(New York, NY) -- In celebration and awareness of the 'Dare To Bare' Charity Fitness Festival returning to New York City on Sunday, October 1st, Movemeant Foundation had the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, August 23.

This venerable, longstanding tradition offered Movemeant Foundation the opportunity to generate awareness for health, fitness and empowerment programs for women and girls across the country.

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"It is an honor to be part of this distinguished tradition where we can raise large-scale awareness for innovative physical and health education programs, scholarships for burgeoning female athletes and to elevate the public discourse on physical activity for empowering a greater sense of self," says Charina Lumley, CEO of Movemeant Foundation.

Movemeant Foundation is the leading non-profit organization that empowers women and girls by providing body-positive, self-confidence building tools, resources and experiences where fitness and physical movement is the gateway to her feeling successful across all life disciplines. 

Their flagship event program, Dare To Bare, returns to NYC for it's third year on Sunday, October 1st and will bring together the city's most prominent boutique fitness studios to raise funds for the next generation of young women to engage with physical activity as a way to unlock their best selves.