I’ll Tumble for Ya!

i Jun 23rd 2 Comments by

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On Tuesday, June 21, Martin C. Barell’s Classroom 1 (and a buddy!), graduated from their 12-week class at Farmingdale Gymnastics Academy.

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They demonstrated all their exercises for family and friends – balance beam, tumbling, obstacle course, zipline, and trapeze.

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There were dazzling smiles everywhere as the boys flew, swung, and fell into the foam pit.

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Friendships were made…

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Everyone grouped around to be congratulated for their efforts and progress.

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Each gymnast received an award for their special strength:

Best Trampoline

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Best Flyer

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Best Somersault

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Best Trapeze

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Best Balance Beam

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And Honorary Team Member J. received the award for Best Buddy!

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We’d like to thank Farmingdale Gymnastics Academy and especially coaches Serena and Lisa for their teaching skills and wonderful ways with our students.

NSSA Winter Olympics Part II

i Jan 9th No Comments by

Things were really warming up for Classroom 2 back in December when they participated in the Winter Olympics, designed by some of NSSA’s visiting physical and occupational therapists.

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It takes a village…

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Our Olympians are humble and unfazed by their victories! All in a day’s successes at NSSA.

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NSSA Winter Olympics Part I

i Dec 17th No Comments by

Physical and occupational therapists Jeannie, Amy, and Kate organized a Winter Olympics event
for Classrooms 2 and 4 last week. Students participated in Dolly Races, Hurdle-and-Toss Relays, arts and crafts, and the ever popular Shaving Cream Skating.

PART I – CLASSROOM 4

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GO!!!

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Intense concentration against a backdrop of mayhem…he shoots, he scores!

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Teachers model good techniques for the students

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Showing good sportsmanship by cheering classmates on

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A little quiet time with some more artistic endeavors…and then…

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Shaving Cream Skating! Things started out a little cautiously
with small steps and curiosity…and ended up with Big Smiles!

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And everyone was a winner.

Stay tuned for Part II – Classroom 2.