GiGiFIT

We offer the GiGiFIT Programs three sessions per year:

  • Spring session: January - May
  • Summer session: June- August
  • Fall session: September- December

We are proud to announce the launch of GiGiFIT, a results-driven program focused on combining physical therapy with a strong fitness focus. This is the only research-based fitness program designed for people with Down syndrome in the United States. Specifically addressing hypotonia and excessive joint laxity, this program is safe, effective and progressive. Like many GiGi’s programs, GiGiFIT is designed to motivate and teach individuals of all ages with Down syndrome to achieve their highest potential in a goal-oriented environment. GiGiFIT at GiGi's Atlanta will be offered to ages 0-22

For more information regarding the GiGiFIT programs, call (470) 359-4105 or email atlanta@gigisplayhouse.org

Start your journey

Are you ready to start your journey to a Healthier U? It is never too early to start your fitness and wellness journey! GiGiFIT has programs for infants through adults! Did you know strengthening your infant’s core will help their speech?

The GiGiFIT programs are designed to address common issues for individuals with Down syndrome including hypotonia, excessive joint laxity, and decreased balance. Every GiGiFIT program is safe, effective, and progressive. GiGiFIT helps participants build strength, endurance, power, joint stability, balance, and movement control. GiGiFIT empowers participants to be more independent and confident in their abilities while improving their overall health and wellness!

No matter your age and ability GiGiFIT is the program to support you!

How to get started

Enroll to join a GiGiFIT program near you either In-Person or Virtual

6 Movements to a Healthier U

It is never too early to start your fitness and wellness journey! GiGiFIT has programs for infants through adults.

Download the PDF

6 Movements Fitness Tracker

Place an 'X' each day that you complete a movement. Take a photo and tag #GIGIFIT on social media.

Download the PDF

On-Demand Video programming … Coming soon 
Fitness Journal … Coming soon 
Monthly tracker … Coming soon 

Our GiGiFIT programs are truly life-changing!! Participants in GiGiFIT are motivated by their peers both physically and emotionally as they strive for their personal Best of All!

The GiGiFIT Family of Programs 

WHY

Our FREE GiGiFIT programs combine activities with a strong fitness focus and an ultimate goal of success and improved movement designed by a physical therapist. GiGiFIT was created in collaboration with skilled Physical Therapists who work specifically with individuals with Down syndrome.

Resources

  • Co-creators of the GiGiFIT programs - Mann Method PT
    • Dr. Sarah Mann, PT, DPT, MBA
    • Dr. Jennifer Spiric, PT, DPT
  • Gross Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome by Patricia C. Winders, PT
  • #GenerationG Magazine

Questions about our GiGiFIT programs? Email us at  programs@gigisplayhouse.org

We offer the GiGiFIT Programs throughout the year in 15-week sessions:

  • Spring session: January - May
  • Summer session: June - August
  • Fall session: September – December

If your local Playhouse is not offering the GiGiFIT program that you are interested in, please apply and through the Virtual Playhouse.