Naps, yoga sway judges

Comment News (Armadale) - - Business -

CANNING Vale fam­ily day­care provider Leanne Dowsett’s qual­ity of care was recog­nised a sec­ond year in a row for her fo­cus the wellbeing of chil­dren by al­low­ing naps outdoors and teach­ing yoga.

Ms Dowsett started her day­care ser­vice 12 years ago and last year won State Ed­u­ca­tor of the Year for Fam­ily Day­care Aus­tralia.

She re­cently was named Re­gional Ed­u­ca­tor of the Year for Fre­man­tle and South­ern Sub­urbs, putting her in the run­ning for state recog­ni­tion once again.

“I form close bonds with the fam­i­lies in­volved and have a real fo­cus on kids’ men­tal health with yoga, down time and get­ting back to na­ture,” she said.

Her day­care is part of the Na­ture Al­liance Fam­ily Day­care Ser­vice.

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