Stretch-n-Grow is the world's largest network of children's fitness professionals!

Each week our Affiliates teach hundreds of thousands of 

children around the world to “Eat Wise and Exercise!”

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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Boost Your Child's Confidence With Exercise

If you remember anything about your schooling years then you know that there were more than a few times where you felt like you have no confidence in yourself or your abilities. As you can likely remember, this probably stopped you from enjoying some...

Children Need to Learn When They Can Be Active

Most children are naturally active and curious. They are either fidgeting around or squirming in their seat when they have to stay still. However, if all that energy is not channeled correctly they can be labeled as trouble makers or hyperactive. On...

Starting the New School Year with the Right Skills

Back-to-school season is here, and it can become pretty hectic time of year. Some children are going to a new school and even those that aren't will probably have to meet and greet new classmates, new teachers, and get used to a different...

Help Your Child Stay Safer by Teaching Them to Follow Your Advice and Instructions

Kids don't always mean to stray away from your side, they are naturally curious and are bound to want to wander off at times. However, this can be a dangerous thing. All it takes is a few seconds of distraction to...
Helping children understand the concept of good sportsmanship isn't always easy, especially for younger children. That is why it is important to work with them to help them develop the right mindset that allows them to be better players and learn good sportsmanship.

Teach Children That Winning...


How to Stay on Top of Your Child's Fitness Classes While Teaching Them to Do the Same

Being diligent and not procrastinating are life skills that will improve your child's life and facilitate how they carry out their activities. Teaching your child to stay on top of his/her pending tasks and...

Activities and Programs that Promote Positive Interaction

Helping your child to do well in different areas of life isn´t always easy to balance out. You have to worry about their education, health, lifestyle and not to mention take into consideration their likes and dislikes. The best thing you...

Help Your Child Make Better Health Choices

Children learn habits from the moment they are born. What they see, what they eat, and what they are exposed to play a big role in what they do. That is why it is important to take the correct action steps to help them develop the right habits and to...

Advice for Choosing the Right After-School Activity for Your Child

Just like adults, children also need a way to unwind and relax after school and that is what afterschool activities areas supposed to do. However, not all activities all children are the same or have the same interests. That is...

Building Healthy Fitness Habits

Habits will either help build us up or bring us down. Good habits are one of the best tools we can give our children for growing strong and developing successfully. We previously discussed a few basic and crucial health habits that children need to develop at a...