Hospital staff dancing for their health

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - It's National Heart Health Month and employees at Beaufort Memorial Hospital are getting pumped up.

Actually their hearts are pumping as each department in the hospital comes up with dance moves to the popular disco hit "Shake Your Groove Thing." They're dancing all over the hospital as part of an effort to promote heart health and encourage everyone to take part in their Spirit of Women Day of Dance event coming up later this month.

"We are focusing on cardiovascular health , OBGYN speicalist, we'll have our Davinci Robot there that our GYN surgeons will demonstrate. People who attend will also be able to drive the robot and also we'll have orthopedic specialists there and offer a vairety of screenings," said Hospital spokeswoman Emily Harris.

The event is free and will also offer free dance lessons and performances throughout the day.

The Day of Dance is Saturday, February 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Seaquins Ballroom on Fording Island Road in Bluffton.

To register and find out more about the event visit

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