Food For Thought – Making Healthy Snacks 2018

At Springs School (East Hampton NY), Susan Blacklocke presented a dynamic nutrition unit in 5th  grade Health classes. In this particular module students learn how to make healthy snacks. They also learn the importance of reading a food label and the process of branding, packaging and distributing food products.

This video features:
Springs School 5th Graders, East Hampton NY
Joey Colavito, Health & Phys Ed Teacher
Susan Blacklocke, Nutrition Instructor
Erika Haberkorn, Assistant
Kate Rabinowitz, Program Director

Yoga in the Gym 2017-2018

At Springs School, Sag Harbor Middle School, East Hampton and Pierson High Schools a yoga curriculum has been brought into gym classes by Heather Hartstein.  Classes include yoga postures, instruction on anatomy and physiology, mindfulness of breath. Early on in the yoga practice students learn to use it for concentration and relaxation. They’re encouraged to start a home practice – to make yoga a wellness tool for the rest of their lives.

Yoga – Winter 2016

Yoga instructors, Ashlynn Manning, Linda Muse and Jenna Minardi, taught a series of yoga classes to over 1200 students from K-8 grade at Springs School, East Hampton NY.  Meghan Cereola, the Physical Education instructor supervised this series. Yoga games helped her students focus their attention and improve their kinetic awareness.   The students also learned breathing and relaxation techniques for stress management.

Food For Thought 2016

Food for Thought is an Anna Mirabai Lytton Foundation wellness education program made possible by a grant from The Balm Foundation. Meghan Cereola’s 5th and 6th grade health classes at Springs Elementary School (East Hampton NY) learned how to make healthy snacks with nutrition experts, Susan Blacklocke and Kate Rabinowitz. They used seeds, dried fruit, cacao powder and local honey to make homemade power bars.  They created original labels and packaged their snacks using environmentally friendly containers.