Preston Blackburn is a dynamic presenter who has rallied countless educators and community leaders to her mission of #Movetolearn through her logical arguments and compelling research. Coupled with her years of experience working with young children Preston makes physical activity fun.
Through her company Pop, Hop & Rock, Preston takes physical play to children, using purposeful movement patterns and building strengths that young children need to excel in the classroom. Our cultureâ€™s sedentary teaching style is impacting our children socially, emotionally, cognitively and behaviorally. Prestonâ€™s programming aims to shake that up.
Preston also provides professional development to teachers to further her mission of turning our current educational culture on its head. She believes that children who are more physically active are also more confident not just on the playground, or the sports field, but in the classroom and ultimately in life.
Preston is an ACE Group Fitness Instructor, Health Coach, Youth Fitness Specialist and a former NCAA athlete. This training coupled with her sports background allow Preston to bring an extensive knowledge of sports mechanics and kinesiology to her work. In addition, her passion for wellness, nutrition and health drive her love for helping kids become the best they can be.