PBS39 and ASR Media Productions Co-produce Educational Children's Programs

Science Time and Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids are set to begin airing on Friday, October 24
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Oct. 26, 2014 - PRLog -- Bethlehem, PA -- October 26, 2014 -- PBS39 and ASR Media Productions are pleased to announce the premiere of two educational children’s programs. Science Time and Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids began airing on Friday, October 24 at 3:30pm on PBS39. These entertaining and informative television shows for children ages five to ten promote the importance of education and creativity.  The shows will continue to air in the same time slot.

Science Time, a half-hour program co-produced by PBS39 and ASR Media Productions, features Lehigh University Physics Professor, Gary Deleo, and talented student actors from the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. This exciting and educational television series emphasizes the need for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, which is a proven area of interest among educators. Each episode highlights a STEM topic and features local experts, educational facilities and businesses such as DaVinci Science Center, Lost River Caverns, WFMZ Channel 69, Wildlands Conservancy, and Martin Guitar.

Click to view preview:  https://vimeo.com/108392924

"It's important for PBS39 to remain true to its mission - to educate, inspire, inform and entertain," says Teri Haddad, PBS39's Vice President of Education and Production. "Collaborating with ASR Media and Dr. DeLeo has helped our vision come to life on screen and we look forward to sharing it with our viewers."

Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids, airs directly after Science Time. This 12-part series consists of a three-minute instruction and is a wonderful tool for parents and educators to help children focus and prepare for learning through yoga, music and positivity. In each program, host and award-winning children's yoga expert and musician, Kira Willey, highlights positive character strengths for the children. In our fast-paced world, Kira's unique approach marries her original music to gentle movement allowing children to calm their minds and relax their bodies.

Click to view preview: https://vimeo.com/109042733

"We're thrilled to bring such an innovative series to the Greater Lehigh Valley area and beyond," says Ashley Russo, President of ASR Media Productions. "There is nothing more rewarding than producing programs that enhance the importance of positive self-esteem and character strength in a child's life."

About ASR Media Productions
ASR Media Productions, creator of meaningful media such as Emmy® award winning The PEAK TV, Roey's Paintbox - Art is for Everyone, Sweat Effect - Larry Holmes' Road to Recovery, and their latest co-productions with WLVT-PBS39, Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids and Science Time. ASR Media offers a wide variety of video production services including television development and production, website videos, commercials, corporate productions, non-profit event recaps, and media training as well as marketing and social media placement that complement and enhance a company's existing efforts.

About PBS39
PBS39 is a community-owned public television station licensed to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA, serving eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. PBS39 is owned and operated by the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation. The mission of PBS39 is to educate, inspire, inform, and entertain, while stimulating the exchange of ideas for community enrichment.

About Kira Willey
Kira Willey is a nationally recognized musician and yoga teacher based in the Lehigh Valley. She is the creator of Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids. Her first two CDs (Dance for the Sun and Kings & Queens of the Forest) have won Parents' Choice Awards among others. Her songs include the hits "Colors" (featured in a worldwide Dell advertising campaign in 2008) and "Roller Coaster," which won the Independent Music Award for Best Children's Song; both get regular play on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. SiriusXM's Kids Place Live will begin airing a series of Kira's "Back Seat Yoga Breaks" this month. In September, she led sessions with hundreds of teachers at the National Kids Yoga Conference in Washington DC. Sweet vocals, catchy melodies and heartfelt lyrics are the hallmarks of Willey's style. Her third yoga-for-kids album, How To Be a Cloud, will be released nationally on November 18th.

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