Online Activities: Movement Exercises


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Join Mindful Movement Teacher Edie for a mindfulness practice called Scarf Dancing! Find a lightweight scarf or ribbon, choose your favorite music, and find a comfortable place (standing or sitting) to move freely. Use your creativity and imagination as you play with your scarf, practice active listening, and develop fine motor skills while enhancing eye-hand coordination. Then let us know how you feel afterwards!


Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Coach Eric is back with this fast, fun and final shadow boxing basics video of the year! Join him outside for some fresh air and boxing exercise. Coach Eric will guide you through new boxing combos and footwork exercises to challenge you and strengthen your shadow boxing knowledge. No equipment or gym needed!


Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Get up out of your chair and join Coach E for some body exercises you can do to strengthen your boxing practice at home! Stretch and strengthen, and then finish with a quick boxing round! No equipment or gym needed!


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Coach Ally is back with a fun and challenging cheerleading football chant! Learn the new “fight, let’s go!” football chant and then let us know what type of chant you would like to learn next time!


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Join Coach E for Shadow Boxing Basics with some Halloween vibes in the boxing big time! You’ll learn proper hand position for punches and blocks or parries in three, sweat-inducing rounds! No equipment needed!


Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Join Coach Ally to add words to the dance you learned last week, review old chants and practice calling chants! Then share with Coach Ally what type of dance or chant you would like to learn next time!


Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Strengthen your legs and arms with Coach E in this week’s Shadow Boxing lesson! Join Coach E for some boxing-specific strengthening exercises and then review last week’s combinations and energy bursts! No equipment needed!


Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Ready for a new cheer challenge? Join Coach Ally to learn a fun and energetic new cheer with new moves and then review chants from previous weeks! Share with us what you think the new cheer move should be called!


Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Join Coach E for Lesson 3 and fire up your Shadow Boxing practice! This week Coach E demonstrates rapid fire punching and introduces target practicing. Don’t miss this fun, sweat-inducing 3-round workout! No equipment needed!


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Coach Ally is back with a new cheerleading instruction video! Join her to learn a new Sunflower Hill chant and “rallying” or calling cheer. Then share with Coach Ally what type of cheerleading instruction you would like to see next time!


Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Join Coach Eric for more Boxing Basics! Coach Eric will recap the shadow boxing combinations he taught in his last video and then begin to add new moves to build on those combinations, for three timed rounds. No equipment needed!


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Join Coach Ally to learn a new cheer combination! You’ll learn the new combination and review the cheer and chant from last time. Then help Coach Ally complete the new cheer by sharing with us on social media what words you think would be perfect for the new combination chant!


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Learn your first full cheer with Coach Ally! She will incorporate movements learned from her previous videos and add a chant to complete the Sunflower Hill Cheer! Rally your friends and family to join Coach Ally for some cheering fun!


Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Introducing Boxing Basics with Coach Eric! With more than 20 years of boxing and martial arts experience, Coach Eric from Guardian Gym in Oakland, is a strong advocate for boxing being accessible to everyone. Join Coach Eric for an introduction to Shadow Boxing. He’ll breakdown common techniques, movements, and proper stance, allowing you to build your boxing knowledge and move safely. No equipment needed!


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Get ready to learn and move in today’s Online Activity! Join Coach Ally for a fun instruction in cheer moves with a focus on arm movements! Share with us what you think motion #1 should be called and your thoughts on a chant for next time!


Friday, July 17, 2020
Join Coach Lineah from Hi-Five Sports Tri-Valley for this 20-minute Movement Break, focused on coordination. Grab a basketball or other ball, a mat or towel, water, and space to move.


Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Introducing our new Online Activity: Cheer Instruction! Join Coach Ally for a fun and energetic instruction in basic cheer moves with a focus on arm movements, chanting, and learning a simple routine. Coach Ally loves cheerleading and has been actively competing since she was seven years old. One of her favorite summer activities is trying something new – and she’s ready to guide you in learning some new, exciting cheers!


Friday, July 10, 2020
Join Coach Lineah from Hi-Five Sports Club Tri-Valley for this 20-minute Movement Break focused on strengthening your hips! All you need is a mat or towel, water, and space to stretch out.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Join Coach Lineah from Hi-Five Sports Tri-Valley for 20 minutes of movement exercises to get you ready for your Sun’s OUT Fun’s OUT Virtual Fun Run or Walk! Watch the video and let us know where you plan to run or walk for your #sofo virtual fun run!


Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Join Coach Lineah from Hi-Five Sports Club Tri-Valley for a short movement sequence to increase energy and have fun! Then let us know on social media which movement move you enjoyed most! #SFHActivities


Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Explore moving your body with this mindful movement practice. Follow Teacher Edie through 5 stages of movement from rolling and stretching, to creeping like a lizard, lumbering like a bear, and eventually standing and balancing on tippy toes. This practice builds strength, agility, and is a great way to keep moving. Choose your favorite music or practice in quiet as Edie guides you. As with any physical activity, please pay attention to how you feel: if something causes you pain or discomfort please stop. Let us know what you noticed about this playtime! #SFHActivities


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Sunflower Hill friend Chad Hooker, of Puzzle Piece Athletics, shared this workout with us a few weeks ago, and now you can practice it with Teacher Edie. You will need a sturdy chair, a hand towel, water and a place to work out on the floor. Remember to pay attention to how you feel, rest when you need to and have fun!


Friday, April 10, 2020
Ready for a workout? Join Chad Hooker, Head Trainer at Puzzle Piece Athletics for this dynamic 10-minute workout. All you will need is some space on the floor and a chair or sturdy box. Watch the video once to learn the movements and hear Chad’s tips and then start your workout. Remember to pay attention to how you feel and go at your own pace. Let us know how many repetitions you completed by leaving a comment on FaceBook, Instagram or Youtube.

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