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Children with Autism have difficulty recognizing emotions from whole body movements. by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am A review of: Parron, C., Da Fonseca, D., Santos, A., Moore, D.G., Monfardini, E., Deruelle, C. (2008). Recognition of biological motion in children with autistic spectrum disorders. Autism, 12 (3), 261-274. DOI: 10.1177/1362361307089520 A human point-light display is created by filming a set of lights attached to the joints of a perso ... Read on »
Using Whole Body Movement to Help with Knowledge Retention by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 4:00am At the University of Arizona there is the Embodied Games for Learning Lab.  The lab is creating games for K-12 classrooms that include movement with learning.  The researchers have found that students retain information better when they use their whole body to learn the information. One of the lead researchers, Mina Johnson-Glenberg, state ... Read on »
Free Introduction towards a Pilates Body at Movements Afoot by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 4:30am Free Introduction towards a Pilates Body For new clients only,Reservations are required. For times, call or sign online During the Introductory class we will teach you a taste how the unique Pilates equipment will enhance your fitness: Reformer Tower Pilates arc Magic circle You w ... Read on »
Ruah Movement: Exercise for Mind, Body and Spirit by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm Having been a group fitness instructor for over 15 years, I am not one to ‘relax’ when I exercise.   And until recently, I found both Pilates and Yoga to lack the intensity that I needed to feel as though I got anything out of the workout.  However, as I get older, I continue to gain appreciation for more variety in my workouts, including incorp ... Read on »
BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Movement” by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Wed 17 Apr 2013 8:00am As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Movement (Body Empowerment 62)” originally posted July 16, 2012, on by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline talks about intuitive movement, and really listening to our bodies desires for movements, rather than imposing what our brai ... Read on »
BODY EMPOWERMENT – “The Movement” by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Wed 15 May 2013 8:22am As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “The Movement (Body Empowerment 67)” originally posted October 1, 2012, on by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline ignites action for the movement that is eating disorder awareness, prevention, and recovery. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: F ... Read on »
Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Movement by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 9:13am This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting LBD families through outreach, education and research. The LBDA launches its nationwide October Lewy body dementia (LBD) awareness movement, “A Month To Remember.” LBDA invites volunteers to cele ... Read on »
The Importance of Form for Functional Movement and Whole-Body Health by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Apr 2012 12:31am Are your daily habits helping or hurting your body?  Do you want to feel great and can’t figure out why you don’t?  Is form and functional movement something that you focus on during your workouts and daily-life activities? I hate to admit that I’ve been chronically sick most of my life!  Always active – thank goodness…  Can’t imagine what ... Read on »
Efficiency and Functional Movement for Whole-Body Health by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 May 2012 9:30am Efficiency is the art of utilizing a minimum amount of energy to achieve maximum results.  For our body, “efficiency” equates to functional movement.  When the lever & pulley systems in the body are precisely working and releasing for support, balance, and control the result is easy, effortless, and efficient movement. Pilates is a won ... Read on »