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Upside Down Games

October 30, 2013 10:59 ET

Magic Path of Yoga and Yoga Spinner From Upside Down Games Garner Top Industry Honors

New Yoga Games Receive the Industry's Most Prestigious Awards From the Parents' Choice Awards, the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio and NAPPA

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 30, 2013) - Upside Down Games (www.upsidedowngames.us) is a new lifestyle and fitness company that is committed to creating high-quality educational games that help children establish life-long healthy habits based on physical exercise, intellectual activity, and social commitment. They do this through YOGA! Their entire line of board games, card games, and spinner games is yoga-based and so much fun. This amazing company is receiving many top honors for their achievements in creating games that bring families together and get kids moving!

Upside Down Games received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio's Platinum Award, given to the toys that represent the most innovative, engaging new products of the year. Educator, parent and kid testing go into each product considered for an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Yoga Spinner was selected for this award because of its ability to teach children yoga poses through fun and easy to follow instructions. "Yoga Spinner is an innovative game that engages the whole family, appealing to both boys and girls," said child development expert Stephanie Oppenheim, co-founder of toyportfolio.com. "We appreciate games that get kids moving, while having fun. The design of the game is also innovative, the fact that the game is self-contained with the cards stored in the spinner, makes this game a winner!"

Upside Down Games' Magic Path of Yoga has received the Parents' Choice Gold Award® and Yoga Spinner has received the Parents' Choice Silver Award®. Established in 1978, Parents' Choice Foundation is the nation's oldest nonprofit consumer guide to quality children's media. Upside Down Games is now a member of a very select group, fewer than 20% of the products submitted to the Parents' Choice Awards program receive any level of commendation. It is truly an honor to be recognized in this way. 

Magic Path of Yoga has also been named as a 2013 NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Award) gold winner! This recognition from NAPPA is more than just a seal of approval. It signifies that a product has been rigorously evaluated against stringent criteria and that it stands out among hundreds of similar products from around the world. Products that receive the prestigious NAPPA award are quality products that parents and professionals can trust.

"We are thrilled that our games are receiving so much recognition!" said Matías (Matt) Gutiérrez Moyano, chief executive officer of Upside Down Games. "We have created a line of games that we really believe in and it is exciting to know that we are inspiring children to develop a life-long love of yoga!"

Upside Down Games is a Los Angeles based company founded by professionals from the fields of yoga, medicine, and education. Our group is committed to helping children grow into healthy, intelligent, socially conscious members of society. As believers in the power of yoga to transform both bodies and minds, we create eco-friendly, high-quality, yoga-based games and products that help children establish life-long healthy habits based on physical exercise, intellectual activity, and social commitment.

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