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When children are inspired by their imagination to move, our Dance Stars instructors know how to match their high energy and enthusiasm through dance.
Yoga Stars helps kids channel positive energy by creating a space to practice mindfulness, strength, and breathing techniques.
Capture that high energy so common in preschoolers and turn it into an adventure in a fun, action – packed fitness class.
With All-Star Sports, we introduce the skills and techniques for a FUN mix of sports like baseball, basketball, and soccer.
School Age Programs
Fitness, skill development, teamwork, and enhancing self-esteem in a non-competitive environment!
Stars Across the World
Countries and Growing
Years of Growth
Fun, Age Appropriate Exercises
FUNtastic Themed Curriculum Kids Love
Future Sports and School Readiness
Focus on Emotional Intelligence
Fitness Stars Benefits
Where Fitness Meets Fun!
Through Fitness Stars, we know how to capture that high energy so common in preschoolers and turn it into an adventure. It is a fun, action – packed fitness class where kids learn strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and how healthy foods fuel their bodies.
Meet Our Coaches
Fun and Professional Teachers
Stretch n Grow
Yuna has been dancing since the age of 5. Her childhood was surrounded by the performing art or fitness industry as both parents are Physical Education teachers. Yuna’s progression in dance began with training in classic ballet, followed by jazz, modern dance, tap, and hip hop. She also trained as a unicycle free stylist, as a gymnast and in a variety of sports. Her college education took place at the College of Eastern Utah where she majored in dance. Since that time she has added Zumba and Latin dance to her list of proficiencies.
Passion for dance runs deep in Yuna as does her love for children and teaching. Her original choreography offers kids-friendly routines with an emphasis on fun in learning. Her goal is to help them to pick up steps and movements as part of their engagement in a healthy lifestyle. Her greatest desire is to awaken absolute joy, confidence, self-esteem, creativity and a cultural awareness heralded by the learning and experiences gained in dance lessons. Yuna provides classes for our Stretch n Grow programs.
SnG and WFF Coach
Angeles is a recent graduate from the University of Utah with a degree in Exercise Sports Science, and minors in Nutrition and Human Development & Family Studies. Through Stretch-n-Grow she is able to combine her passions for childhood development and the value of a healthy lifestyle. She hopes to live her life transforming the lives of children and families as she promotes lifestyles that are engaged in personal well-being, forming meaningful connections, and demonstrating respect for the environment. She does this herself by being vegan, composting, volunteering, hiking, boxing, and dancing.
SnG and WFF Coach
Kim Hymas has provided many workshops for educators in getting school-age kids active while integrating cognitive with physical fitness into fun programming the teachers and children love. Her strength lies in engaging audiences in fitness activities that can be integrated into the classroom and outside on the playground. She uses games that make everyone laugh while taking on the challenge physically and cognitively. Her enthusiasm for fitness and fun is evident as she ignites the audience in an active learning style.
She is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist, AAHF Senior Fitness Specialist, AAHF Youth Fitness Specialist, TRX Certified, and Power Plate Fitness Certified. Kim specializes in personalized and group programs for weight loss, strength training, general fitness, core stabilization and corrective exercise for all fitness levels.
SnG and WFF Coach
I am a current student at the University of Utah studying Health Promotion and Kinesiology. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is something I am rather passionate about and through Stretch-n-Grow I am able to share that passion with children of all ages. I hope that by working with children, I can promote positive health behaviors that will they will implement into their lives. A few activities that helped myself maintain a healthy lifestyle include Irish dancing, skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. Engaging in physical activity that is truly enjoyable makes it that much easier to work toward/sustain a healthy lifestyle.
SnG and WFF Coach
Edie Clarke is an undergraduate student at the University of Utah double majoring in Kinesiology and Ballet. She has been dancing since the age of five, training in classical ballet, jazz and contemporary. Through her training she’s had numerous opportunities to dance across the country including in San Francisco, Washington DC and Salt Lake City. Originally from Coos Bay, Oregon she greatly appreciates the beaches and forests of the coast and enjoys hiking, attending sporting events with friends and family and volunteering with a variety of charitable organizations. Physical activity has become a love, passion and part of what defines Edie. She loves exploring movement in exciting and unconventional ways. She especially loves working with children, finding their curiosity, creativity, and honesty inspiring and a joy to work with. She is caring, enthusiastic, and an advocate for starting a healthy lifestyle young.
SnG and WFF Coach
Andie was born & raised here in Salt Lake City, Utah. She currently attends the University of Utah pursuing a major in anthropology with a health emphasis. Her goals are to go to medical school & become a neonatologist. She also works at the University of Utah Hospital in the pediatric clinic. Andie has a true passion for working with kids & helping them develop into amazing little humans. Andie grew up playing sports and dancing, & truly believes it is because of that exposure she maintains a healthy life today. Through being a coach at stretch n grow she hopes to help children understand the importance of physical activity & understanding how amazing our bodies are & how much we can do with them!
Certified Yoga Instructor
Bill comes to us with a strong background in healthcare administration and is now focusing on his Yoga Practice. He has taught Stretch-n-Grow's Yoga Stars and Yoga Kids for School-aged children. He also regularly teaches Restorative Yoga.
B.S. Business Administration and a Certified Yoga Instructor.
Meet Coach Lauren!
I've been working with children for about four years now and I absolutely love it! My favorite thing about working with kids is the pure enthusiasm they have for life and learning. I love teaching them how to keep their bodies healthy and have fun at the same time. I have a background in yoga, contemporary dance and ballet. I'm so excited to teach the kids and learn from them myself!
Our Awesome Parents and Partners
Cottonwood Heights Soccer Program
"I was so impressed with how much my son learned in such a short time. This is the type of program I have been looking for and can't wait to be a part of the next one."
Cottonwood Heights Basketball Program
"Great Program! Hands on coaching in a fun environment and every kid feels special. Fun props and good drills. "
Park City Toddler Program
"We have really enjoyed the class! (My son) has had so much fun digging for vegetables, racing to harvest, and stretching his way through the exercises. It's so nice to have something for two year olds. It's so hard to find that. Thank you!"