Bensenville, Ill.— The Bensenville Park District announced it will offer yoga and Zumba for kids beginning in October.
“Yoga is a fun way for kids to build fitness and learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress and connecting to their bodies in a loving way,” says Fitness Supervisor Silvia Acevedo. “Kids yoga incorporates fun, age-appropriate yoga poses, creative movement, breathing exercises, games, mindfulness and relaxation.”
Classes are geared for children ages 4-12 and run 4-5 p.m. Mondays. Three sessions are available: Oct. 3-24, November 7-28 and December 5-19. The fee is $24 for residents and $32 for non-residents for the October and November sessions. The December session is shorter and is $18 for residents ($24 non-residents). A free trial class is offered 4-5 p.m. Monday, September 26.
Zumba Kids classes are back by popular demand, delivering a high-energy dance party combining movement, music, games and cultural exploration in each class. The program features kid-friendly routines and music such as hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more.
“Kids will have a blast and won’t even notice they are working out,” Acevedo adds.
Zumba Kids is geared toward children ages 4-12 and runs from 4:15-5:15 p.m. Fridays. There are three sessions: October 7-28 ($24 residents, $32 non-residents), November 4-18 ($18 residents, $24 non-residents) and December 2-16 ($18 residents, $24 non-residents).
Register for both programs at the Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W. Wood Street, Bensenville.