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Sports & Fitness

Yogi Kids: Nurture Focus, Self-Esteem, Fitness with Yoga

Libbey York’s expectations were low when she enrolled her sons Graham, eight, and Lawson, four, in a children’s yoga class last summer thinking they could meet friends and just try something new. But her children’s responses to the yoga classes truly surprised her. “They couldn’t stop talking about all of their new moves and practicing their poses all around the house!” she says. 

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Not a Team Player? Three Sports Your Child May Enjoy

Fencing, Mixed Martial Arts and swimming - they are not as mainstream as baseball, basketball and soccer, but they may be a good fit for kids who want to participate in sports but shy away from team-focused activities. Here’s more about the benefits and safety of these diverse sports from three instructors who teach kids the same sports they grew up enjoying themselves.

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Fun & Fundamentals - Choosing the Right Sports Program. What Makes a Quality Sport Program or Camp?

Many sport camps and programs will improve your child’s skill level in a given sport, but not every program will also instil the desire to stay active for life. This is an important distinction, and one parents should bear in mind when selecting a sport program or camp for their child.

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Help! I'm About to Become a Hockey Parent

Our three children grew up playing hockey in Calgary. Our sons are now 27 and 23; our daughter is 21. They all still love the sport. Here are five tips for parents who are heading to the rink for the first time:

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