Congratulations to the BOKS 2019 Trainers of the Year!
BOKS is extremely grateful to ALL our trainers who dedicate their time to ensure our Canadian children stay physically active. Our volunteer trainers are beyond essential and play an extremely large role in the success of BOKS. We simply can’t thank everyone enough, although given the opportunity we certainly would like to. Like last year, [...] Read More
The Importance of Yoga & Mindfulness
A NOTE FROM TARA STILES – Founder of STRALA Yoga and contributor to the BOKS Yoga & Mindfulness curriculum. It’s not the yoga that heals you. It’s you that heals you. I was lucky as a kid to grow up with a healthy dose of mindfulness without the side of pretense. My parents led by example [...] Read More
How to Help Kids Cope and Deal with Stress
When I first set out to write this I started to think about stress from a kid’s perspective. I have two daughters aged 14 and 9 and they encounter stressful situations on a weekly basis. I thought about their unique personalities and developmental stages, but what I realized as I looked at what causes stress [...] Read More
Inclusive Ways to get Everyone Moving at Recess!
Spring has sprung! With the weather getting nicer, it’s time to get the kids outside and make the most of their RECESS time. The reality is, kids spend most of the springtime in school waiting for summer vacation to begin. With the nicer weather they will hopefully be getting outdoors more often and recess will not [...] Read More