Movement Method Workshops

Throughout the year we will be offering Movement Method Workshops at the Club.  Dates coming soon.

Movement Method is a set of easy to follow guidelines that anyone can use to create an environment that promotes learning.

ADD/ADHD, Autism, Sensory-Processing-Disorder, Learning Difficulties – Parents and teachers have never faced such numbers of kids with these diagnoses as we find today. Drugs won’t fix it. Traditional education can’t handle it. The key is movement and the brain – an understanding how the two are linked. There is no longer any dispute among neuro-scientists and educational psychologists that movement is what stimulates the child’s brain.

The key is to understand why and how.

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This is what Movement Method will teach you, whether you want to apply it a regular classroom context, homeschooling or outdoor education.

The workshops will take place in a village close to Market Harborough, Leicestershire which is an easy 1hr train ride from London.  They will be hosted by kinetic learning expert Arabella Carter-Johnson, autism Mum and author of the best selling book ‘Iris Grace‘.

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Topics that will be covered include information on the science of learning including how the autistic brain learns best, how to set up an environment that promotes learning and how to teach outside in nature through movement and your child’s interests.  

Movement Method 1 Workshop Schedule

A mix of theory, exercises and interactive demos. It will start at 10am and finish no later than 3.pm with a break for lunch in the middle. A light lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know well in advance so we can cater to your needs.

  • Theory: What is Movement Method
  • Theory: The science of learning
  • Theory & Exercises: The Physical Environment
  • Exercise: Transforming an Environment
  • Theory: The Human Environment
  • Lunch & Questions
  • Theory: Drop it, Do it, Confirm it – The Movement Method IEP
  • Interactive Demos
  • Conclusions & Questions

The cost of the workshop is $150 (approximately 100GBP) and the price includes a workbook to take home and email support afterwards. Unfortunately the workshop is for adults only as it would be impossible to get through the information we need to with kids present. For more information or to book your spot please contact jenny@horseboyworld.com
www.kidsmustmove.com

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Movement Method 2 Workshop Schedule: The Guidelines to Creating the Right Human Environment

This two day intensive course will allow you to go more in-depth into the Movement Method guidelines in order to show you how to really set up not only the child but yourself for success. The cost of the course is $295 and the price includes a light lunch on both days.

Day 1: Setting yourself up for success

  • Re-cap of Movement Method 1 and course overview
  • Guideline 1: Self-Compassion
  • Guideline 2: Picking your Battles
  • Guideline 3: Trust the primary care-giver
  • Guideline 4: Follow the Child

Day 2: Setting the child up for success

  • Guideline 5: Attention & Eye Contact
  • Guideline 6: Humor
  • Guideline 7: Time for Innovation
  • Guideline 8: The Right Pressure
  • Conclusion & Questions

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For more information or to book your spot please contact sonia@horseboyworld.com

www.kidsmustmove.com

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