Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fun in the Summer Sun!

Yay for summer! We cannot thank you enough for all of your hard work in making this year the healthiest it could be for you and your students! We wish you the happiest of summers and hope you take time to rest, rejuvenate, and play in the Colorado mountain sun... if it ever decides to come out again! 

This final blog includes great stuff for you to explore when you have some time, including fundraising ideas, Summer Bootcamps, climb for a cause, Dance Exploration and an awesome Healthy School Highlight from Kelly Wilbert at Pine Lane. 

Healthy School Highlight

Kelly Wilbert, PE Teacher at Pine Lane Elementary School

Yoga Camp 1
This past spring break, 21 students at Pine Lane Elementary participated in a week-long yoga camp titled “(Spring) Break Into Betterment!”  For the first hour each day, these youth yogis learned about the five Wellness Dimensions: Social, Emotional, Physical, Intellectual, and Spiritual (actions and values lining up).  Campers were provided with their own Dimension Diary in which they reflected upon contributors within each dimension and personal choices they currently make that either strengthen or weaken said dimension.  Through facilitated discovery, students set goals to strengthen these dimensions, and in turn, their overall wellness.  The first hour was followed by a challenging and calming yoga class that included quotes and music related to the dimension of the day.  Pine Lane would like to thank the Kaiser Thriving Schools Grant!  Without this funding, all of our “betterment” would not have been possible.

Community Partner Info

Outdoor Summer Boot Camp

Need to get fit and healthy? A circuit training boot camp can help you lose weight, tone and define
your muscles, plus improve your endurance all at the same time! Working out with friends can improve your results and help you stay on track all while having fun! All fitness levels welcome modifications will be available. All boot camps are one hour and just $15 each! (Cash only please)

Jenna Craig - ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Starting May 5th until October 29th

Tuesdays at 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Thursdays at 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Location: Redstone Park

3280 Redstone Park Circle Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

****Located next to Shea Stadium off S. Santa Fe Dr. and W. Town Center Dr.****
****We will meet in the Town Center Dr. parking lot****

Like me on Facebook (Personal Training by Jenna) for updates and cancelations. Also explore tons of healthy recipes, workouts, plus inspiration and motivation! Inquire if you are interested in personal training sessions, I’m currently training out of Level Seven Fitness located off S. Lowell and Bowels in Littleton.


Climbing one stair burns approximately .15 calories. 
Climbing 2,700 stairs burns 405 calories. 
That's approximately 400 more calories
 than spending your time sitting on the couch.

Gather your friends and family for the inaugural Climb for Courage stair climb on at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium on JUNE 27th! 

Dance Exploration, LLC is leaping and jumping into local schools across Denver and surrounding metro areas teaching our one of a kind'Dance to Learn!'™ Curriculum. Our Curriculum is designed to teach the whole child. With segments of class focused on Learning, Discovery, Expression, Acceptance and Movement we've created 5 Methods of Dance™ that are sure to compliment any classroom and enhance the students' overall learning experience! 

We are ready to Jump, Leap and Turn into your school! Book your class online by visiting: 
We can't wait to dance with you!

Fundraising Opportunities

Donor's Choose makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America create classroom project requests, and you can give any amount to the project that inspires you.

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