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Aerobics

Aerobics combine cardiovascular, stretching, and strength training routines in order to improve all elements of fitness. Aerobics is performed to music and led by an instructor. Participants are able to perform exercises according to their...

Athletic Training Aide Program

George School’s certified athletic trainer oversees all student trainers. Each student athletic training aide works with a team and is present at every practice and game, both home and away. Students become certified in CPR...

Athletic Team Sports

Athletics are an integral part of the George School experience. George School teams play many area Quaker schools in the Friends Schools League and other local public and independent schools. Participation on a team builds...

Core Strength

Students enrolled in this class utilize diaphragmatic breathing in combination with abdominal workouts and Pilates exercises to increase core strength and flexibility. Students create individual fitness goals to work toward over the course of the...

Gardening

Students who participate in the gardening class are responsible for watering, weeding and maintaining beds, turning the mulch pile and spreading it into the beds, picking and delivering seasonal produce, and erecting/dismantling growing structures. In...

Net Sports

Students learn the basic skills and strategy of net sports such as badminton, tennis, and volleyball. Each class begins with a physical fitness period, which includes a variety of exercises that help to develop abdominal...

Personal Conditioning

Students enrolled in personal conditioning improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and tone, and core strength utilizing the weight room. Individual workout routines are created in conjunction with the teacher to meet the needs of each...

Physical Education

Frequently offered physical education courses include aerobics, basketball, golf, net sports, personal conditioning, ultimate Frisbee, and yoga. All classes are coeducational and often contain students of different ages and skill levels. Classes meet three times...

Recreational Sports

Each class chooses three sports to play over the course of the term. Frequently chosen sports include basketball, floor hockey, and soccer. Each student has the opportunity to improve his or her individual skill level....

Weight Training

Students learn the proper technique for weight training exercises using both machines and free weights. All major muscle groups are covered. Students are encouraged to set goals, and work at the rate appropriate for their...
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