10.08.15 PRESS RELEASE
Over 40 children aged from 5- 11 from Claypotts Primary School and surrounding local schools attended the Easter Cook School hosted by local charity Food on Friday at Douglas and Mid Craigie Paris Church on Thursday 16th April.
To finish off the day, children and parents were treated to a free yoga lesson in the sunshine from local yoga instructor Finlay Wilson who runs the “Young Yogi’s” project at Heart Space Dundee, where children from 5 upwards can enjoy free yoga lessons.
The Cook School taught the children how to plant seeds, make soup from scratch along with garlic bread and cupcakes and was organised by senior pupils at Craigie High School.
“This is been an absolutely brilliant Cook School, more children than we expected have attended and its great to see the families together outside in the sunshine today. Today’s yoga lesson with Finlay is an opportunity to show our children how cooking and exercise like yoga can help with relaxation and living well.” said Anthea Reid, Manager on Food on Friday
“Kids take to yoga really well, they never say no thats too hard , they just give it a try. The children today have been so responsive and well behaved, they have all worked well together and its fantastic for me to be able to bring Young Yogi’s to Food on Friday today.” said Finlay Wilson, Heart Space Dundee.
Brother and sister Crawford Haig, 9 and Eilidh Haig 5 from Claypotts Primary School attended. Crawford said “I made soup with garlic, courgette and potato and a pudding.” My favourite yoga positions where the Scorpion and The Frog”.
For further information on Young Yogi’s free yoga classes for kids and teenagers at Heartspace Dundee visit www.yoga.heartspacedundee.co.uk