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Benefits of Brain Gym

Extracts from Edu-k UK website

Benefits of Brain Gym

Brain Gym uses the 26 activities and a number of easy strategies to help reorganise the way the brain and body to work together on more efficient ways that make learning, language and living easier !

Brain Gym is Tried, Tested and Found to be one of the Top 10 most effective programs by the Dept of Education (USA) since 1980’s It was developed by…Brain Gym is a set of fun activities that prepare your brain and body to learn, play, communicate, organise and get focused for business, sports, education and everywhere that peak performance makes a real differencMany of those who attend our courses come for themselves while others learn to use Brain Gym to pass on to those they care for, teach and train.

Key Features of the Brain Gym Course

  • The course comprises the full internationally authorised Brain Gym module of the original trademarked programme developee by Dr. Paul Dennison
  • You will learn the original motor and sensory programme, movements and techniques of Brain Gym
  • You will gain confidence, expertise and knowledge from individualised tuition and be able to use it immediately
  • Working in Pairs you will practice and be able to apply what you learn effectively as soon as you complete the course
  • You will learn Brain gym in a supportive learning environment with ongoing mentoring available from Padraig King you course tutor
  • The Brain gym 101 course is the official gateway for training to 3 professional levels in Educational Kinesiology and can lead to your professional qualification as an internationally accredited Brain Gym Educational Kinesiology Consultant.

What will I learn on the course?

  • How to do the 26 Brain Gym Activities for maximum benefit
  • The effects of the individual activities on performance, attitude and skills
  • The significance of the four groups into which the activities are categorised and how to use them to best effect
  • How to adapt the activities for people of many levels of physical, social and cognitive skills
  • Facilitating whole body movement by two unique ‘Repatterning’ sequences
  • Using the activities for oneself or with help from a facilitator

The Brain Gym Foundation course is an intensive and hands on experience of the Brain Gym part of the Educational Kinesiology Programme.

The training offers the complete set of Brain Gym techniques and movement activities.

Completion of the course is the gateway to 3 professional level qualifications in Edu-K.

Whether you choose to just do this foundation course or continue on to further training, you will come away with an innovative, practical and flexible set of tools and techniques.

Many people find Brain Gym is easily added to their existing skills, based on its practical techniques, wide applicability to people at all levels of skill and focus on the uniqueness of the individual.

This course will focus on facilitating adults and children to achieve their true potential in education, communication, business, sports and throughout their lives.

Parents, educators, coaches and many others interested in improved behaviour, performance and results attend Brain Gym courses to gain understanding and knowledge that does not appear anywhere else.

Our courses are experiential courses where you will experience and Learn to shift from a negative to POSITIVE ATTITUDE in minutes.

Learn how to understand, manage and improve perfomance

 

What will I learn on the course?
  • The Brain Gym Foundation course is an intensive and hands on experience of the Brain Gym part of the Educational Kinesiology Programme. The training offers the complete set of Brain Gym techniques and movement activities. Completion of the course is the gateway to 3 professional level qualifications in Edu-K. Whether you choose to just do this foundation course or continue on to further training, you will come away with an innovative, practical and flexible set of tools and techniques. Many people find Brain Gym is easily added to their existing skills, based on its practical techniques, wide applicability to people at all levels of skill and focus on the uniqueness of the individual.

raw out their innate potential

The 26 Brain Gym Activities

You will learn

  • How to do the 26 Brain Gym Activities for maximum benefit
  • The effects of the individual activities on performance, attitude and skills
  • The significance of the four groups into which the activities are categorised and how to use them to best effect
  • How to adapt the activities for people of many levels of physical, social and cognitive skills
  • Facilitating whole body movement by two unique ‘Repatterning’ sequences
  • Using the activities for oneself or with help from a facilitator

so they can d

The Concepts behind Brain Gym
  • The importance of movement and the body to learning and daily wellbeing
  • The physical and postural skills that underlie many daily life activities
  • The model of the ‘Dynamic Brain’ – how stress and ease either inhibit or enhance our potential and performance
  • The ‘drawing out’ model of learning – honouring, trusting and supporting each individual’s innate resources
  • The model of the 3 dimensions of learning – how the synthesis of sensing, feeling and thinking can support learning and life skills
  • How noticing what does and doesn’t work for us – what we have learnt and what we have yet to learn – empowers positive choices

 

Brain Gym Techniques

The techniques

  • Noticing our individual responses to tasks, people and situations for more successful life and learning skills
  • Facilitating whole body engagement in daily life
  • A goal setting technique and achievement process, known as a ‘balance’
  • How to use the balance procedures and activities for yourself
  • How to adapt the balance process for age and ability when facilitating others
  • Selecting the optimal Brain Gym activities and techniques for yourself and others in relation to chosen goals

 

After the Course

You will receive a Letter of Attendance from your Brain Gym Instructor on completion of the full class hours. If you are intending to integrate Brain Gym into your existing professional area after the course, we strongly recommend that you complete the designated post-class case studies. If you are training to a professional level qualification (such as Brain Gym Movement Facilitator), case studies must be completed as part of your training track. Your Brain Gym Instructor will support you in this process and evaluate your case study experience as part of the learning process. Completion of the case studies entitles you to a Certificate of Completion which states that you have satisfactorily completed all the course requirements. This Certificate is valid for four years, should you wish to continue training in the future.

 

Who is Authorised to Teach Brain Gym?

Who teaches the course?

The Brain Gym 101 course is taught by qualified Brain Gym Instructors. They are all independent trainers who have met the training standards set by the Educational Kinesiology Trust in the UK, are current professional members of the Edu-K Trust and have completed a specified number of ongoing continuing professional development hours.

 

Significant Changes Have been reported

Changes Have been reported in

  • Behaviour,

  • Communication,

  • Concentration,

  • Memory,

  • Seeing.

  • Listening, etc

I’m sure you have often thought I’d love to be able to” think straight”, have a “clear head”, have a “better memory” or “better concentration”, “better organisation” and better able to easily “communicate what I mean to others” Nothing I could say will convince you that attending the Brain Gym course will be worthwhile or make all of the your reality. In fact, nothing anyone will say go you will convince you at all…

After the course I knew that this was a real tool to add to my toolbox and a valuable asset in my existing work. “ Charlie, Co. Kildare

“My movement , vision and energy were changed during the course. I use what I learned to assist my children to move, learn and enjoy life more fully.” Leonard, Dublin

“I have found since attending the Brain Gym course that I can read easily and comfortably in a moving vehicle. Previously i could not even look down. “ Noeleen, Co. Donegal

 

Who is this course for?

Brain Gym 101 Course Brain Gym courses are attended by everybody interested in improving the quality of their lives, learning, memory, concentration, communication and understanding.

Many come for themselves and others learn to use Brain Gym to pass on to those they care for, teach and train.

This course will focus on facilitating adults and children to achieve their true potential in education, communication, business, sports and throughout their lives.

 

A Word from Dr Paul Dennison

Dr Paul Dennison says

Educational Kinesiology (Edu-K for short) is a comprehensive and enjoyable learning-skills program for people of all ages who want to experience intrinsic mastery of their subject. “Educational” comes from the Latin word educere, which means to draw out, lead forth, or educe. “Kinesiology,” from the Greek root kinesis (the production of motion), means the study of the principles of mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement. Educational Kinesiology is a system, then, for empowering learners to notice how they move

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