What is Educational Kinesiology?
Educational Kinesiology is a comprehensive mind/body integration programme that uses movement to enhance our abilities and confidence—in learning, sport, performing arts, communication, or whatever our personal challenges may be. It helps us build and/or access better communication within mind and body. It enables us to discover and enhance the physical skills of our own learning in a self directed way. It can be used equally effectively with children and adults.
Kinesiologists use the tool of muscle checking to work with clients one to one. Kinesiologists use the tools of muscle checking to work with clients one-to-one.
Educational Kinesiologists have completed the core training and are required to be registered with Educational Kinesiology (Brain Gym®) NZ inc.
What is Brain Gym®?
The Brain Gym Programme is part of Educational Kinesiology. There are 26 Brain Gym® movements, which are intentional movements to support everyday living, can support individuals to improve their lives in terms of easier movement, posture, sensory processing, lower stress levels and other physical tasks we perform on daily basis. It is suitable for young children all the way through to seniors. Positive results may be observed and noticed by the individual in a short period of time after doing the movements. Longer lasting changes may result from regular practice of the movements.
The Brain Gym® programme was developed by Dr Paul and Gail Dennison. in the 1980s and has now gone global. Many people have gone on to consult and instruct after experiencing the benefits for themselves and their families.
Who is it for?
Those wanting to address stress and anxiety in their lives
Learners of all ages who want to improve learning skills and confidence
Teachers and students who want to use Brain Gym® movements in their classrooms
Early Childhood teachers who want to improve foundation movement skills with pre-schoolers
Sports people who want to improve performance
Business people and Educators who want improved organisational skills
Parents to support children to improve handwriting, coordination, academic learning
Professionals working with stroke or head injury clients or the needs of seniors
Brain Gym® Instructors are skilled at adapting the Brain Gym® movements for different age groups with different needs. Contact your local instructor. See Consultants.
“To live is to Move”; Dr Paul Dennison (PhD), Founder of Brain Gym® and Educational Kinesiology
International events, professional forums
We are connected to a global network of Educational Kinesiologists and Brain Gym® experts, We attend conferences and support one-another to grow as practitioners
Become a certified Brain Gym® Practitioner
We offer a full outline of courses that you can complete to become a certified Brain Gym® practitioner.
Continuous learning and referrals
We offer courses every year to help you grow your knowledge in Educational Kinesiology as well as a directory for others to contact you and grow your practice
I can ride my bike and start and stop by myself. It feels good ! Client