Insights from a Lineage Medicine Pioneer

Nisha Devi founded Kala Wellness to grow the use of Lineage Medicine, including its movement components, such as yoga and qigong. Nisha explains the meaning behind the medicine, how it helps, her path to her practice, and Kala Wellness’ new partnership with Fit Kids.

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Move Your Body, Calm Your Mind

Jessica Byers — Executive Director of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being — explains how the Council impacts the health of Californians by rallying government, celebrity athletes, and many organizations, including Fit Kids.

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Dr. Andrea Wieland — Olympic Caliber Mental Health

Dr. Andrea Wieland, who played field hockey for the U.S. in the 1996 Olympics, now runs a mental health and performance psychology practice. Our Conversation covers what she has learned along that path and how she teaches it to the coaches, parents, and athletes she serves.

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An Olympian’s Life Lessons for Kids

HollyMcPeak (3-time Olympian in Beach Volleyball, Bronze Medalist, ESPN Commentator, and Co-Owner of Elite Beach Volleyball youth club) gets us fired up for the 2024 Olympics and discusses life lessons for kids through sports and fitness.

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Major Impact On and Off the Field

Major Wright went from highlight hits as a safety for the 2008 College Football Champion Florida Gators to NFL stardom to post-career mental health struggles. His recovery includes starting The Wright Way Foundation and its Mr. Good Deed Tuesday campaign, which trains kids in kindness.

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The Power of Play

James Siegal — Senior Fellow at KABOOM! and a board member of the National Fitness Foundation — on how to achieve playspace equity across demographics. As James says here, “Every kid deserves a happy childhood.”

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Giving Kids a Fighting Chance

Like Fit Kids, MMA fighter Eugene Jackson got his start in East Palo Alto, a unique community that shaped him, and which he now shapes by providing training for physical and mental fitness through “conscious combatives” at his Rogue Empire gym.

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Food for Thought

Dr. Aviva Alyeshmerni, MD (aka Dr. Vivi) is a Concierge Pediatrician. Here, she talks nutrition, just one of the topics she addresses on her blog and her “Doc Talks” video interview series at www.AskDrVivi.com.

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