GiGi’s Playhouse – Charlotte
GiGiFIT Kid 5:00pm-6:00pm
December 9 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
Our FREE GiGiFIT programs combine physical therapy with a strong fitness focus and an ultimate goal of success and improved movement. GiGiFIT was created in collaboration with by skilled Physical Therapists who work specifically with individuals with Down syndrome. 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.
GiGiFIT Kids – Combines key movements from GiGiFIT Teen and advanced progressions of activities from GiGiFIT Toddler to help improve strength, balance, coordination, peer interaction and to build a lifelong love of physical activity. The goals of this program include:
- Improve Physical Therapy Goals: Strength, Endurance, Joint Stability, Balance, Coordination, Sequencing, Independent Practice, Lifetime of Participation
- Improve Fitness: Strength, Endurance, Power, Stamina
- Improve Balance and Coordination: Joint Stability, Posture, Movement Control
- Introduce fun, structured, and purposeful movement activities to lay the groundwork for daily exercise participation throughout life!