This year has created new challenges, but also new opportunities. The team at Los Angeles School of Gymnastics has risen to the occasion and devised a new program of lessons using our outdoor space to keep your children safe, while still making sure they can get the hour of physical activity a day recommended for children by government agencies. If you’re worried about your child’s physical education and activity levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be interested in Los Angeles School of Gymnastics’ outdoor gymnastics lessons.
The Department of Health and Human Services, suggests that children and adolescents ages 6 through 17 years do 60 minutes or more of exercises physical activity daily to promote health and fitness for lower body fat, and stronger bones and muscles. There are also brain health benefits for children, including improved memory. It can also help prevent risk factors for various health conditions like heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
Guidelines for Children and Adolescents Appropriate for their Age
Gymnastics / Aerobic: It builds flexibility, balance, and strength, all of which will aid an individual in physical development and athletic performance elsewhere.
Muscle-strengthening: As part of their 60 minutes daily physical activity, they should include muscle-strengthening physical activity on at least 3 days a week. Try out the following:
Bone-strengthening: Children and adolescents should include bone-strengthening physical activity on at least 3 days a week.
Try out the following:
How LASG Teach Gymnastics and Physical Education When Socially Distant
There is difficulty in teaching a discipline like gymnastics while socially distant. Gymnastics, like any physical skill, requires a certain amount of modeling the correct form and correction of improper form. Our exceptionally talented and experienced coaching team, however, are able to work around these safety restrictions while still creating and delivering exceptional lesson plans to impart a broad range of gymnastics skills.
Los Angeles School of Gymnastics is dedicated to keeping its staff and students safe. By implementing the CDC’s recommendations, we strive to preserve the physical and mental health of our community.