Liz presents navel radiation and "Catch a Brain Wave" to her students. This exercise helps children with both homolateral and contralateral movement. Homolateral movement helps children develop a sense of side (left and right seperately), and contralateral movement helps them connect left and right sides of the body.
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I am very glad you read this particular post. As a personal trainer, I know you get the value of purposeful movement to achieve results. I was a fitness instructor for 20 years teaching, both in the gym and in the…Read more
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I hope the last blog wasn’t too technical. I find I learn better when I put concepts into analogies and then create pictures to show the concept visually. Here goes my analogy of the brain:
Imagine this is what your brain looks like, with the two hemispheres apart from each other. (They…Read more
The body goes through a series of developmental movement patterns, starting with Spinal Activation, then Homologous Movement, next Homolateral Movement, and finally Contralateral Movement. As each movement pattern emerges, the other movement pattern provides support and increases the depth of integration in the body and brain.Read more