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Photo Gallery: Bokwa fitness master class at Providence Heights Alpha School

Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal - Kirsten Rieder, 10, of Cranberry participates in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal</em></div>Kirsten Rieder, 10, of Cranberry participates in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal - Ania Luckiewicz, 15 (left), and Victoria Thacker, 15, both of Wexford, participate in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal</em></div>Ania Luckiewicz, 15 (left), and Victoria Thacker, 15, both of Wexford, participate in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal - Sister Leticia Plasencia, 74, of the Sisters of Divine Providence Motherhouse in McCandless participates in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal</em></div>Sister Leticia Plasencia, 74, of the Sisters of Divine Providence Motherhouse in McCandless participates in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal - Dance instructor Kristine Horton of Harrisburg (left) and Providence Heights Alpha School physical education teacher Nathan Kramm lead a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the school in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal</em></div>Dance instructor Kristine Horton of Harrisburg (left) and Providence Heights Alpha School physical education teacher Nathan Kramm lead a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the school in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal - Matthew Luckiewicz, 10, of Wexford follows along in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Randy Jarosz | For the North Journal</em></div>Matthew Luckiewicz, 10, of Wexford follows along in a group fitness activity called Bokwa on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Providence Heights Alpha School in McCandless. Participants do movements that mimic drawing letters and numbers with their feet while music plays.

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Providence Heights Alpha School had a master class this spring in the new group fitness activity called Bokwa.

Many of the movements are based around the concept of making letters and numbers with one's feet. The instructor uses sign language to cue the class as to what move will be performed next in the sequence.

Alpha students previously learned Bokwa movements in class and invited others in the community to join them for the master class.

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