Teachers Ditch Student Desk Chairs for Yoga Balls

Teachers Ditch Student Desk Chairs for Yoga Balls

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balance ball chair-GaiamdotcomRobbi Giuliano thinks ditching students’ desk chairs in favor of yoga balls is one of the best decisions she ever made in 11 years of teaching.

Replacing stationary seats with inflatable bouncers has raised productivity in her fifth-graders at Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School, helping students focus on lessons while improving their balance and core strength, she said.

The giant rubber spheres, also called stability balls, make the student work to stay balanced which increases blood flow, leading to more alertness.

(READ the AP story from TODAY)

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