Families in to Healthy Options (Fit-HOP)
Family fitness and nutrition program based on WE CAN and Media Smart Youth curricula. Classes are held at Friendship Public Charter School Collegiate Academy in NE, Washington DC
The Families Into Healthy Options (Fit-HOP) curriculum utilizes a variety of techniques to help children and their families increase physical activity and improve nutrition. The ultimate goal is to help families prevent and/or reduce obesity, and prevent and/or control type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The program meets the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) WE CAN program objectives of promoting heart healthy nutrition behaviors, increasing physical activity, and reducing screen time. Each series includes ten, 2-hour sessions held on consecutive Saturdays from 9:30-11:30 am. Program includes: family fitness activities, computer-based lessons, music, hip-hop dance, and more. Insurances accepted: Chartered Health Plan and Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN). Space is handicap accessible. Instructors include: registered nurses (BSN), health educators (CHES), registered dietician and certified fitness trainers.
14004 Woodwell Terrace
Updated: 08/25/2010 [ 132 ]