Kids Suspension Classes
Importance of Suspension Fitness for Children
It is between the ages of 12-14 years that the bones of children begin to harden making it increasingly difficult to reverse the effects of spinal problems. In addition, children are being subjected to unnaturally prolonged periods of sitting in poorly designed desks at school as well as needing to carry back packs filled with heavy books on their shoulders. This can result in subluxation of the cervical and thoracic spine as well as pronation of the shoulders eventually resulting in headaches, joint pain, suppressed energy and poor mental function.
By moving the body in a variety of ways through space in a supported manner, children will begin to intuitively understand of the importance of their center of gravity. This self awareness leads to improved motor skills, coordination and sensory integration resulting in poise, self esteem and confidence. In addition, regular inverting provides the brain with important nutrients thereby improving mental functions as well as elevating moods. Through stretching and strengthening movements that enhance spinal mobility, suspension play can potentially reduce indications of spinal conditions such as vertebral subluxation or scoliosis and will help to correct many of the problems associated with bad posture. And...it's a lot of fun too! Recommended for children ages 8- 14 years.
FAMILY SUSPENSION PLAY
Suspension fitness is beneficial and fun for the whole family! In this class, parents and kids get to share in a very special time. Through partnering and playful interactions, suspension yoga is brought to a whole new level of joyful connection and physical wellbeing.
Sundays 2:00-3:30 pm
April 21st -May 12th - Register Online
May 26th-June 16th - Register Online
Cost: (for child plus 1 parent)
4 weeks -$140 + tx
Drop Ins - $40 + tx per couple
Suspension Summer Camp will consist of daily afternoon activities that will include 75 minutes of instruction in Suspension Yoga, as well as creative movement and playtime activities such as games, treasure hunts, obstacle courses and nature appreciation. If weather permits, outdoor activities will be held in nearby Jimmie Simpson Park. Snacks consisting of fresh fruit, bottled water or juice will be provided. Children will be encouraged to explore movement in their own authentic fashion thereby creating a deeper and healthier connection with their own bodies.
July 29th - August 2nd - Register
Cost: $199 + tx per week (includes snack & free FLYING YOGI water bottle)
Early Bird Discount: Save 10%-enter promotion code "Summer Fun!"
(Valid until May 31st only)
About the Instructor
Jane Danielson has been inspiring kids in yoga and dance for over 10 years. She has taught children in ages ranging from 2 years old into the teens in both private and public schools, community centres and selected studios around Toronto. Jane's classes are playful and help children to develop skills for long-term health, coordination, creativity and the ability to work both independently and as well as in groups. Jane completed her certification training with Sarah Kellet CEO and Founder of OmGym International and is qualified to teach the OmGym Suspension System .
Would you like to include Suspension Play at your next Birthday Party?