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Weekly Overview

Week of December 3rd

Little Athletes

  • Class started with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then movements across the floor, including walking backwards, bear crawls, hopping on one foot, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • Students had fun playing "Run, Run Chicken, Run Home!" In this game, they run from one mat to another and try not to get caught.  If they do, they help catch other students.
  • During gymnastics, students chose between somersaults, bridges or log rolls, then practiced cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • We continued basketball today and students practiced their dribbling and bounce passes.
  • Ask your child to show you how s/he backward walks or runs!

Yoga

  • Today was a "yoga story day." Students read the book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?, by Eric Carle.
  • As they listened to the book, they posed as the different animals, including bears, ducks, birds, dogs, cats, fish, horses, frogs, etc.
  • After the story, they played "Night at the Museum," and posed as the animals from the book, trying not to get caught moving by the teacher.
  • During relaxation they practiced slow breathing and then rested on their mats for shivasana.
  • Ask your child to show you some of the poses from the book today.

Ballet
  • We began with stretching our bodies and practicing various ballet movements, including: 1st position, second position, plie, tendu, arabesque, posse, turns and leaps.
  • We continued to work on the recital dance!
  • Students danced to a variety of music, moving in different ways and feeling different beats.
  • Class ended with the dance/freeze game.  Students got to freestyle dance to music and then freeze when the music was paused.
  • Ask your child to show you a posse!


Week of November 26th

Little Athletes

  • We began with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then movements across the floor, including bear crawls, bum kicks, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • Students had fun playing red light/green light, where they ran on green, froze on red, walked on yellow, and acted like a monkey on purple light!
  • During gymnastics, students practiced bridges, cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • We continued basketball today and students practiced bounce passes with a partner, take a step an "pushing" the ball from their chest to the floor.
  • If you have a ball, bounce pass with your child!


Yoga

  • This week was a frozen adventure!  
  • After going through our yoga flow poses on the mats, students imagined they were part of the frozen movie and posed as different "frozen" objects, such as ice skates, skis, snowmen, reindeer, sleds, snowshoe hares, snowflakes, etc.
  • The children had fun playing the frozen game, where they had to freeze in a yoga pose when tagged.
  • During quiet time, students practiced "frozen breaths," opening their mouth wide to feel warm breath on their hand and then making their mouth small to feel cool air.
  • The children imagined they were snowflakes lying on the ground during relaxation.
  • Ask your child to show you how s/he posed as a snowflake!


Ballet
  • We began with stretching our bodies and practicing various ballet movements, including: 1st position, second position, plie, tendu, arabesque, posse, turns and leaps.
  • We continued to work on the recital dance!
  • Students danced to a variety of music, moving in different ways and feeling different beats.
  • Class ended with the dance/freeze game.  Students got to freestyle dance to music and then freeze when the music was paused.
  • Ask your child to show you a grande plie!


Week of November 19th

Little Athletes

  • We began with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then movements across the floor, including running backwards, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • During gymnastics, students practiced forward somersaults, cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • We began basketball today and practiced dribbling. Students learned to push down softly on the ball, using their fingertips.
  • The children had a blast with the parachute this week, making waves, making a tent, running under it, and bouncing balls on it.
  • Ask your child to show you how s/he gallops!

Yoga

  • This week we went on a pirate journey in class!  Students had fun pretending to sail on the ocean, finding treasures, and defending their ship with the warrior poses. The also posed as sea creatures, lightning and thunder, and draw bridges.
  • They had fun playing the pirate game, where they crept toward the teacher and froze in a pirate pose on command.
  • Students practiced ocean breaths to relax and wrapped up  in their mats for quiet time.
  • Ask your child to show you a warrior pose.

Ballet
  • We warmed up listening to beautiful music, stretching our bodies and practicing various ballet movements, including: first position, second position, plie, tendu, posse, turns and leaps.
  • We danced to a variety of music, moving our bodies in different ways and feeling different beats.
  • Class ended with the dance/freeze game.  Students got to freestyle dance to music and then freeze when the music was paused.
  • Ask your child to show you how to posse!


Week of November 12th

Little Athletes

  • Class started with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then movements across the floor, including crab walk, running backwards, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • Students enjoyed jump roping today! The practiced hopping over them and swinging them over their heads.
  • We played the "snake game," where we tied jump ropes together and wiggled them while students jumped over them.
  • During gymnastics, students practiced log rolls, cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • For soccer today, students practiced kicking goals and dribbling.
  • If you have a jump rope, play the snake game with your child.


Yoga

  • Students had a wonderful time with the magic animal bag today!
  • They each chose an animal from the bag and posed as each animal.
  • Students then played "Night at the Museum."  They pretended to be rocks (child's pose) in a rock exhibit and then transformed into the animal poses from class today, "tricking" their teacher.
  • During relaxation, students practiced deep breathing with their stuffed animals on their bellies, letting them rise on the inhale and fall on the exhale.
  • During rest time, they continued to lie still with the animals on their stomachs, careful not to let them fall.

Ballet
  • Class began with stretching our bodies and practicing various ballet movements, including: 1st position, second position, plie, tendu, posse, turns and leaps.
  • We worked on the recital dance!
  • Students danced to a variety of music, moving in different ways and feeling different beats.
  • Class ended with the dance/freeze game.  Students got to freestyle dance to music and then freeze when the music was paused.
  • Ask your child to show you how to arabesque!

Week of November 5th

Little Athletes

  • Class started with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then practiced movements across the floor, including bear crawls, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • We played the game, "crab soccer," where students crab walk and practice kicking soccer balls into goals.  This encourages them to use their feet, since their hands are busy supporting their body.
  • During gymnastics, students practiced backward somersaults, cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • Ask your child to show you how to play crab soccer!



Yoga

  • We had a yoga space theme today! Students imagined they blasted off in a rocket ship and visited several places in our universe.  
  • Yoga poses included: the sun, moon planets, shooting stars, and a class favorite, "super silly aliens."
  • They played "Simon Says," yoga style, where "Simon" had them do various yoga poses.
  • During relaxation, students imagined they were the moon and laid in child's pose.
  • Ask your child to show you "blasting off" in the rocket ship! 

Ballet
  • Class began with stretching our bodies and playing "Ballerina Says" to practice various ballet movements, including: 1st position, second position, plie, tendu, posse, turns and leaps.
  • We began the recital dance!
  • Students danced to a variety of music, moving in different ways and feeling different beats.
  • Class ended with the dance/freeze game.  Students got to freestyle dance to music and then freeze when the music was paused.
  • Ask your child to show you how to plie!