practice the usage of a bow to
shoot arrows? The sport of archery requires
precision, control, focus, physical ability and
determination. Archery is a sport that can be
practised by all, no matter age, gender or ability.
4 8 . C L I M B I N G
5 0 . C I T Y O R I E N T E E R I N G
Location: Downtown Reykjavik
Indoor climbing is fun, safe and supervised, and is
one of the best ways to enjoy a challenging and
fun sport. It can improve your physical fitness as
well as your self-confidence and sense of
achievement once you complete a route.
Exploring what the beautiful city of Reykjavik has
to offer. Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and
it is among the cleanest, greenest and safest cities
in the world.
4 9 . O R I E N T E E R I N G
Combine running and navigation in this activitiy.
You'll run through the wilds, with a map in one
hand and a compass in the other, navigating on the
fly and attempting to get from control point to
control point in the least amount of time. It's
suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
T R Y - L E A R N - G R O W
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