BrainDance, BrainPlay

BrainDance, BrainPlay


Eight BrainDance Patterns (Fundamental Movement Patterns)

Breath
Tactile
Core-distal
Head-Tail
Upper-Lower
Body Sides
Cross-lateral
Vestibular


Six Essential Music Elements

Rhythm
Melody
Form
Expression
Timbre
Texture  

BrainPlay® was created by Kerri Lynn Nichols to refer to active music experiences that integrate the fundamental movement patterns with the six essential musical elements. These experiences and activities are designed to enhance cognitive, social-emotional and motor learning in a variety of settings. 
 
from a BrainDance Workshop in San Bernadino, CA