1-Day Movement Based Learning Teachers Training by Cecilia Koester & Phoebe Long

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  • 1 Day MBL Teachers Training
    August 18, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: 03-4149 7977

Venue Website:

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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  • Cecilia Koester
    Cecilia Koester, is internationally known for her work with children and adults who have special needs. She has worked since 1979 with children of all abilities––typically functioning, attention deficit/hyperactive, emotionally/behaviorally challenged, autistic, developmentally delayed, Downs Syndrome and severe handicaps. The remarkable and provocative book I Am the Child: Using Brain Gym® with Children Who Have Special Needs, published in 1998, journaled Koester’s experiences over a two-year period as a teacher in a public school classroom, drawing out the gifts of eleven children who had complex developmental needs. This book is an inspirational book that offers the reader insights of the kinds of things that can be done with children who have severe physical challenges to improve their quality of life.
  • Long Mei Wah Phoebe
    Phoebe Long has the privilege of hands-on learning and experiencing Brain Gym® with Dr. Paul Dennison (Founder of Brain Gym® International), Dr. Carla Hannaford (Author of various books i.e. Smart Moves, The Dominance Factor, Awakening the Child Heart and Playing in the Unified Field), Cecilia Koester (Author of Interfacing Brain Gym® with Children Who Have Special Needs) and many other dedicated and passionate instructors.

by Cecilia Koester

Co-teach by Phoebe Long

About The Course

Training Allows

You to teach a one-day workshop that uses the developmental Building Block Activities.

Training Requires

    • Attendance at Brain Gym® for Special Needs Providers (BG 170), a four day course offered throughout the USA, Canada, Asia
    • Attendance at a 6-hour teacher- training taught by Cecilia
    • 5+1 case studies that include the use of the Building Block Activities
    • Extensive knowledge of suggested reading list
    • Demonstration of skills to work with children/adults who have special needs
    • Demonstration of language skills to express content of movement-based learning™
    • Demonstration of skills to teach to larger groups

Training Provides

    • An experiential 6-hour workshop with Cecilia teaching
    • Feedback from 5+1 case studies
    • 2 hours of phone consultation time with regard to private clients or questions about the workshops you present regarding movement-based learning™
    • A ready-to-use Power Point

Final Approval to teach the developmental Building Block Activities is contingent on the demonstration of the above. The final assessment of readiness is decided upon by Cece. Teaching the one-day workshop requires a 5% royalty to be paid on the gross income to Movement Based Learning™, Inc. within two weeks of the workshop.

Founder & Trainer

Cecilia Koester, M.Ed,the founder of  Movement Based Learning™ Inc., is internationally known for her work with children and adults who have special needs. She has worked since 1979 with people of all abilities from typically functioning to those diagnosed with severe disabilities.In 1998, she authored “I Am the Child: Using Brain Gym® with Children Who Have Special Needs,” with Gail Dennison. In 2010 she authored “Movement Based Learning™ for Children of All Abilities.” In her international trainings, she trains others how to teach the courses that she has developed. It is well-known that she teaches from the heart and is intellectually rich.