Tag Archive | "physical education"

Middle school boys vault over park benches during parkour enrichment class.

Fit Kids: Working Out with Parkour at a Brooklyn Charter

Parkour, a young and trendy fitness discipline, is brought to the classroom at Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School.

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Corpse pose seems to be the most difficult for the 4 and 5-year-olds, who have trouble being still. (Photo / Rebecca Moss)

Keeping Kids Fit in Overcrowded Schools

Some educators are trying to tackle the growing child obesity risks by bringing in medical experts–and yoga–into city classrooms.

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No Pain No Gain

Childhood obesity rates are on the rise as hours spent in physical education are on the decline. What’s wrong with this picture?

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Namaste in the Classroom

Yoga is part of the curriculum at more and more schools around the city. Will it keep kids fit?

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