Tribes face kid obesity

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Tribes face kid obesity

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“We try to motivate people to come out and exercise,” said Radona Tom, the events coordinator for the Sleeping Ute Diabetes Prevention Program. The program includes a twice-a-week Zumba fitness class at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc.
Sandora Watts, 18, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, works out with friends during a Zumba fitness class Wednesday at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc. Watts said she also attended Let’s Move! in Indian Country fitness classes when they were in session last spring.
Timber Manning, 9, center, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and daughter of Lisa Jacket and Aretto Leameman, attended the Let’s Move! in Indian Country fitness program when it was in session last spring, and she plans to attend when it starts up again in fall. Manning and tribal member Latyr Lopez, 6, right, daughter of Lelani Manning and Eddie Lopez, take part in a Zumba fitness class on Wednesday at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc.

Tribes face kid obesity

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“We try to motivate people to come out and exercise,” said Radona Tom, the events coordinator for the Sleeping Ute Diabetes Prevention Program. The program includes a twice-a-week Zumba fitness class at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc.
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Sandora Watts, 18, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, works out with friends during a Zumba fitness class Wednesday at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc. Watts said she also attended Let’s Move! in Indian Country fitness classes when they were in session last spring.
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Timber Manning, 9, center, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and daughter of Lisa Jacket and Aretto Leameman, attended the Let’s Move! in Indian Country fitness program when it was in session last spring, and she plans to attend when it starts up again in fall. Manning and tribal member Latyr Lopez, 6, right, daughter of Lelani Manning and Eddie Lopez, take part in a Zumba fitness class on Wednesday at the Sleeping Ute Recreation Center in Towaoc.
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