Make Valentine’s Day loving and healthy

Make Valentine’s Day loving and healthy

Traditionally Valentine’s Day means wine and chocolate, while both may be good for you in moderation, why not start a new tradition this year? For families with young children, hold a dance party right in your living room. Aren’t sure of the moves, try some online...
Winter walks to school

Winter walks to school

The annual Winter Walk Day is coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 7. This nationally recognized day aims to encourage kids to get out and be active before and after school. Create a walking school bus in your neighborhood, slow down and enjoy the snow, and best of all get...
Make your play active

Make your play active

RiseVT launches campaign to promote leisure-time movement Twenty-severn percent of area residents do not engage in physical activity during their leisure time, according to a 2015 Behavior Risk Factor Survey, even though being active is as important for adults as it...
Yoga teaches first-graders self-regulation skills

Yoga teaches first-graders self-regulation skills

Amy Ward, School Counselor at St. Albans Town Educational Center approached RiseVT with the idea of doing a six-week yoga class as part of the first grade curriculum. Ward currently teaches mindfulness to the second grade, and was interested in incorporating yoga into...
Highgate Steps It Up to Improve Walkability

Highgate Steps It Up to Improve Walkability

Highgate VT— 300 students, plus faculty, parents and community members celebrated the new stretch of sidewalk from Lamkin Street to a much desired flashing beacon leading pedestrians safety across Route 78 during the “Walk to School Day” on Friday December 1st. So...