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Directory of Workshops & Presentations
Specializing in Movement-Based, Multi-Sensory Brain Stimulation Programs, Brain Fitness International has a Program for your specific needs.
The following represents a sample of various workshops & presentations offered by Brain Fitness International. We specialize in custom-designed programs focused on your specific goals, objectives and budget. We have 25+ years of experience to assist you and guarantee a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity.
BFI Autism & Learning Disabilities (90 minute, 1/2 day, or 1 day format). Learn about a movement-based, multi-sensory brain stimulation approach based upon the latest neuro-science research.
- Easy-to-use brain-friendly tools & techniques.
- Lots of Activities for Children
- Most Important It Will Be FUN!
BFI Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke: (1-day module format) Open the sensory world to adults & children with complex disabilities. Workshop specifically designed for anyone who has had a family member or friend experience an acquired brain injury or a stroke and any member of the medical rehabilitation team.
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BFI Award-winning Brain Gym® & MORE Program: (1/2 day – 7 day formats) This movement-based, multi-sensory brain stimulation program is based on the hypothesis that moving your body maximizes your brain power. This program includes other modalities besides Brain Gym® including Trager®, stress management techniques, Bal-A-Vis-X®, Play Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, the principles of Snoezelen and more.
BFI FALLS PREVENTION Workshop: (1/2 day, or 1 day Intro format) An introduction to components and techniques from a movement-based, multi-sensory brain stimulation process. Intended Audience: Therapists, Nurses, OT’s & PT’s, Somial Workers, Recreation Therapists, Personal Support Workers, Teachers/Educators & Resource Specialists, Caregivers. One corporation reported a reducuction in falls from 7%-4% in one month.
TRAGER® – Movement Re-education Workshop: (90 minute, 1/2 day, or 1 day format. TRAGER is a mind/body approach way of learning and teaching through movement. Clients absorb a lesson. These simple effortless movements help people create for themselves a feeling of calm, peaceful connection. With the Trager principles, experience what the present moment feels like while working and playing.
Mentastics® Introductory Workshop: (90 minute, 1/2 day, or 1 day format) This work grew out of a lifetime of explorations in movement and touch by Milton Trager (1909-1997), an American physician. As part of his work, he coined the word “Mentastics” as a contraction of “mental” and “gymnastics”. Mentastics is the process of movement exploration and mind/body development characterized by an open curious state of mind. Clients are given specific Trager self-care movements. Join me for a hands-on experience, immersed in Mentastics, “mental gymnastics” and discover movement as a way to agelessness. And in the process have a whole lot of FUN!!
Balancing Work, Family And Fun: (1/2 day, or 1 day format) Research shows that people are increasingly struggling to maintain a healthy work-life balance. This is especially true for those who are juggling work and family commitments, whether these include caring for children or the elderly. Finding ways to better balance your life with more fun and relaxation will help make you a more effective employee, parent, caregiver and friend. “One does not cease to play because one grows old. One grows old because one ceases to play.”
FUNdamentals of Brain Gym®: (1/2 day – 2 day formats) Secret to Decision Making – stress reducing, improve production, enhance memory, skills and performance.
Beyond Talk Therapy: Brain A Key To Resiliency: (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 day formats) Facilitation tool for groups and individuals in increasing self-management and attention abilities, focus on strategies, verbal and non-verbal self-help, and attention to client learning styles.
Bringing Out the Best With Difficult and Resistant Clients: (2 day format) For front-line workers, social workers, therapists, counselors and mental health care professionals who would like to learn simple and effective interventions to achieve quicker results with less effort.
Stopping The Cycle Program: (1/2 day, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 day formats) Tools for youth-at-risk/child services, women and children of domestic violence. A wellness approach using and integrating Brain Fitness techniques as coping strategies and as learning readiness model to teach self-regulation and management when faced with challenges.
Performance Strategies: (1/2 day or 1 day format) An experiential workshop designed for teachers and performers interested in a quick sampling of basic Brain Fitness “smart moves” and concepts providing practical tools.
Memory Enhancement: (1/2 day or 1 day format) Briefly explore basic brain function and the effect of stress on brain and sensory integration. Examine the relationship between the degree of left/right, front/back brain hemispheric integration, our thinking and memory skills.
INTRODUCTORY BRAIN FITNESS WORKSHOPS, 30 min – 1/2 day formats
It’s Showtime!: Practical solutions to stress and performance issues
Tools for Addictions: Facilitation tools for restoring calm and control
ADD/ADHD Other Learning Challenges: Practical and easy tools for switching on optimal learning and performance
Instant Brain Boosters for Life/Work Balance: Revitalize and re-energize for well being and balance.
Learning With the Brain In Mind: Unlock and activate the brain’s most powerful learning and behavioural rules unknown to most people. Learn to be with, not against, how the brain naturally learns.
Opening the Sensory World to Children and Adults of Complex Disabilities: Introduces Brain Fitness as a practical and dynamic system using simple movements with applications for a variety of mental and physical challenges. It draws on techniques from many fields such as developmental optometry, brain research, neuro-linguistic programming, motor development, psychology, acupuncture and dance.
BFI Brain Gym® & MORE Program: (modules) Learn more about certification. Contact Brain Fitness International.
Brain Gym® 101: (24 hours)
Brain Gym® for Educators: (32 hours) A powerful work that brings anyone to their best and based on popular scientific theory that movement grows and integrates the brain. Tools for individuals, clients and groups.
Optimal Brain Organization: (16 hours) Techniques for optimal performance and ways to resource one’s natural and learned abilities. Understanding how we switch off under stress, learning how to switch on, examine the relationship between the degree of left/right, front/back brain hemispheric integration and functioning in decision making and carrying out goals. Learn specific Brain Fitness techniques to assist balancing your profile.
Vision Circles™: (32 hours) Vision Circles presents opportunities to recognize and expand perceptual abilities and exploration of the sensory modalities, and provides a roadmap to completion of developmental skills through movement, play, art, and vision awareness activities. Each circle These are the natural gifts that we come with as infants but tend to use less of as we adapt to outer directed teaching, blocking our innate capacities, and adopting other people’s methods of learning.
Touch For Health: (4 levels, 16 hours each) Touch for Health is a system of balancing posture, attitude and life energy to relieve stress, aches and pains, feel and function better, be more effective, clarify and achieve your goals and enjoy your life.
Resiliency Workshop (5 day workshop or modular – 7 Modules):
- Learning Developmental Hierarchy – Beginner’s Mind
- Personality Dimensions™
- Body/Mind Connection – Group Dynamics – Trager®
- Hendricks Breath & Movement Meditation
- The Dynamics of Goal Setting
- Representational Preference Systems
- Putting It All Together – Setting Your Intention
Achieve Accelerated Change with Peace of Mind & Less Effort
- Classroom Teachers, Special Educators, Special Needs Advisors, Technical School Teachers, Consultants, OT's, PT's, PTA’s, Therapists, Administrators, College and University Faculty, Recreation Professionals, Physical Fitness Instructors, Therapists, Trainers, Coaches, Nurses, Sensory Integration Specialists, Policemen, Firemen, Athletes, Performers, HR Professionals, At-risk Youth Coordinators, After School Programs, Alternative Schools and anyone working with students – including gifted students, those labeled ADD/ADHD, those with behavioural disorders, or are labeled learning disabled. Benefits persons with learning disabilities, neurological, orthopedic, pediatric, and geriatric challenges.