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March 2, 2018

It is holiday time again and many of us are anticipating the long drive to our Easter destination. Is the car ready? Tyres, check; service, booked in; better get that chip in the wind screen attended to as well!

An aspect of the trip that can often leave you cold in the...

May 25, 2017

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Running, jumping, bouncing, crawling, climbing, throwing, spinning, tapping, singing, dancing. These...

May 12, 2017

Why do young children have such emotional explosions?

Tantrums are typically characterised by stubbornness, screaming, yelling, shrieking, defiance, angry ranting, resistance to attempts at pacification and in some cases even hitting and biting.

Parents often view these...

April 14, 2017

Those involved in physical fitness and health know the mantra for building strength, cardio-respiratory capacity and improve physical health – exercise regularly, over a period of time and with a degree of intensity.  But do you know that this mantra applies just as eq...

December 17, 2016

Babies and children need to swing.

Dr Jane Williams

You will have noticed that GymbaROO classes involve a lot of swinging. Your babies and children oscillate back and forth on swings, trapezes, in hammocks, inside suspended rollers, on top of rollers, in our arms as we d...

October 26, 2016

I grew up in a neighbourhood with loads of kids. As was done in those days, much of our play was on the street and venturing from one family backyard to the next. We did however spend a larger proportion of this barefoot and carefree time at one particular house – it w...

October 14, 2016

At GymbaROO and BabyROO we advise every family with young children to have a trapeze bar in their home. Hanging and swinging from a trapeze helps developing bodies and brains in countless ways and helps to ensure your little ones build the solid foundations needed for...

October 10, 2016

At GymbaROO we have always strongly advocated the importance of motor development in the first years of life to later success at school. The relationship between motor development and school success is gaining much greater traction and support as research is finding mo...