A recent study done at the University of Illinois found an association between physical fitness and the brain in 9- and 10-year-old children: Those who are more fit tend to have a bigger hippocampus and perform better on a test of memory than their less-fit peers.!

Busy Bodies/Yo Yo Yoga

Do you love fitness and sports?  Do you enjoy coaching and working with children? Do you want to be part of a program that can have a positive impact on helping families adopt healthier lifestyles? If so, Busy Bodies/Yo Yo Yoga may be the franchise program for you!

These two programs are the physical education component of  The Whole Child Learning Company’s offerings.  Research continues to uncover the complex relationship of the body-mind connection and the impact of movement and exercise on cognitive development. The Busy Bodies and Yo Yo Yoga curricula are based on current research in the preschool, health, physical education and yoga fields.

Classes incorporate music, singing, puppets, games, and equipment to stimulate your child's interest and imagination. Social skills such as sharing, taking turns, following directions and sportsmanship are a part of every class. Each class also includes a health topic to encourage the development of lifelong healthy habits.