Kids Aerobics

Break out your leg warmers and sweatbands, it’s time to teach your kids the glories of aerobics! Follow along with Kendra VanWasshenova, a physical therapist from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, as she leads an exercise routine suited for your little one. The moves can help improve balance and coordination. It even helps with some skills for schoolwork. Get moving!

Be sure to participate in our Week 3 Contest for Camp Little Victors! Post a photo of your family enjoying being active to our Facebook wall. The winner will be selected from all of the entries on Monday, July 30, and will be sent a Mott prize pack!


This article is part of a six-week series of summer activity ideas, healthy recipes, and safety tips for Camp Little Victors: Virtual summer camp, real summer fun. We hope you can use this and other articles in the series from physicians and staff at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital to make this a happy and health summer break for your family. Enroll now!


University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the country. It was nationally ranked in all ten pediatric specialties in U.S. News Media Group’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” including #4 in the country for heart and heart surgery. In December 2011, the hospital opened our new 12-story, state-of-the-art facility offering cutting-edge specialty services for newborns, children and women.