GiGi's Playhouse Twin Cities • 4740 Park Glen Road, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Twin Cities Virtual GiGiFIT for Teens (Ages 13-17)
October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
This program will be led by Stacey Lustila-Siats, a physical therapist.
GiGiFIT focuses on improving areas of fitness through building strength, endurance, power stability and movement control, GiGiFIT empowers individuals with Down syndrome to be more independent and confident in their abilities while improving overall health and wellness. GiGiFIT promotes wellness through nutrition, pushing through barriers and building self-confidence.
Program goals for GiGiFIT include:
· Strengthening and toning muscles to master everyday tasks and promote independence.
· Improving balance and coordination to increase body position and awareness and help prevent injury and minimize sub-optimal movement patterns that can lead to chronic issues down the road.
· A multifaceted approach to increase sensory, perception, decision making and response times to maximize motor control
· Nutritional awareness through healthy meal planning, meal choices and food science helping individuals create their own path to personal wellness.
Here’s our lesson and materials needed:
40 Minute Class That Includes:
Please be ready by:
Having water to stay hydrated
Wearing comfortable clothes. You can wear shoes or be barefoot.
Be ready to have FUN!