Welcome to INSHAPE

The Indiana Society for Health and Physical Educators (formerly Indiana AHPERD)
A professional education association for teachers, administrators, researchers, coaches, college students and other professionals who are dedicated to the promotion of quality health, physical education, sport, dance, and fitness in public and private schools, colleges and universities, and community agencies throughout Indiana.


How You Can Participate

Lend Your Voice

Participate in discussions on a council or committee to help us stay in touch

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Health Moves Minds

Inspire healthy habits, fuel active minds, and teach kids to thrive physically and emotionally.

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Our Vision

A state where all children are prepared to lead healthy, physically active lives.

Our Mission

Advance professional practice and promote health and physical education, physical activity, fitness, dance, and sport.

We Provide

Leadership, professional development, resources, recognition, and advocacy that support educators at every level.


The Association is committed to ensuring all Indiana children benefit from healthy, physically active lives.


Midwest District: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin