Workshop™ Programs are presented in Seminars offered nationally. If you
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with Susan Matthews, MS, ND
Balance and Memory.
Heal Brain Injury.
Mind-Body Integration for Higher Consciousness. Advanced
Training for Patients and Caregivers, Tai Chi, Movement Specialists and
New Brain Workshop™ with Susan Matthews Fall Prevention and Balance ~ The Art of Moving with Power and Grace
Dr. Susan Matthews is a neuroscientist who has researched spinal
cord plasticity, stroke, retina, neuroendocrinology (brain hormones), and
dopamine neurophysiology (Parkinsons). Dr. Matthews is an anatomist, biomechanist, a ballroom dancer and a 30-year tai chi master.
What are the important components of a tai chi program or any exercise program for stability and balance? Watch this 10-minute video on Five Key Elements for Neuroplasticity. Learn how to exercise to maximally activate the brain to repair, change and grow. larger version
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current schedule of workshops in Southwestern Colorado, New Mexico, Laguna Beach,
CA, and Wilmington, NC, email or call:
Susan Matthews at 970-903-5723, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Single Registration generally $85 full day/ $45 half day.
Professional Development: Participants may receive Certification for
Brain Workshop™ Clinic for Neural Rehabilitation and are eligible for
CE Hours (8). Another link to 10-minute Brain Workshop Intro.
1- Dynamics of the Spine
Central Equilibrium Balance Training.
Hip and Spine Biomechanics.
2- Mental Practice
Stress Reduction and Relaxation Practices. Help for depression.
Improve Sleep. Improve Memory. Practices to Integrate Mind, Physical Movement,
Part 3- Dancing With Chi
Have fun moving with music and dance, no experience required. Learn revolutionary biomechanics and internal movement principles involved
in synchronicity, rhythmicity, and bilaterality for harmony in mind and
body. Walking training included.
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Testimonials from participants!
Sclerosis and Brain Workshop
It is difficult to find words adequate to describe the depth of my gratitude
to you. You gave of your time, your energy, your compassion, your wisdom
100% yesterday, to such an extent that it seems to me as if that aspect
of yourself who taught me is forever with me. I am profoundly grateful
for what you have shown and given me - and how flat those words fall
next to the actual experience. Gerry, too, was transformed by hope and
thankfulness yesterday, and in fact both of us were moved to tears on
the drive home. You are a healer and teacher in the deepest sense of
Today I am in no pain whatsoever, and am still walking better - though
I have not practiced yet today. My tiredness last night was delicious
and normal - no fatigue or exhaustion, just a sense of pleasant glowing
accomplishment and readiness for rest. You were so right yesterday when
you said that we had pushed through to a new level - for me, it represented
the "forced evolution" that comes from walking a genuine spiritual
path: the sensations and new information were slow to process by the
time the afternoon tai chi class started, but by sitting and absorbing,
watching and feeling, the integration process began and will never stop
- it is a dynamo.
Thank you and bless you always, Susan.
being diagnosed with Parkinson's (experiencing tremor, fatigue,
balance issues and sleep issues) over a year and a half ago, I started
working with Susan and Brain Workshop exercises.
can say today that, rather than progressing in symptoms, I am not progressing.
My doctor is thrilled. Balance is not an issue! I use Susan's
breathing and meditation techniques for getting back to sleep at night,
and I can quiet my tremor to a great degree.
Instead of stiffening, my body is moving and becoming more flexible
than it has ever been in all my 64 years. My spine has become straight
again! I am opening up rather than closing down. I will continue to
practice this method for the rest of my life and tell my friends.
You , Joseph
came to an ongoing group in Leland, where we live, and led us in a one-hour
class. We found her knowledge of anatomy and style of working with energy
and body movement so appealing that we invited her to our home for a
private session. We now regularly use two of her DVD's for practice.
And we are so pleased and excited that she is returning for a full day!"B
I want to thank you and the staff of the White Oak Institute for the
seminar on Saturday. The wealth of information was a blessing. The DVDs
are useful in helping my wife and I put new life into our long time
practice of Tai Chi Chih and also to enjoy the new form you presented
at the end of the workshop. Again, I thank you for coming to Asheville.
All the best! Roger Wheelock
Sclerosis and Body Balance
when I was a 16 year-old ballerina in 1976. I struggled to find the
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—Lower Brain Stem Stroke
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on lower brain stem strokes. In 30 days, he can swallow and talk once
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highly recommend trying Body Balance!
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