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playground200A New Zealand school tossed its playground rules and let students risk injury climbing tall trees and improvising their own games from construction debris.

A U.S. nonprofit revived recess in low-income communities by involving kids in active, cooperative games using inexpensive balls, jump ropes, hula hoops and coaches to help orchestrate safe, organized play.

Each of these decidedly different approaches appears to have resulted in more active students, better focus during class and less bullying. Learn more about the two strategies and share your thoughts about recess, play and risk.

Does wellness get any better than this?Chihuly Glasshouse

Seattle yogis will "Flow in the Glow" as SHAKTI Vinyasa Yoga Founder Lisa Black teaches a 75-minute class to the music of the 60-70's in the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum at the base of the Seattle Space Needle at 8:30pm, on April 20, 2013.

All levels are welcome to this complimentary event. Please come with an open spirit and friendly nature, as you'll will be mat to mat with fellow Seattle yogis who are all very excited to share this unique event with each other.

Space is limited to the first 300 in attendance, no rsvp required, but please arrive early. Don't forget your mat and water. Hosted by Chihuly Garden and Glass, SHAKTI Vinyasa Yoga Studios of Seattle and lululemon athletica. Learn more

Visit Wellbody Academy's Playdium to play ExerGames, reconnect with the joy of play and learn about the importance of movement to wellness.