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Fighting Childhood Obesity
The key to fighting childhood obesity is to teach children long-term, healthy habits.
Mindfulness has numerous health benefits for children.
Meditation, yoga, and mindful eating are practices that can help children develop deeper, healthier connections with themselves, food, and the world around them. All of these enable them to achieve success at school, at home, and in life.
Mindful Living Health Expo
In addition to Light It Up, Keith also volunteers with schools and organizations, such as Let’s Effect and the Apex Academy Charter, to influence youth throughout the year.
At the beginning of 2015, the Light It Up Foundation collaborated with the AltaMed Foundation to launch the Mindful Living Health Expo & AltaMed 5k to educate youth, ages 10-17, and their families about the importance of proper nutrition and physical fitness.
The LA Coliseum supported the 1st Annual Mindful Living Health Expo & AltaMed 5K.
The expo was a free community event with health screenings, holistic wellness sessions, children’s soccer with the LA Galaxy, yoga classes, healthy cooking demonstrations and a concert.
The benefits of yoga for growing children inlcude the following:
- Lower hyperactivity
- Posture improvement