Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Meet Our New P.E. Teacher


With a definite need for us to be more active in these solitary months of winter, I reached out for an alternative for us for Physical Education. Meet our new teacher ... Billy Blanks, Jr.



Three days a week I have been pulling up Billy Blanks, Jr., 10-12 minute hip hop exercise videos on Youtube and we have been getting our hip hop on! There are tons of routines and they are fun! Today we did a mix of 70's, 80's, and 90's dance moves. The videos really get our heart rates up, and we even sweat a little! And by the end the kids are saying, "I can't do it anymore! My legs!"

I didn't know if the kids would be able to handle the fast-paced routines (or me, for that matter), but they actually catch on pretty quick and are doing a great job keeping up!

If you are bored in your form of physical activity, I highly recommend this!

5 comments:

  1. Haha- love it. Isn't he the Tae Bo guy??

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  2. Exercise is so important in all of our lives. It's great that you're including it in your curriculum.

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    1. It was your post about the Denise Austin videos that gave me the idea. Thanks, Rona!

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  3. Thanks for sharing this. I didn't even know their was a Billy Banks Jr. I might need to try something like this in place of my Zumba for a couple of week. My heels are bothering me a lot and I am thinking about taking a Zumba break to allow them to heal.
    Blessings
    Diane

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