Spring has officially arrived and that means that, whether we like it or not, the time came to smell the coffee and get active! Days are longer, nights warmer and our appetite for life bigger than ever. But in all this Great Awakening let’s not forget about one essential thing: TAKING BREAKS! Continue reading “Give Me a Break! ~ By Natalia Oparka”→
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston Churchill.
A good example for this would be individuals who hold within high social responsibility with the urge to have a positive impact on human development by their contributions.
Weam Bakheet implemented this bravely, so after she finished her Master’s in the UK, she decided to return to her homeland, Saudi Arabia and started to design and work on a program that is the first of its kind that focuses on training children to raise their awareness toward life’s important concepts. She believes that her program should include 8 vital fundamentals for good-mannered children and therefore better individuals in the future.
Proudly, Weam founded her awareness center for children, which is located in Jeddah/Saudi Arabia under the name “Wise Juniors”.
Playing is a child’s purpose in life and the source of his or her entertainment and fun.
Playing provides a child with some important skills to build his or her personality. lt’s a fast way to get to know more about your child’s tendencies from a very young age.
It can develop his personality while having fun. Without playing, the child becomes less-skilled, and that proves the importance of playing, which is determined by adult awareness about how playing is significant for the child. Continue reading “Playing with Your Child: Why it is So Crucial – By Suha Hosni Al Turki”→
With a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s in Business, it’s highly surprising that 41 year-old Gentry Bradley decided on a career in fitness training. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Gentry was a sprinter before turning to coaching 11 years ago. In 1998, he was the national champion for the 200-meter sprint as well as being the World Intercontinental runner-up. He now shares his expertise training and experience with elite-level athletes who are preparing for events such as the Olympics Games, World Championships, Asian Games and Gulf Championships. His coaching specialty is in the sprint events of running which consist of 60-meter, 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter sprints. “I’m all about speed!”, he claims, “The athletes that I’ve trained have been ranked as high as #5 in the world, that’s saying something.”
He has worked for both the Saudi Arabian and Qatari track teams as well, doing consultation for teams in Lebanon, Iran, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and various US athletes and colleges. In addition to that, Gentry is currently creating his own athletics training group, GBJ Athletics, aimed at sprinters from the US, Middle East and Asia who are looking to train. Uvadahlia’s own Zatasha Kiran spoke to Gentry about life in the fast lane.
As the two-year mark of my Celta completion approaches I contemplate on the joys, tears and most importantly, learning adventures I experienced. For those of you who are new to the teaching world the Celta stands for ‘Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults’ and unlike many other teacher training programs it allows you to equally explore both the theoretical and practical side of teaching.