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From downward facing dog to the cobra - Norwich children practice yoga poses

PUBLISHED: 08:12 24 March 2018 | UPDATED: 08:12 24 March 2018

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

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From downward facing dog to the cobra - youngsters at a Norwich school have been brushing up on their yoga.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Children at Cecil Gowing Infant School have been enjoying yoga sessions as part of a wellbeing challenge, which has seen them logging their exercise in a bid to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

It comes as part of our Sports for Schools campaign, in which schools are busy collecting tokens to be in with a chance of winning thousands of pounds worth of sports equipment.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

In Wednesday’s Norwich Evening News and Tuesday’s EDP, we’ll be including a bumper 10 tokens for schools, parents and communities to collect.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

So far, more than 150 schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have signed up to take part.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Tokens will be printed in the paper every day until Saturday, April 14.

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

For more information, email sportsforschools@archant.co.uk

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School  enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is  part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school.
Picture: Nick ButcherYoungsters from Cecil Gowing Infant School enjoy a Yoga class with instructor Kerri-Ann Gibbons. The activity is part of a Wellbeing fitness challenge run by the school. Picture: Nick Butcher


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