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New Jersey YMCA Launches Preschool Health Initiative


Massage School San Diego has chosen the Somerset Hills YMCA as one of its “step forward” award winners for this week, in recognition of its recently launched preschool health initiative, Healthy U.

Basking Ridge, NJ (PRWEB) October 24, 2012

In recognition of its newly launched Healthy U, a preschool health program, the Somerset Hills YMCA has been honored with a “step forward” award from Massage School San Diego. MSSD, an avid supporter of vegan foods, raw chocolate, healthy living and massage schools in San Diego, regularly honors organizations and individuals who make great contributions to the healthy living or massage therapy spheres.

According to, the Somerset Hills YMCA in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, launched Healthy U, a healthy living initiative, in its Millicent Fenwick Daycare Center this week. The program aims to educate preschool-aged children on proper nutrition and daily physical activity. Originally started in 2008 by the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Healthy U is a program designed to fight childhood obesity across the state. The Somerset Hills program is the first of its kind to target preschool children. During this week's kick-off event, children and parents received a lesson on nutrition and healthy eating and planted vegetables in the Giving Garden, located on site. The students will care for and harvest the plants as they grow.

In honor of its newly launched Healthy U program for preschoolers, Massage School San Diego has recognized the Somerset Hills YMCA with a “step forward” award.

About Massage School San Diego:
A long-standing resource to the San Diego massage education community, provides guidance and assistance to incoming massage students, incoming attendees, and the massage schools of San Diego themselves. MSSD is also a purveyor of health news, healthy living tips, and healthy eating advice for man and animal alike.

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