Tuesday, 3 May 2011

A boy on a Teeter Gym Ball

I'm bouncing in the air,
I'm Tigger, not a boy!
Mum grumbles, I don't care,
For me it's a pure joy!

I'm jumping in the air,
Wanna join me, little brother?
I'm perfectly aware,
You will be stopped by mother.

I'm leaping in the air,
My world's a somersault,
And I don't know where
And how I will halt.



Sasha is always bouncing, if anything, he is a human Tigger. He has so much energy and he is always on the move. When the occupational therapist first brought a bouncing ball for Sasha to try, he immediately got on it, and since then this ball has become a familiar feature in our house. We had to return the ball to the therapist and the one we use now is bought from amazon.
A Teeter Gym Ball is 65cm in diameter and comes with a pump (the pump was a devil to use, we had to use a bicycle pump instead)
Sasha has a very good balance, as mentioned many times by his horse-riding teacher.
He is very graceful, and whenever he is bouncing on his favourite ball, he reminds me of Picasso's painting "Girl on a ball".

4 comments:

  1. Great to hear Sasha is enjoying himself and using up some of that extra energy.
    Brilliant poem xx

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  2. Haha that's great! Gym balls are the best for stability exercises! Hope you have been enjoying it.

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  3. Fantastic poem! Gym ball provides excellent stability for the total body. Very nice to see the tiny teeter with the boy.

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    1. Thank you Jessi! It's fab for exercise

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