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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 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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For some children, warming put to others, and being in certain social situations can take more effort than for others. Shyness is usual for young children, but as they grow up, shyness can prevent them from socializing and from being open to new and challenging situations. Shyness is a personality trait that has benefits like making children be more attentive and good listeners, but to ensure they don't miss out on great experiences, Stretch-n-Grow, in Winston/Salem, NC, has some tips.

How Exercising Can Be Beneficial for Shy Children

Exercising With Others

Shy children are usually more reluctant to be in social situations that involve having to interact with a large number of people. Enrolling your child in children's exercise classes can help them lose some of the hesitation and be able to be in activities that they enjoy where they interact with other children in a controlled environment.

Realizing Their Strengths

Some children may feel like being shy is something that isn't looked at as positive, as they might see other children around them and observe how they interact in a different and more open way. Exercising, especially when being part of a sports team, can help them realize that their personality trait is not only positive but that they add different strengths to the mix.

Exercising Foments Feelings of Happiness

By performing a fun physical activity with friends or family members, children get a feeling of achievement. Doing physical activities with people, they enjoy spending time with can help your child feel like they achieved something new and challenging and will most likely make them excited for the next time they will be able to go out and experience something similar. If your child is on the shyer side, you can help them get out of their shell and gain more confidence by enrolling them in programs and activities where they get to explore and interact with others that share the same interests. Besides increasing your child's confidence, children's fitness programs improve their health and fitness levels. Stretch-n-Grow, Winston/Salem, NC, offers fantastic activities for children of every age. Call (336) 287-1193 for more information and to book a free demonstration.