As we learn to move, we move in order to learn! The Moving Child presents ideas for engaging more movement in classroom settings, encourages more outdoor play, and highlights the importance of primitive reflex integration, which is often an issue in the learning ability of children. Why is movement so important in learning? Find out!
Body awareness and movement expression are at the heart of Emotional Intelligence. What is EQ? What tools can be drawn from the field of Dance/Movement Therapy to support our understanding of how kids can better develop EQ? What practices can families engage in order to support emotional connection?
Our main thesis is that how a child is supported to move from the get-go directly affects how our society develops as a whole. Our connection to our moving bodies shapes our humanity. Dance and Movement’s role in culture is explored, with ideas for engaging more expressive movement in your daily life. We connect the dots from all EBooks chapters and themes and leave you feeling more knowledgeable!