Courses & Workshops Calendar

A two-day class in which you will learn simple, effective means to refresh and improve your vision. Understand better how your visual system functions and what causes visual challenges. Learn how vision affects other sensory systems, including auditory and vestibular function. Enjoy two wonderful days filled with fun and exploration, and come away with tools to help others, as well! Taught by Denise Hornbeak. Counts as 16 elective hours toward BG licensure.
No prerequisite – anyone may attend!
January 20-21, 2018 (Sat-Sun)
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This is the course that everyone’s talking about – where you learn not only the 26 Brain Gym movements, but also how to combine them in specific protocols called “balances,” to immediately enhance ability in targeted areas. You’ll learn specific balances for Vision (reading), Listening, Written or Verbal Language Expression, Focus and Comprehension, Organization – and the remarkable Dennison Laterality Repatterning, for Whole-Body, Whole-Brain Coordination. Required for BG instructor licensure.
No prerequisite – anyone may attend!
February 2-3-4, 2018  •  April 6-7-8, 2018  •  September 14-15-16, 2018  •  November 9-10-11, 2018
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Visioncircles is a joyful exploration of eight developmental spheres of our innate perceptual intelligences. These natural gifts are present at birth, but may be suppressed (or less used) in response to outer-directed, competitive or goal-oriented environments. Counts as 24 elective hours toward BG licensure.
New! No prerequisite – Anyone may attend!
March 2-3-4, 2018
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What’s the Double Doodle? Two hands moving in mirror image. When each hand holds a crayon or marker, the results are engaging and totally fun, not to mention a wonderful way to promote relaxed, whole-brain vision. In this one-day workshop you will experience five key Double Doodle hand movements, and put them to use in playful, engaging activities. Note: This is not “art”! It’s an opportunity to enjoy the fun of putting marks on paper in a Double Doodle way! Counts as 8 elective hours toward Brain Gym instructor licensure.
No prerequisite – Anyone may attend!
February 24, 2018  (Saturday)
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A one-day workshop to share techniques that support integration of the nervous system. Have you ever worked with a child (or teen, or adult) whose nervous system seems overly reactive, overwhelmed by sensory input? These Building Block activities support people of any age in developing a stronger internal sense of pattern and structure, so that external input can be more easily received and responded to. Perfect for those with developmental challenges, sensory integration issues, ADD/ADHD, brain injury, and more. No prerequisite – anyone may attend. Cecilia Koester created this workshop from the activities she teaches in her BG170 course. Kathy Brown, M.Ed., is authorized by her as a provider for this workshop. Counts as 8 hours toward BG instructor re-licensure.
No prerequisite – Anyone may attend!
April 21, 2018  •  September 29, 2018    (Saturday)
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In this two-day course you will playfully explore aspects of brain organization as determined by hemisphere, eye, ear, hand, and foot specialization (dominance). You’ll also explore how a person’s brain organization profile may affect learning when under stress, and what to do about it, and much, much more.
Open to: graduates of the BG101 course. Required for Brain Gym instructor licensure.
Prerequisite: BG101
December 1-2, 2018  (Sat-Sun)
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A one-day workshop. Learn all 26 Brain Gym movements and how to apply them in your life – and share them with your children, students, and clients as well. Perfect for parents, teachers, therapists, anyone who would like an easier way to “move” through life! You’ll learn playful ways to do the Brain Gym movements – as well as adapt them for special needs – and understand the how’s and why’s of using them. Come get this taste of Brain Gym!
No prerequisite – anyone may attend. Sorry, this workshop does not count toward BG instructor licensure. However, most teachers, OTs, etc. find that it qualifies for continuing education credit through their supervising agency.
No prerequisite – Anyone may attend!
March 31, 2018  •  June 16, 2018   (Saturday)

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Touch for Health

Touch for Health is a means of quickly easing the discomfort of common aches, pains and stresses of daily living. This remarkable system utilizes “muscle checking” (kinesiology) to determine imbalances in muscle/meridian function and restores balance with gentle, safe, and effective acupressure techniques. Simple to learn, and so helpful to have in your wellness toolkit. We just concluded this course, and hope to offer it again in 2018, possibly in combination with Level 2. Please let us know if you’d be interested in participating in either Level 1 or 2, or both!

Educational Kinesiology In-Depth: The Seven Dimensions of Intelligence

The “In-Depth” course offers the core tools and techniques of Educational Kinesiology – the “big picture” of the Brain Gym® work. You’ll build on your experience of BG101, and learn how to process in four additional dimensions (Cranials, Breathing, Body Regulators, and Motivation), and expand your Learning Menu options with new tools that include acupressure and movement techniques, emotional balancing, vision re-education, and more. Taught by Brain Gym® International Faculty member Colleen Gardner.

Other Past Courses:
• Total Core Repatterning (Paul Dennison, Ph.D.)
• Creative Vision (Colleen Gardner)
• Master at Work (Paul Dennison, Ph.D.)
• The Physiology of Learning (Carla Hannaford, Ph.D.)
• The Art and Practice of Restorative Movement (Ron Jones)
• Brain Gym® for Special Needs Providers (Cecilia Koester)
• Clearing Self-Sabotage (Claire Hocking)
• Retained Primitive Reflexes and Their Effect on Learning, Behavior, and Wellbeing (Claire Hocking)

 

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