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  • From Legacy All Sports: 6 Ways Gymnastics Benefits Special Needs Kids

    From Legacy All Sports: 6 Ways Gymnastics Benefits Special Needs Kids

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:53 AM EST2017-12-12 15:53:52 GMT

    6 Ways Gymnastics Benefits Special Needs Kids For special kids, there's a special place to learn. The gymnastics program at Legacy All Sports, Lexington, is leading the way, says Linice Kaiser, owner.Children with special needs face physical and cognitive hurdles as they learn to navigate the world and everything it contains. Little wonder, then, that the sport of springboards and balance beams opens a world of opportunities for kids who learn in different ways. Gymnastics strengthens..

    6 Ways Gymnastics Benefits Special Needs Kids For special kids, there's a special place to learn. The gymnastics program at Legacy All Sports, Lexington, is leading the way, says Linice Kaiser, owner.Children with special needs face physical and cognitive hurdles as they learn to navigate the world and everything it contains. Little wonder, then, that the sport of springboards and balance beams opens a world of opportunities for kids who learn in different ways. Gymnastics strengthens..

  • From Legacy All Sports: Get a Move On! 60 Minutes to Healthier Kids

    From Legacy All Sports: Get a Move On! 60 Minutes to Healthier Kids

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 3:20 PM EDT2015-05-06 19:20:52 GMT
    Back away from the couch! School-age children with higher levels of fitness score better incognitive tests than less-active peers.Do you know how much physical activity your child gets during the day? If your child isn't getting the 60 minutes a day recommended by health experts, it could affect his or her well-being. Children who get an adequate amount of exercise are more likely to maintain a healthy weight, build strong bones and get more sleep, according to health researchers. Elementary ...
    Back away from the couch! School-age children with higher levels of fitness score better incognitive tests than less-active peers.Do you know how much physical activity your child gets during the day? If your child isn't getting the 60 minutes a day recommended by health experts, it could affect his or her well-being. Children who get an adequate amount of exercise are more likely to maintain a healthy weight, build strong bones and get more sleep, according to health researchers. Elementary ...
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  • Champions of Change - UK Dining Inspires Youth to Lead Healthier Lifestyles

    Champions of Change - UK Dining Inspires Youth to Lead Healthier Lifestyles

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:17:26 GMT
    UK Dining employees with a third grade class at Julius Marks Elementary School.UK Dining employees with a third grade class at Julius Marks Elementary School.
    BY:  UK Dining LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2017) — Every year in mid-September, thousands of Aramark employees around the world enrich and nourish lives by inspiring families to lead healthier lifestyles and helping youth and adults achieve lifelong success through education and employment.  This year members of the University of Kentucky Dining Aramark team partnered with Julius Marks Elementary School for a healthy snack demonstration and distribution of snack k...
    BY:  UK Dining LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2017) — Every year in mid-September, thousands of Aramark employees around the world enrich and nourish lives by inspiring families to lead healthier lifestyles and helping youth and adults achieve lifelong success through education and employment.  This year members of the University of Kentucky Dining Aramark team partnered with Julius Marks Elementary School for a healthy snack demonstration and distribution of snack k...
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  • Champions of Change-Blind Equestrian Forms Lifelong Partnership with UK HealthCare to Meet the Challenges of Rare Eye Disease

    Champions of Change-Blind Equestrian Forms Lifelong Partnership with UK HealthCare to Meet the Challenges of Rare Eye Disease

    Friday, October 27 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-10-27 20:37:32 GMT
    Alexis Johnson and her horse Joey jump in competitionAlexis Johnson and her horse Joey jump in competition
    By Ann Blackford LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2017) –  When Alexis Johnson, a 22-year-old avid equestrian and resident of Versailles, Ky., prepares to jump with her horse Joey in competition, she is keenly focused on what lies before her. There are no distractions, no nervousness or fear. Everything around her is in shades of gray and the only sound she hears is the rhythmic pace of Joey’s hooves as he begins to canter.  About 20 feet away, the outline of the fen...
    By Ann Blackford LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2017) –  When Alexis Johnson, a 22-year-old avid equestrian and resident of Versailles, Ky., prepares to jump with her horse Joey in competition, she is keenly focused on what lies before her. There are no distractions, no nervousness or fear. Everything around her is in shades of gray and the only sound she hears is the rhythmic pace of Joey’s hooves as he begins to canter.  About 20 feet away, the outline of the fen...

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