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

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |  sngws@aol.com

Welcome to Stretch-n-Grow of the Triad!   This year marks our 16th 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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02/18/2020


Children can often have a hard time concentrating at school. As a parent, looking for ways to help your child increase their academic performance as well as learn healthy habits is a task that never ends. Have you ever wondered about the benefits that exercise can bring for children? Exercising has many health benefits but can also help children have an easier time concentrating. Learn more about he topic in this article by Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC

Doing group exercise activities can be very beneficial for children. From helping them increase their confidence and learn the importance of working as a team, group exercise also requires children to be aware of their surroundings and be focused on receiving frequent instructions. By exercising with a team or taking part in a sport, children need to make an effort to concentrate and be able to react, not only to what is happening around them, but also receive constant feedback form their peers. 

Exercising also requires children to follow specific instructions that are required in order to be able to perform the activity successfully. This helps children get used to having to concentrate for long periods of time. By exercising, children develop new skills and habits that can be beneficial for other areas of their lives, like school. 

Children may not be asked to perform physical activity in their normal day to day classes, but by training their brains to follow specific instructions and having to put special attention into what they are doing, they can easily apply it to the classroom. Exercise also helps children relax and get rid of anxiety as well as the extra energy they normally have. This can be beneficial for their academic pereormcane, helping them to be calm and have an easier time paying full attention in class.  
If you are interested in helping your child exercise and improve their concentration, enroll them in a children’s fitness program. There is a range of activities and programs that Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC, offers that can help your child develop new skills and great habits. Learn more by speaking with a professional by calling (336) 287-1193.