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Weekly Overview

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!


Week of October 15th

Little Athletes

  • We began with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then practiced movements across the floor, including frog jumps, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • We played the game, "crab tag," where students crab walk.  If they get tagged by the person "it," they turn into a tunnel (downward dog) until another student frees them by crawling through their tunnel.
  • During gymnastics, students practiced forward somersaults, cartwheels, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • Students continued practicing running with a football today, tucking it in to avoid fumbling and weaving through cones, then passing it on to the next student.
  • The children also practiced their throwing and catching skills.
  • Ask your child to show you how to "crab walk."


Yoga

  • Today was an intro to yoga day!  We got to know each other better by sharing our names and choosing a yoga pose to go with our names.  The rest of the class then repeated our names and did the pose.
  • Students learned how to do several common yoga poses, including downward dog, warrior poses, cobra, cat/cow combo, mountain pose, tree pose, etc.
  • We practiced relaxing our bodies in final resting pose and slowing our breath.
  • Ask your child to show you the yoga pose he/she chose to go with his/her name!



Ballet
  • We warmed up listening to beautiful music, stretching our bodies and practicing various ballet movements, including: 1st 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 October 8th

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.
  • During gymnastics, students practiced forward somersaults, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones and we added cartwheels--jumping our legs from one side to the other.
  • Students practiced running with a football today, tucking it in to avoid fumbling and weaving through cones.
  • Today was parachute day! Students had fun making, waves, making a tent, running under it, and popping the footballs on it like popcorn
  • Ask your child to show you how to "bear crawl."

Ballet
  • Class began with stretching, flexing, pointing and beats.  
  • We practiced ballet terms and movements, including, 1st position, second position, plie, tendue, posse, and leaps.
  • We danced to a variety of music, 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 October 1st

Little Athletes

  • We began class with warm ups and stretches on the mats, then practiced movements across the floor, including crab walking, hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • We played the game, "1, 2, 3, I'm a tree!" Where the students tiptoe toward the teacher and then freeze like a tree.
  • For gymnastics, students practiced forward somersaults, crawling through the tunnel, wall stands and hopping over cones.
  • We practiced our throwing skills with footballs.  Students practiced "step-throw" to throw the football across the room.
  • Ask your child to show you a wall stand!

Ballet
  • We had a wonderful ballet class!
  • We stretched our bodies and practiced pointing and flexing our toes
  • The children practiced ballet terms and movements, including, 1st position, second position, plie, tendue, posse, and leaps.
  • We danced to a variety of music, 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 plie in first position!



Week of September 24th

Little Athletes

  • We had a blast with the start of class today!  Students warmed and stretched on the mats, then practiced movements across the floor, including hopping, side-to-side shuffle, and galloping.
  • We got to know each other with a name/action game.  Each child said his/her name and performed an action (like a jump, kick, spin, etc). The rest of the class said the child's name and mimicked the chosen action.
  • For gymnastics, students practiced log rolls, crawling through the tunnel and hopping over cones.
  • We practiced our throwing and catching skills with scarves.  Students threw the scarves as hard as they could and practiced catching with open hands and open eyes.
  • Ask your child to show the action s/he chose for the name/pose game!

Ballet
  • It was wonderful to be back in session with ballet!  
  • We stretched our bodies and practiced pointing and flexing our toes.
  • We danced to a variety of music, feeling different beats. 
  • We got to know each other by sharing our names and choosing a ballet pose to go with it--ask your child what s/he chose




New School Year! Week of September 10th

Little Athletes

  • Children participated in demo classes this week at their schools.  Ask your child about his/her favorite part!
Yoga
  • Children participated in demo classes this week at their schools.  Ask your child about his/her favorite part!

Ballet

  • A new ballet session will begin soon!  We cannot wait!