Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor apologizes, pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct

By Nicole Chavez and Eric Levenson, CNN Updated 12:12 PM ET, Wed November 22, 2017 (CNN)Larry Nassar, the former acclaimed USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty Wednesday to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and apologized in a Michigan court for sexually abusing underage girls. Three of those charges applied to victims under 13, and three applied…

Healthy eight-year-old boy who had a heart attack dancing saved by nurse

This story is further proof why YPAD requires its YPAD Certified Studios to ensure it’s core staff are CPR Certified.   By Kirby Spencer For Daily Mail Australia PUBLISHED: 06:49 EST, 7 November 2017 | UPDATED: 07:00 EST, 7 November 2017 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5057487/Eight-year-old-heart-attack-saved-nurse.html#ixzz4ycBJh0qo Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook The parents of eight-year-old Cooper Appleyard, who suffered a cardiac arrest…

YPAD Featured in Dance Teacher Magazine

by Betsy Farber This Organization Is Asking Dance Professionals: Are You Oversexualizing Your Students? Oversexualizing young kids has been a hot topic among dance teachers in recent years. It’s arguably the most controversial topic teachers and studio owners are faced with. Deciding which choreography, music or costumes are appropriate—or not—isn’t always black and white and…

Children’s yoga teacher, 22, is charged with repeatedly molesting a six-year-old because he thought the boy was ‘cute’

Christian Hammond charged with one count of second-degree child molestation Yoga and dance teacher at Parkville Children’s Cottage in Missouri is accused of grabbing buttocks and touching genitals of his six-year-old student  Hammond, 22, claimed he only touched the boy over his clothes  By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com A yoga and dance instructor at a Montessori…

Sean Parker on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains’ – The Verge

Sean Parker, of Napster fame and an early investor in Facebook, says the founders of the social networking site knew they were creating something people would become addicted to, reports Axios. “God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains,” he said at an Axios event in Philadelphia, noting that he has become a…