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The Gymnastic Underpinning of a Classical Education: Mindfulness in Movement

Within the Christian Classical tradition, there is much talk about virtue formation, and all the necessary skills required for people to learn “how to think” rather than simply “what to think”.   1,740 more words

The Great Conflagration

What is movement?

Lately movement has been gaining strength as a new tendency in the physical world. After having experienced trends like Zumba, TRX and Bootcamps, it is normal to feel that it is just another one of those things that becomes a mania and then fades away. 1,883 more words


Natural Born Heroes, Chris McDougall - a book review

A few years ago author, Christopher McDougall wrote a book about a secretive tribe who basically showed us all that as a race, humans are indeed… 319 more words


My Evolving Philosophy on Fitness

“The body will become better at whatever you do, or don’t do.
If you don’t move, your body will make you better at not moving. 787 more words


Part 7- Using 'MovNat' to Enhance Academic Attainment

Schools are key contributors to the development of a health and physically active lifestyle as children spend the majority of their daily time within an educational setting (IOM, 2012) 2,689 more words


Part 5- Using 'MovNat' to Enhance Academic Attainment

A study conducted in Naperville Central School, Illinois, shows the school has 3 percent of students that were overweight, against the U.S national average of 30 percent, and in 1999 students took part in the international TIMSS (Trends in Mathematics and Science Study), finishing sixth and first in the world in Mathematics and Science respectively, versus the U.S national placing of nineteenth (Mullis… 498 more words


Part 1- Using 'MovNat' to Enhance Academic Attainment

One of the questions the education system is currently trying to address is the ever changing world and how to best educate students and to equip them with skills for an unknown future. 559 more words