WATCH | Michelle Obama on a Mission: Let's Move Campaign Brings Yoga + More to the Nation

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Michelle Obama is making a pledge: Show us your moves and the White House will show off theirs.

The first lady wants people to take photos of themselves dancing or working out. If she gets enough pictures tagged with #LetsMove, she’ll have President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden shake their groove thangs.

Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign celebrated its fourth anniversary with news about a significant drop in toddler obesity and a series of high-profile appearances, including a late-night television skit about healthy lifestyle choices that went viral.

The first lady promoted healthy eating habits in a “Tonight Show” skit with host Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell. She then teamed up with Ferrell again in a hilarious YouTube video, a public service announcement that featured a mock focus group with young children.

Obama said her appearance on Fallon's show demonstrated how easy it can be for parents to help slip exercise into their children’s lives.

“Sometimes, if you get up and dance and you're silly, maybe your kids get up and dance and they're silly and they let the guard down,” she told TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager. “You do that for 30 minutes and before you know it, you've exercised and nobody's the wiser.”

“So I figure if the first lady can laugh at herself and be silly, maybe some more moms and dads will get up and do the same thing with their kids.”

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