PHOENIXVILLE STUDENTS GET A BOUNCE FROM 'EXERCISE SPHERES' IN CLASS.

THE MERCURY, PA.  FEB. 2013 By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@pottsmerc.com Tuesday, February 26,2013 Yoga balls are used in Phoenixville Middle School’s sixth-grade writing class rather than chairs. (Photo by Kevin Hoffman/The Mercury)…

12 DAYS OF GIVING

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL & CLINICS, MN.   DEC. 2012 Published on Friday, 14 December 2012 07:00 Written by Allison Balfanz  Read article. Our friends and families gave in ways big, small and surprising in 2012—from donating hundreds…

WITTFITT STABILITY BALL PROGRAM BENEFITS DR. LEVESQUE FOURTH GRADERS.

FIDDLEHEAD FOCUS, ME.  DEC. 2012 JENNA BEAULIEU 4 December 2012 FRENCHVILLE - Fourth graders at Dr. Levesque Elementary School were able to connect via video teleconferencing to a class at Zippel Elementary School in Presque Isle and participate…

Somerset Elementary Class Is On The Ball

Somerset Elementary Class Is On The Ball A third grade class at Somerset Elementary School has ditched the chairs to sit on stability balls. By John Molene, Patch Poster | Oct 25, 2011 7:05 pm ET | Updated Nov 28, 2011 6:06 am ET Chairs…

CONVENTION BRINGS PRINCIPALS TO LA CROSSE.

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE, WI.  OCT. 2011 WittFitt exhibits tools for movement in the classroom for principals to try out.LaCrosse Tribune, WI Lisa Witt, the owner of Witt Fitt, shows Arrowhead High School principal Gregg Wieczorek how stability…

Q-C Students Swap Chairs for Exercise Balls

Quad-City Times, February 21, 2011 Steve Martens In most ways, the students in Diane Bodnar’s third-grade class at Mark Twain Elementary School in Bettendorf looked very much like any other third-grade class as they sat quietly and worked…

BOUNCY BALL

"K" MAGAZINE [ENERGIZING CHILDREN'S MINISTRY], JULY/AUG., 2010 WittFitt stability balls are featured in the magazine. Read article.

STUDENTS HAVE A BALL

STUDIO CLASSROOM MAGAZINE, TAIWAN.   SEPT. 2009. Former teacher Lisa Witt felt so strongly about the use of balls as chairs, she started WittFitt. This company encourages the use of the balls. In addition, the company educates not only teachers…

In Some Classes, New Way to Sit Down Gets Around

By Rebecca Vandermeulen, For the Associated Press WOMELSDORF - Some fourth-graders at Conrad Weiser West Elementary School love their new chairs - probably because they're not really chairs at all. The kids are sitting on stability balls,…
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Sharpening the Mind Through Movement

Sharpening the Mind Through Movement:  Using Exercise Balls as Chairs in a University Class By John Kilbourne, Grand Valley State University Research That Matters Objective: The objective of this project was to explore the use of…

SAINT PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOLS STAFF MEMBERS GET ON THE BALL.

SPPS LIVE , MN.  DEC. 2007. More than 50 classroom teachers, physical education teachers, therapists and support staff attended a stability ball training hosted by Student Health and Wellness and funded by Steps to a Healthier MN, St.…

INDUSTRY TREND - HAVING A BALL

WORKING MOTHER MAGAZINE, AUG. SEPT. 2007. When Lisa Witt was a grade school teacher in Colorado and replaced her uncomfortable chairs with a stability ball, she realized she was literally sitting on a good idea. PDF ARTICLE

THE BALL'S IN YOUR CUBICLE.

WALL STREET JOURNAL, NY. FEB. 2007. New Workplace Trend Replaces Office Chairs With Gym Balls; A Debate Over Health Benefits By ANJALI ATHAVALEY February 27, 2007   People have searched for the perfect office chair for decades,…

HAVING A BALL IN SCHOOL.

THISWEEK ONLINE, MN.  DEC. 2006. Having a ball in school Local school first to trade chairs for stability ball program Posted: 12/8/06 by Laura Adelmann This week newspapers Christian Heritage Academy in Lakeville is encouraging students…

STABILITY IN THE CLASSROOM

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR, AK.   NOV. 2009. Stability in the classroom East Elementary class uses balls to sit on instead of chairs Article published on Friday, November 13th, 2009 By LOUIS GARCIA Mirror Writer - kodiakdailymirror.com.   Big,…

HAVING A BALL WITH MUSIC

KANSAS CITY STAR, MO.  SEPT. 2005. JENNIFER HACK/The Kansas City Star Kyle Whalley uses an exercise ball to teach music at Liberty Middle School. By EDWARD M. EVELD   The Kansas City Star As an orchestra teacher at Liberty…