Entries by diane

Area schools coming to Horizon

We are so excited to be able to offer our newest program, Motion Evolution to the area schools.  The schools have put this information throughout their entire student body.  This is great, since many schools do not even offer physical activity anymore.  Our newest program’s name is Motion Evolution, MoEv for short. As children domany types of movements […]

What 90% of Americans agree on including Hudsonville and Jenison

Did you know that polls show that 90% of Americans agree that the only true measure of wealth or success  is relationships?  I think that is awesome!  It makes you think, though, doesn’t it?   I thought you might be interested in this poll since that is probably one reason you are at Horizon (or thinking […]

Fit for Free in Jenison, Hudsonville and Grandville!

Motion Evolution?  Does that name sound familiar?  It is MoEv for short.  This past Saturday, October 2, 2010, we had over 80 children here at Horizon for a Free Class.  To be exact, there were 3 free classes with our professional, adult staff.  The classes were so much fun for the children and the staff! What is […]

Physical literacy in Jenison/Hudsonville

Have you ever heard the phrase “physical literacy”?  I’m guessing that you might not have, since it’s sort of new term being used in physical education.  Well, it simply means learning physical skills that allow you to move well, like academic literacy helps children learn to read well (among other things).  Did you know that physical […]

A little about cross patterning in Jenison

I thought you might like to know a little about cross patterning including the benefits and how we use it in classes with our trademark of fun!  I’m sure you have heard the word, cross patterning before, but what does it really mean for your child? Here are some things that Cross Patterning activities help to develop: hand/eye […]

Higher learning potential at Horizon in Jenison

Did you know Horizon has an academic preschool?  It’s kind of a well kept secret that we’re trying to expose :).  WisdomGym is the name of our preschool and we thought you might like to know some of the things that it includes, so here goes: zoophonics braingym activities art languages & listening exploring science & sensory […]

Want your child to do better in school in Hudsonville?

Since school is starting, (it’s hard to believe fall is here isn’t it?) here are the top 5 “brain foods” for children according to Bethany Thayer, MS, RD, a Detroit nutritionist and spokeswoman for the American Dietitic Association (ADA).  She says that these are the top 5 superfoods that will help children get the most […]

New class for the inactive children at Horizon in Jenison

  I thought you might be interested to know about a new program that we are offering, beginning this fall.  It is called Motion Evolution, MoEv for short and is for overweight and/or inactive children.  This program is a national/international program and needs to carry a license to offer it – which Horizon has :).    We […]