Sitting dominates our lives from a young age. The best way to change set structures and behaviour patterns is by incorporating movement and energy into everyday life at school.
The kyBounder simulates a soft, flexible surface. Even simply swaying on the kyBounder activates a range of different muscles. Studies show that moderately moving while learning makes learning easier and increases intelligence. In contrast, sitting still and concentrating result in significantly poorer results. What’s more, kybun prevents incorrect posture and relieves school-related stress.
Read a survey of pupils and teachers about standing desks in the classroom PDF (104 KB)
- Increased concentration when learning
- Increases creativity
- The combination of moderate exercise and mental activity increases learning capacity
- Improves posture
- Improves coordination and body perception
- Improves well-being
- Burns calories, even during lessons
- Is great fun
- Helps reduce hyperactive behaviour
The standing desk and mat have been a huge success. The children enjoy going into this room, and they also enjoy learning there. The standing classroom also helps them maintain good posture.
I really like it. Sitting the whole time is really annoying, and you rock back and forth.