Brain gym – simple exercises for a better mind and body
A simple series of exercises could help your brain function better, making you sharper, smarter - and far more confident. Brain Gym comprises very easy body movements which have been designed to coax the two hemispheres of the brain to work in synchronisation. Apparently when our brains become balanced, our whole bodies respond, revitalising our natural…
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Energizing Brain Breaks
Our students should have a kinesthetic brain break every 25-30 minutes. Brain breaks are refreshing to students and teachers alike. They do take some time out of class, but the efficiency of our students goes up when we incorporate them. Please comment if you have variations on a particular brain break.
Brain gym - activities that help to coordinate the whole body and improve concentration/focus, memory, academics, physical coordination, attitude, and organization skills.