Meet the Instructors
Sarah Cullo is a recent graduate of John Carroll University in University Heights, OH. She graduated with an B.A. in Exercise Science. Sarah worked with John Carroll’s Athletic Office with the training staff during all four years of her tenure at JCU. She provided first aid and preventative care for JCU athletes on all of the athletic teams. At Care Alliance she found her passion for working in community health care. Ballet and movement have always been part of her life. Sarah served as a choreographer and Vice President of the JCU dance ensemble throughout college. Sarah is excited about making healthy living accessible and sustainable for families in this community through Let’s Move Pittsburgh at Phipps Conservatory.
Maris Altieri is a registered dietitian and Let's Move Pittsburgh program coordinator. From a young age, Maris has been fascinated by the social, cultural and economic context of food, which inspired her to pursue a B.S. in nutrition and dietetics at the University of Pittsburgh and a dietetic internship at the California Polytechnic State University. Throughout her undergraduate career, Maris worked with urban agriculture and nutrition education nonprofits to help tackle barriers related to food insecurity. She finds great joy in empowering families to use food as a tool to nourish the mind, body and soul.
Explore our Let's Get Moving Lunch and Learn Speaker Series for children and caregivers. These unique programs teach fun to make, healthy recipes. To learn even more, please call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.
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$8 MEMBERS | $16 NONMEMBERS
Let’s Get Moving Lunch and Learn Speaker Series: Full Series
Explore our Let's Get Moving Lunch and Learn Speaker Series for children and caregivers. These unique programs teach tips for creating a healthy, active lifestyle for young children.
Tues., Oct. 6 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Spending time gardening has many benefits for children. Learn how to foster even more benefits by improving fine motor skills and sensory learning.
Tues., Oct. 13 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Learn how to integrate physical activity into your daily routine and avoid burnout.
Fine Motor Skills
Tues., Oct. 20 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Discover how involving your children in the kitchen can help them practice and strengthen their fine motor skills.
Safe Sport Update
Tues., Oct. 27 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Social distancing creates a new challenge for safe organized sport and active play for children. Learn and discuss methods to ensure a safe and rich environment for children’s play. Learn what organized sports are being practiced and discuss the current recommendations for participating in organized sport. Also learn ideas from Diane Craft, Ph.D., for leading young children in fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate physical activities that use inexpensive equipment, small spaces, and work well in homes, childcare centers, and schools.