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Winter Wonderland Instant Activities

Created by: Aaron Hart, Nick Kline, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Aaron Hart Every year, right around the holiday season, students start to fall into a frenzy of excitement, forget their impulse control basics, and can use a little physical education etiquette reminder. This winter-themed instant activity module was designed just for that. We’ve created 8 fun [...]

Yoga and Mindfulness

Written By: Victoria Otto, Verneda Edwards, Megyn Taback, Daniel Hill, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Mike Martinez Design and Illustrations: Jennifer Truong, James Boland, Aaron Hart Every student can benefit from mindful movement and mental stillness. OPEN's Yoga and Mindfulness module is designed to help your students experience the benefits of mindful practice and [...]

Rhythm & Move

Rhythm & Move Development Team: Aaron Hart, Elyse Loughlin, Andrea Hart, RDN, CDN, Lori Rose Benson, Dr. Olajide Williams, MD, MS Illustrations: James Boland Book Design: Jennifer Truong Rhythm & Move uses the Multisensory, Multilevel Health Education Model to teach young students about emotional and behavioral self-regulation, relationships with other children, and basic nutrition education concepts. This is done in a purposeful [...]

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Created by: Aaron Hart, Nick Kline, Rich Wiles
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown
Design: Aaron Hart

Every year, right around the holiday season, students start to fall into a frenzy of excitement, forget their impulse control basics, and can use a little physical education etiquette reminder. This winter-themed instant activity module was designed just for that. We’ve created 8 fun and engaging instant activities […]

Written By: Victoria Otto, Verneda Edwards, Megyn Taback, Daniel Hill, Rich Wiles
Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Mike Martinez
Design and Illustrations: Jennifer Truong, James Boland, Aaron Hart

Every student can benefit from mindful movement and mental stillness. OPEN’s Yoga and Mindfulness module is designed to help your students experience the benefits of mindful practice and help them incorporate stress-reduction […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore, Jim DeLine, Mike Martinez, Nick Kline, Pam Powers, Rich Wiles, Shannon Maly
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown, Breanna Natale, Andjelka Pavlovic, Georgina Vint
Design: Jennifer Truong

We’re excited to deliver this Fitness Knowledge module which includes high MVPA learning activities, 7 different assessment choices, and over 120 pages of curriculum resources. MANY THANKS to all of […]

Created by: Brandon Herwick, Rich Wiles, Dr. Theresa Cone, Pam Powers, Shannon Maly, Ben Pirillo, Scott Williams, Deedi Brown, Bob Oats, Chris Walker, Alex O’Brien, Matt Bristol, Matt Johnson

Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Brian Devore & Tammy Hanna

Design: Jennifer Truong

This module builds upon the learning and enjoyment that students experienced in the OPEN dance modules for grades K-2 and 3-5. The dances and activities build in […]

Created by: Aaron Hart, Victor Spadaro, Kate Darpino, Rich Wiles
In Partnership With: New York Road Runners
Special Contributions:
 Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

According to statista.com, fitness running is one of the most popular physical activities in the United States with almost 56 million people participating in 2017. That number is an increase of approximately 14 million people since 2007. With that in […]

Created by: Benjamin Pirillo, Daniel Tennessen, Elyse Loughlin, Jason Leach, Rich Wiles, Aaron Hart
Special Contributions: Deedi Brown
Design: Jennifer Truong

Since 2009, the Ninja Warrior obstacle course movement has been broadcast into American living rooms. However, this movement began in Japan in 1997 with Ninja Warrior Sasuke Rising. On average, over 5 million American viewers tune in to each episode of […]