On The Grow
Stretch-n-Grow…The FUNdamental fitness and nutrition education program!
January 2010 Happy New Year!!
I have, very exer-citing news to share with you from our corporate office. The American Heart
Association has chosen Stretch-n-Grow for a pilot program in Texas, similar to "Hoops for Heart"
or "Jump Rope for Heart”! The program will be called, “Stretch-n-Grow for Heart”, and will be
test marketed this February in Texas. We are the first and only preschool fitness program the
AHA has chosen to partner with to combat obesity and heart disease! Please keep this pilot
Week of: program in your prayers that great success will be achieved. If this were to become an
international partnership, we could reach well over 100,000 preschool aged children…how
Class: Ms. Hilary’s Favs FYI…
Topic: 5 A Day Did you know that SNG is the world’s largest network of Children’s Fitness Instructors &
Exercise: Tip Toe thru the Global Health & Wellness Program for Children?
snow Toe Lifts Did you know that over 150,000 preschool-aged children in 38 U.S. states and 20 countries
participate in Stretch-n-Grow each week?
January 11th Did you know that you must be a Certified Youth Fitness Specialists to teach the Stretch-n-
Class: Super Hero Class Grow classes?
Topic: Yellow/Orange Did you know that our Exercise Catalog & Curriculum was and is developed and monitored by
Fruits & Veggies an Advisory Board?
Exercise: Snow Blower Push Did you know that our curriculum follows standards and recommendations of NASPE, AFAA,
Ups ACSM and AAP?
Our goal is to have more than 100,000 preschoolers participate to help fight America’s
January 18th No. 1 and No. 3 killers –heart disease and stroke – and to teach children the importance
Class: Backyardigans of physical activity and a healthy heart. Please pray for success!!!
Topic: Blue/Purple F&J
On a local level, we’re starting my favorite curriculum topic…FRUIT AND VEGGIES!!! Please
Exercise: Raise the Roof
discuss the handouts with your children and try to incorporate the “colors” into your daily lives.
We all need to eat 5 fruits and veggies a day and to focus on making it a rainbow of colors. The
children will learn that each color has its own super secret kid power to make them strong and if
Class: Phineus and Ferb
they only eat only one color, they’re missing out on all the other “powers” (vitamins). You as a
Topic: Green F&V
family will be challenged at the end to see how you’re doing. Please share with me any fun things
Exercise: Jump on one foot
your children may say!!
I wish for you a very BLESSED 2010!!
You’ll find this
newsletter, as well as www.stretch-n-grow-foothills.com
other great info on our
website check it out!!