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Let's Celebrate: February Let's Move! Highlights

In February we celebrated the second anniversary of Let’s Move!, and First Lady Michelle Obama took to the road, touring the country and highlighting the achievements of Let’s Move! programs in communities just like yours.

To date, the initiative has touched families, schools and organizations across the country and inspired local changes to improve the health, life and happiness of children and youth. We put together a collection of some of our favorite moments from the trip:

An impromtu dance number during her appearance on the "Ellen Degeneres Show" -- one of the First Lady's many memorable moments from this month. In honor of the 2nd Anniversary of Let's Move!, Mrs. Obama wasn't afraid to get people moving wherever she went.

The First Lady Dances on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show"

First Lady Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres dance during a taping of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” marking the second anniversary of the "Let’s Move!" initiative, in Burbank, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Hosting a kid-friendly Let’s Move! Top Chef Quick Fire challenge mashup, the First Lady teamed up with culinary legends and NFL superstars to inspire kids to eat healthy and have fun doing it.

Hands Up for the Let's Move! 2nd Anniversary

Day Two: First Lady Michelle Obama high-fives students during the Let's Move! Top Chef Quickfire Challenge, echoing the importance of the Chef's Move to Schools initiative. The event was held in Dallas, Texas, as part of the Let's Move! 2nd Anniversary Tour. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Let's Move and "Top Chef" Partner for A Quick Fire Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers commentary as Sam Kass, Assistant White House Chef and Food Initiative Coordinator, and "Top Chef" head judge Tom Colicchio watch as two of the show's former contestants cook with their rookie sous chef. The Let's Move! Top Chef Quick Fire Challenge took place in Dallas, TX, for the Let's Move! 2nd Anniversary. (Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10, 2012)

Mrs. Obama Strikes A Pose

First Lady Michelle Obama strikes the Heisman pose while greeting Dallas Cowboys football players, from left, Miles Austin, DeMarcus Ware, and Felix Jones at the Kleberg Rylie Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10, 2012. The players joined Mrs. Obama and chefs from past seasons of “Top Chef” for the “Schools and Chefs Working Together” cooking competition to help promote the “Let’s Move!” initiative. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Ms. Obama joined families at the dinner table, promoting “Change Begins at Home.” Incorporating everyday healthy habits at home positively influences the conversation about healthy families, schools and communities.

Mrs. Obama Hosts a Healthy Eating Roundtable Discussion

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a roundtable dinner discussion at an Olive Garden restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 9, 2012, during a tour celebrating the second anniversary of Let’s Move!. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)

First Lady Michelle Obama Shows the Importance of Family Meals

First Lady Michelle Obama visits the home of Kern and Patrice Halls, and children, Keian Halls, age 12, and Kamryn Halls, age 7, in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 10, 2012. The First Lady has dinner with the family to discuss changes families can make to become healthier. Change Begins at Home is part of the First Lady’s tour celebrating the second anniversary of the “Let’s Move!” initiative. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) 

At a spirited interfaith gathering at Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Florida, The First Lady commended faith and community groups for their collective role in keeping our communities active and healthy.

FLOTUS Greets Supporters from the "Faith and Community Groups Leading the Way" Event

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs one of the 3,000 people of diverse faiths who came to hear the First Lady deliver remarks about the work of faith and community organizations across America to support healthy lifestyles. The “Faith and Community Groups Leading the Way” event was held at Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Florida during the First Lady’s tour celebrating second anniversary of the “Let’s Move!” initiative. Feb. 11, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Check out the new Let's Move! programming and commitments announced in February: