What is Anat Baniel Method® Neuromovement®?

Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® harnesses the power of brain plasticity to heal, improve learning, overcome pain and limitations, and make life easier. The method uses gentle movement with awareness and the 9 Essentials® as tools to develop, enhance, or restore one’s functional abilities. However, unlike conventional physical therapy interventions and other modalities, this method shifts the focus away from the “problem areas” to where the solutions actually lie, the brain. 

ABM upgrades the entire body's system and can help with a wide range of areas. Some of the specific areas that ABM helps with are listed below, however, these lists are not exhaustive.

This work is beneficial for high performers and whole body health, and helps anyone who wants to improve their fitness level and quality of life.
For Adults
Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® can help adults with:
• Chronic neck, back and shoulder pain
• Balance issues
• Strokes, brain injury and concussion
• Post surgery rehab
• Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis
• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Aspergers
• ADHD & learning challenges
For Children
Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® can help children with:
•  Autism Spectrum Disorder*
•  Aspergers
•  ADHD, and learning challenges
•  Cerebral Palsy
•  Down's Syndrome
•  Scoliosis
•  Genetic and Congenital disorders
•  Brain Trauma
*Behavioural intervention services are provided for children/teens diagnosed with ASD, as laid out by the BC Ministry of Children and Families, and in accordance with the family and intervention plans. This method helps helps support the brain in making sense of what is perceived and felt. We do not seek to “fix” the child, rather we look to connect to the child and serve as a bridge for the child to connect with him or herself. This method strives not for an outcome, but for a process of engaged learning starting with where the child is. This is very different from so many therapies which aim to produce certain functions, without building the person up through richly varied subtle experience so that they have a foundation for allowing their brains to figure out how to produce these functions themselves. 

In my practice I have personally seen improvements in areas of: 
- fine/gross motor skills
- anxiety
- repetitive behaviors
- sleep
- reading/writing/math skills
- bladder control
-self-regulation/emotional functioning
-communication/social skills
The 9 Essentials® for Positive Brain Change
#1 Movement with Attention
#2 Slow
#3 Variation
#4 Subtlety
#5 Enthusiasm
#6 Flexible Goals
#7 The Learning Switch
#8 Imagination and Dreams
#9 Awareness
These Essentials are supported by current neuroscience research
Learn more about Neuromovement® and the Anat Baniel Method®
https://neuromovement.com
https://www.anatbanielmethod.com
"Neuromovement has changed my approach to exercise as well as my approach to many of life's tasks and challenges. Both the exercises and private sessions leave me relaxed, almost free of the pain of injury, more upright and walking easily in a new way. It has been a process and over several months the changes are becoming permanent and the discomfort from my injury is greatly decreased."
~ PS