Secret Hack for Gaining Mobility and Strength (Without Pain) mindfulmovement praticaltools Sep 20, 2022

Your brain has been keeping secrets from you. Not in a “Mean Girls” kind of way, but more so an “I didn’t know you cared about this, so I never told you” way. Since awareness is a powerful first step for change, bringing some of these secrets to the surface could...

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A New POV of Pharmacy: Seeing the Big Picture praticaltools wellness tips Jul 06, 2022

My name is Tori Zambito, and I am a pharmacist. This means my expertise is in addressing  various health conditions with treatments such as prescriptions, over-the-counter products, herbal supplements, vitamins, and even procedures. I get a lot of questions about the training involved in...

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Twelve Mood-Boosting Foods that Won’t Break the Bank wellness tips Jun 17, 2022

By: Hillary Pritchard

Recently, Movement Genius hosted a special class led by health coach and clinical trauma educator Annette Mai. Along with her many certifications, Annette also happens to be an impressive holistic chef. Since health foods are often quite expensive, Annette shared twelve...

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ARE AFFIRMATIONS THE MISSING KEY TO YOUR MENTAL HEALTH? affirmations positivity wellness tips Jun 15, 2022

Affirmations, or positive self-talk, are brief phrases or statements intentionally designed to encourage self-empowerment and a shift in mindset towards strength and personal transformation. To me, affirmations are a form of prayer, and as someone who is more spiritual than religious, I find that...

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10 Journal Prompts for Reflection journalprompt praticaltools self love suggestions wellness tips May 29, 2022

10 JOURNAL PROMPTS for REFLECTION

From Alyson Stoner & Movement Genius

Simply browse these journal prompts and pick one or a few that seem interesting at the moment.  

 

“The Spark…” What initially sparked your interest in your mind-body connection?...

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Monument x Movement Genius 6 Step Process for Triggers freedom mindfulmovement praticaltools recovery self love work life May 29, 2022

A 6-STEP PROCESS FOR TRIGGERS by Alyson Stoner and Movement Genius

Given how delicate this topic is, it is possible it may be triggering. Below is a somatic exercise you can use along the way to help self-regulate. If something becomes unmanageable during the journal prompts, activities or...

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Affirmations to Support Stress Relief and Recovery praticaltools recovery self love work life May 29, 2022

Affirmations to Support Stress Relief and Recovery

Studies prove that positive affirmations help activate parts of the brain that are associated with self-related processing and reward. The same studies also indicate that positive affirmations can help build or restore self-competence. This means...

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Why I Dance to Reset dance therapy drdamonsilas mindfulmovement praticaltools May 10, 2022

Dance has always been a grounding tool for me. When I’ve lost my way, when I’ve been down and out and in a dark space, dance has been my savior, my safe space, my refuge. It’s also helped to connect to community. Because it is precisely when we are down and out that we want to...

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The Power (and Easiness!) of Daily Mental Health Toolkits mindfulmovement praticaltools suggestions wellness tips Mar 29, 2022

It’s like a pre-made menu for your mental health.

Let me guess. At some point and time in your life, you might be able to relate to this series of experiences:

  1. You’re dealing with a problem you want to overcome and/or you realize you need to make some changes. 
  2. You come across a...
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Unlocking Cognitive Potential through Movement dance therapy mindfulmovement therapy Mar 11, 2022

Your movements just like your thoughts are ingrained habits.  When you move in new ways and challenge these habits you can learn to manage your emotions and become a more resilient person.  Additionally when you embrace your movement potential you unlock your cognitive potential as...

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Dr. Jamie & Anna introduce us to Jiu-Jitsu intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools self love therapy trauma Mar 01, 2022

Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that originated in Japan and is becoming increasingly more popular in the West, especially for self-defense and empowerment purposes. Although ideally trained in pairs or groups, in this class, Anna Pirkl, LMFT and Dr. Jamie Marich will lead you through...

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Meet Rodrigo | Adaptive Movement Instructor intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools trauma wellness tips Feb 27, 2022

Hello Folks,

My name is Rodrigo (he/him) and I am a certified Adaptive Yoga Teacher. 

A few years ago I had a fall accident and I broke my back, so due to that I am now a full-time wheelchair user and I have a complete t3 spinal cord injury.

I have been practicing yoga before my...

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