Move | Connect | Play
11 January to 14 March 2024 (10 weeks)
Locomotion at Gravity Laboratory: Where Movement Meets Magic
Welcome to Locomotion – A Playful Adventure in Movement!
At Gravity Laboratory, we believe every child harbors an inner acrobat, budding dancer, future yogi, or an unstoppable gymnast. That's why we've crafted "Locomotion" – a unique movement and strength centric program designed to ignite the spark of active living in children drawing from various disciplines such as gymnastics, circus arts, acrobatics, yoga, dance and more.
What Makes Locomotion Special?
Diverse Disciplines: Drawing from an array of movement arts, Locomotion offers an enriching experience that caters to various interests and skills. Whether your child loves the grace of dance, the thrill of acrobatics, or the focus of gymnastics, there's something here for everyone.
Play-Based Learning: We understand that children learn best through play. Locomotion is structured around fun, engaging activities that make fitness feel like a game. It’s not just about building strength and flexibility; it's about sparking joy in movement.
Holistic Development: Our program isn’t just about physical skills. We emphasize coordination, balance, and body awareness, fostering a foundation for a healthy, active lifestyle. But it doesn’t stop there - Locomotion also nurtures creativity, confidence, and teamwork, offering a holistic approach to child development.
Safe and Supportive Environment: Safety is our top priority. Our expert instructors are trained to provide a nurturing environment where children can explore and grow. They're not just teachers; they're mentors who encourage each child to reach their full potential.
Ages: Ideal for children aged 5-11.
Schedule: Thursdays 4 - 5.30pm.
Location: Gravity Laboratory: 3066 St Johns Street, Port Moody.
Join the Locomotion Adventure: Ready to let your child leap into a world of fun, fitness, and fantastic feats? Sign up for Locomotion at Gravity Laboratory today and watch them soar!
Jen Yan is a certified expressive arts therapist who found her love for all things movement and aerial in 2005. Jen is an ACE certified personal trainer, and a CPFA certified instructor, who has taught aerial silks, pole, partner acrobatics and general circus disciplines throughout the Greater Vancouver Area. Notable institutions include CircusWest, West Coast Circus, Tantra Fitness and Future Leisure and Jen is the Co-Founder of Triumph Acrobatic Arts in Mission, BC. Jen has also performed aerials and acrobatics and overseen safety for shows involving partner acrobatics.
Jen’s joy is in sharing the art and physicality of fitness, movement and strength with new students young and old, and her infectious energy and patience is apparent in all her classes and workshops.
Living in Coquitlam, we're lucky to have Jen lead this fun children's program.