621 (NASPE Secondary PE Day) Boogie Boost for Body and Brain!

Friday, March 16, 2012: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Convention Center: Ballroom A
NASPE/Middle and High School PE
Speakers: Kevin Shephard, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and Cathrine Himberg, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA
Come learn brand-new dances that get the heart rate up and challenge the brain. Build new brain cells and improve your synaptic connections! Learn The Brain Boostin' Boogie, Beat It!, Stutter Stomp, Cha-Cha Challenge, and more. Information from SPARK (Ratey, 2008), focusing on HOW exercise affects the brain will be sprinkled in between the dances. The process will be explained in a way that is easy to remember and share with your students.