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Brain Power in Early Childhood Schools

We are very excited to have just completed piloting Brain Power at two of Birch Family Services’ Early Childhood Schools in Washington Heights and Riverdale that serve children with developmental disabilities or on the autism spectrum. Katie Brisley-Logue who started her career as a Special Educator, trained Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Clinicians and Parents, and role modeled activities with students during class visits. The curriculum was specifically tailored to the needs of the students in each classroom and included activities that were multi sensory. Favorite activities included "Belly Drumming", "Toe Tapping", "Body Tapping" and "Energy Ball" and "Tap and Sweep". The Brain Power Card

District 8 (Bronx NYC) Utilizes Brain Power Wellness for School Leader's Self-Care and Collabora

On Friday, May 17th Dave Beal and Katie Brisley-Logue from Brain Power Wellness were invited to lead a 45-minute Professional Development session for ninety principals and assistant principals from District 8 in the Bronx. This was the second time that Karen Ames, the innovative Superintendent of District 8, has invited BPW to work with her administrators. We led a variety of team building, focusing and mindfulness activities for the enthusiastic school leaders. Our focus was on the importance of self-care and the impact our own physical, emotional and cognitive health has on our non-verbal communication, which impacts our vision of cultivating a culture of school-wide collaboration. We en

Brain Power Wellness Showcased at Horasis Annual Conference

Horasis is a global organization of business, government and thought leaders whose mission is to enact visions for a sustainable future. Horasis’ professional guidance to corporate leaders is based on three fundamental values: Sustainability Principled Leadership Community Building With these values in mind, Horasis recently held its annual conference in Portugal. The meeting featured panelists from around the world to offer insights into critical issues facing our economy, environment, and local communities. One such panel took place on May 8th and tackled the issue of “Bridging the Cultural Divide.” Metin Guvener, Chairman of Triangle Group based in the UK, was one of the speakers on thi