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Ever wonder what physical movements change your brain or behavior? What can you do that augments your memory, balances your emotions, enhances your confidence? What drives creativity more, a walking or sitting meeting? Learn easy to implement practices taught from the perspective of a movement instructor with a master's in Mind, Brain and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Understanding Goals Students will understand how the body may change the brain and behavior using physical practices based on brain research. The course is taught from the perspective of a movement educator with a background in neuroscience, cognitive science and education. Participants are prepared to practice simple acts of movement and/or stillness.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
- BAW Pencils
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
I feel like it is very helpful to get mind body teachers aware of the brain, debunk neuromyths and better understand their students.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Did/do you like our Facebook page?