Healthy Habits, Happy Kids

La Puerta Abierta Learning Center in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala. I teach the kids yoga there on Fridays, and they kill me with their adorableness every time.

La Puerta Abierta

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Hand washing, healthy eating, exercise, mindfulness, tooth brushing and hygiene are the themes we have woven into our curriculum this month at La Puerta Abierta as we explore healthy habits.

Dr. Luisa from St. Thomas Hospital in London visited to share about the importance of hand washing and brushing teeth with our students.  Mil gracias Louise!

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Miss Ana modeled tooth brushing for our preschool students.

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We’ve been talking about healthy foods and…

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and we’ve been cooking up healthy recipes!

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photo 2-2Carrot, banana, oat muffins!

photo 4-2Kindergarten organized our March assembly and presented “Dancing vegetables.”

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And Mrs. Michelle has been leading us in   yoga for our body, mind and soul every Friday.  Om….

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Michelle Margaret Fajkus is a yoga teacher and freelance writer, editor and translator, as well as the creator of Yoga Freedom. She is a 30-something gringa Gemini in Guatemala where she lives with her family. Michelle learned yoga from a book at age 12 and found zen in California at 23. A native of Austin, Texas, she enjoys reading, writing, hiking, swimming and lounging in hammocks.

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