Fall Preview: Health & Wellness Programs

At GiGi’s Playhouse Madison we offer two types of purposeful and progressive Health & Fitness programs for our Toddler, Kid, Teen and Adult participants. These programs are called GiGiFIT and GiGi’s Kitchen. The goals of our FIT & Kitchen programs are to increase self-confidence, self-esteem, personal wellness, and the quality of life of our participants.  

GiGiFIT introduces the key movements of foundational, hip strengthening, and vestibular/balance exercises, making them successful to implement and practice at any stage of life! Specific areas include strength, endurance, joint stability, balance, and movement control. 

GiGi’s Kitchen is designed to emphasize the importance of health and wellness through nutrition education, kitchen safety, food preparation, social activities and a shared meal/snack. Under the guidance of program leaders, participants will learn about and progress through skills including measurements, food handling, knife skills, ingredient identification, palate expansion, and nutrition.  

Both our GiGiFIT and GiGi’s Kitchen programs are Enrollment based – to start off the health and wellness journey, participants enroll by submitting an application. Once participants are confirmed to be enrolled in the program, they are signed up to attend all classes for that session. Because GiGiFIT and GiGi’s Kitchen are mutually beneficial, we encourage participants to sign up for both programs.  

Missy, our fearless GiGiFIT Adult Program Leader is looking forward to leading another fun session this fall!

Enrollment is OPEN for our 2023 Fall Session! All GiGiFIT and GiGi’s Kitchen classes will run back-to-back for our Kids, Teens, and Adults. GiGiFIT Toddler will be run separately on Saturday mornings; there will be no Kitchen class for Toddlers.  

GiGiFIT Classes

  • Toddler: Saturdays 9:00-10:00am
  • Kids: Saturdays 10:30-11:30am
  • Teens: Mondays 5:30-6:30pm
  • Adults: Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm

GiGi’s Kitchen Classes

  • Kids: Saturdays 11:30-12:30pm
  • Teens: Mondays 6:30-7:30pm
  • Adults: Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm

GiGiFIT Application: https://gigisplayhouse.tfaforms.net/4719678?playhouseId=a0q50000005qQbx 

GiGi’s Kitchen Application: https://gigisplayhouse.tfaforms.net/4719725?playhouseId=a0q50000005qQbxAAE&tfa_4096=No 

**Applications will display ALL Kitchen & FIT program offerings. Please double-check that the program you select matches your participant’s age: 

  • Toddler (GiGiFIT only) = walking – 4 years old  
  • Kids = 5-12 years old  
  • Teen = 13-17 years old  
  • Adult = 18+ 
GiGiFIT Kids celebrating their ‘Best of All’ achievements during the Spring 2023 Session!

For more information on these life-changing programs, please visit our website!

GiGiFIT Webpage: https://gigisplayhouse.org/madison/gigifit/

GiGi’s Kitchen Webpage: https://gigisplayhouse.org/madison/gigis-kitchen/

Contact cgamer@gigisplayhouse.org with any questions!

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