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Enrichment Classes

Pikake School provides various enrichment classes after school to support student's joy of learning. The enrichment classes are for current Pikake School registered students.

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EXAMPLES OF ENRICHMENT CLASSES

Kids Yoga and Gymnastics Class

With a different theme each time, children will enjoy yoga through stories and games. Various other activities such as mat exercises and balance beam are included. Physically, yoga helps enhance children's core, balance, flexibility, and immunity. Mentally, yoga helps children learn mindfulness through conscious breathing, making it easier to control their emotions, and build their confidence. Children will learn and exercise using their whole body!

 

Soccer Class 

This class helps children learn the basics of soccer in a very active way! Children will work on their fitness, balance, and reflexes in this class. Additionally, they will learn how to pass a soccer ball and learn the importance of teamwork and cooperation.

 

Pre-Ballet Class 

This class helps children develop flexibility and sense of rhythm by stretching and learning simple steps. Main goal for this class is for children to feel the joy of dancing to music while learning the basics of ballet such as beautiful posture and proper use of the body.

 

Pikake Abacus Class (Teacher is from Math Abacus School of Seattle)

This is a class where children will use various parts of their brains to become more comfortable with numbers and calculations starting at a young age. They will also acquire important virtues such as perseverance and concentration.

 

STEM Lego Class

Using Lego blocks, we will spark children's desires to build, to explore, and to discover. Children will learn how to use their creativity to their advantage under the supervision of an instructor. They will develop skills such as deeper thinking, expanding imaginations, and concentration.

Shaolin Kung Fu Class

Shaolin Kung Fu is one of the martial arts originally from China, but developed in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. The class is mainly about passing on the teachings of Shaolin Kung Fu basic hand forms and martial arts ethics, which includes unity, respect, brave, confidence, courage, discipline and integrity in a friendly environment.