Physical Education with Imagination!
of the Triad
Servicing the Triad area. 

Stretch-n-Grow of Winston-Salem (and the Triad), North Carolina

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |

Welcome to Stretch-n-Grow of the Triad!   This year marks our 26th year serving children, families, and child care centers! 

We are passionate about helping children learn about fitness and building the foundation for a lifetime of healthy habits!

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Family fitness has many benefits, as it's a perfect moment for bonding, staying healthy, and reducing stress. Here are three ways you and your family can practice family fitness this new year.

Prepare More Healthy Meals

It might seem like healthy meals are impossible to achieve sometimes, with...

There are many benefits for children to participate in sports and fitness-based activities, but have you thought about how they can help them be better problem solvers? Here are four ways sports can help in developing problem-solving skills.

Develop Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a big part of...

Are your children eating balanced meals? It might be easier than you think. Keep reading this post by Stretch-n-Grow in Winston-Salem for four essential tips on eating better.

Make a Plan

It seems like everything starts with a plan nowadays, but eating better does require a bit of planning. The...

Have Some Type of Activity Daily

For children under six, exercising is more about playing, jumping, and running than having a strict exercise routine. The main goal of exercise at this age is to lay down the building blocks of a lifetime of enjoyable physical activity and movement. Exercise at...

Beware of the Heat and Hydrate

During the summer months, one of the most important things to remember while playing outdoors is to stay safe from the heat. Using breathable clothes is a great way to stay fresh while running around. Also, it’s a good idea to use sunscreen and reapply it every two...

Summer is the perfect time for some fun in the sun and having fun indoors. Here are three summer activities to enjoy as a family this season.

Visit the Children’s Museum

There are many activities you can do during the summer, and visiting the children’s museum is one of the most entertaining...

Yoga can be incredibly beneficial for children. From emotional to physical ones, yoga can help children develop and grow into adults that trust their mind and body connection. Keep reading for three benefits of yoga for children.

Promotes Body Awareness

Body awareness is a great way to help...

It can be challenging at times to get children interested in healthy habits. Here is where modeling healthy habits comes in. Keep reading for some suggestions on how to model good habits for your children.

4 Ways to Model Healthy Habits

  1. Eating well is an integral part of creating healthy...

What is Character?

Character can be defined as your moral safe or the morals you live your life by. Building character is an essential part of childhood as this is where their moral structure forms and the building blocks for habits, thoughts, and motives are formed.

Developing Team Spirit


Exercise Aids Growth

When children enter the toddler stage (between 12 to 24 months), it’s normal for growth to become slower but consistent. Their appearance will change from rounded baby features to the development of muscle needed for running around and playing. In this stage, toddlers need...