Standing in lessons increases concentration

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)

Effect and benefits:

  • 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

Customer testimonials

Nicola Waldvogel, teacher at the OZ Buechenwald Gossau in Switzerland

Nicola Waldvogel, teacher at the OZ Buechenwald Gossau in Switzerland

It adds to lessons, as sitting is not good for your back. I think it is a very good thing when the children can stand up and move about. I use them a lot in lessons.

Michael Knus, pupil from Switzerland

Michael Knus, pupil from Switzerland

It’s more easy-going because you can relax your back and the mats are very comfortable. It’s comfortable to work this way.

Jerome Oesch, pupil Gymnasium Wil, Switzerland

Jerome Oesch, pupil Gymnasium Wil, Switzerland

I can concentrate during lessons much better than I could before. I used to get very tired very quickly.


Media reports about kybun in schools

Wednesday 28. May 2014kyBounder goes to school

kyBounder goes to school

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