Local fitness centre, Dawn Breakers will next week be holding FREE online fun and fitness sessions for kids during this lockdown with parents encouraged to join in too.
With the latest national lockdown in affect closing schools now leaves parents back on the home schooling track whilst also juggling their own work from home. Health and fitness is an important part of a child’s health and well being and with this lockdown in the winter, being confined to the garden may discourage children from doing a form of exercise outside.
Director of Dawn Breakers, Andy Lavery, who was made a huge difference to families in 2020 with his school meals drive and his Christmas drive to support families over Christmas, said “I’m aware that some of you are up against it in this new lockdown with the schools closed again. At least in the summer, playing in the garden might have been an option – but right now, keeping your kids active, entertained, and out of your hair may be presenting a greater challenge. With this in mind, I’d like to offer an online class a few times a week for your children (and anyone else in the house that wants to get involved)“
The free sessions will be done over Facebook live from the Dawn Breakers Facebook page and there is also a group to join to get your kids motivated. The sessions will be 30 minutes and the aim is to add a bit of fun to the exercise to make the sessions as fun as possible. Andy continued to say “There will be exercise, there will be laughs and there may even be some Kung Fu. It will be loads of fun, engaging, interactive, and will challenge their bodies and minds. Two things that are much needed I feel, with no school happening.
“We’ll Facebook live the first session on Wednesday (January 13th), so you can join in then, or use the replay any time after that. No fees involved, and you don’t have to be local to me. Everyone is welcome, the more the merrier. I’ll make an open page for this so the sessions are easy to find. Ideal for children from 3+, but anyone will probably enjoy and benefit from them, adults included, so feel free to get involved yourself.”
Dawn Breakers has been established since 2013 and is based on West Portway and has had a phenomenal success in delivering peoples health and fitness goals. You can find out more from their website.