Who can take Body Brain Connect Workshops?
Body Brain Connect workshops are designed for anyone with a body and a brain, however practitioners and teachers of Yoga, Pilates, other mind-body modalities will find it interesting as the information is tailored to this population’s particular needs and goals. You do not have to be a mind-body teacher. Just bring your body, brain and curiosity.
How will Body Brain Connect improve my Yoga, Pilates or other mind-body practice?
When you learn new movements you change your brain. Body Brain Connect workshops are designed to give you practical applications to improve brain health and movement learning based on relevant brain (neuroscience and cognitive) science. For example we teach quality scientifically researched modalities that improve brain function and health such as meditation, strength training, and aerobic exercise and how to implement these into your practice. Secondly, we teach you how to enhance your perceptions and attention so that you can effectively learn and improve your Pilates, Yoga and other mind-body practices.
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How will Body Brain Connect help my Yoga, Pilates or other mind-body teaching?
Becoming an excellent teacher requires a blend of intuition, intellectual pursuits and an avid curiosity. Body Brain Connect workshops align its education to honor teachers’ experience and past trainings. The workshops emphasize teaching the whole person; body, brain, and spirit in the style of the Mind, Brain and Education philosophy. Body Brain Connect workshops fill the gap in your mind-body training and teach you how the brain learns and perceives movement. Such knowledge helps you become the best communicator possible to your students so that you can continue to improve and change their lives through teaching Yoga, Pilates or other mind-body modalities.
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Will I get continuing education units?
Body Brain Connect is currently in the process of obtaining accreditation for continuing education unites. Meanwhile students have successfully earned units for the American Council on Exercise (ACE), continuing education for Physical Therapy in California. Additionally Body Brain Connect has presented during both International Yoga Therapy Certification and Yoga Body Bootcamp Certification. We are happy to help fill out any necessary paper work.
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Can Body Brain Connect come to me?
Yes, Body Brain Connect can deliver workshops at your studio, business, health care facility, spa or school. Please contact us today for details. Please include expected number of participants, location, and questions or puzzles you may have about the body brain connection.