Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Sex Ed and Health (MS) (elizabeth ortega)

Note: This class is open to middle school students only.

We will work to create a space where you can learn relevant information about sexual and relational health. Talking about sex and our bodies openly and honestly can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. It can also be enlightening, informative, and exciting!

This class will be a place to build confidence and friendly curiosity, rather than shame and judgment. Cultivating a relationship with one’s sexuality and body is a journey – and it’s better if you feel informed and aware along the way.

We will utilize the book: Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You “This candid, inclusive, stereotype-defying, and absolutely wonderful primer on sexuality and gender identity embraces diversity in all of its dimensions.” To further inform the curriculum we will also use the age appropriate curriculum: The Get Real middle school curriculum.

Please reach out if you have any questions about the content of this class!

Self Care Slow Down (elizabeth ortega)

We all need some extra care. Intentional, set aside time to take care of us.

I invite students who have taken this class every time it was offered, as well as students who feel like taking care of themselves is new and maybe even a bit of a strange concept. Spring term is a perfect time to prioritize your own self care. This class offers an opportunity to slow down, check in with yourself, and engage in practices that help you prioritize taking care of your whole being: mind, heart, body, and spirit – especially when things get tough.

We will come together to take care of our hearts, bodies, and spirits, and get to know each other and ourselves a little better. We will meditate, listen, breathe, make art together, go outside, write, stretch, and create.

You become what you practice. Let’s practice together.

Soccer and Kick It (hannah and elizabeth)

Play soccer! Kick it! It’s still happening! We are going to cap the class at 12 students this term.

Yoga (hannah)

This is a continuation of the last-slot-on-Wednesdays yoga class. We breath, we stretch, we talk, we connect. We get stronger. It’s really fun.