12 vocal play & body reflex movement cards cue you for brain breaks, learning and creativity while improving your body coordination.
Lavender cards cue the basics
Picture cards provide quick recall
Yellow cards cue creative exploration
DVD lets you do the moves with Maria or you can download the video onto your device
Brain Connections & Game Play Combos helps you customize your play according to your needs, for quick and effective application
With Flexity Jig, vocal play and reflex movement is a game where everyone wins!
Watch this video to learn more about Flexity Jig!
Maria Simeone, parent, educator, advocate, author and creator of MusicMovestheBrain
On behalf of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Maria will be presenting the BrainDance at the 8th Annual Latina Conference/Conferencia Latina Anual de Alzheimer's on November 4th. Templo Calvario, 2501 West 5th St. Santa Ana, CA Evento gratuito.
Due to the earthquake in Morelos, Mexico the 1st International Congress for the Mexican Council for Cultural Diplomacy has been postponed. New date and location TBD https://www.facebook.com/consejomexicano/
Mindfulness in the Classroom Presentation with Dr. Lucy Vezzuto: Maria will be guest speaking at the OCDE May 14th at 4pm on the use of movement & music in mindfulness in our classrooms. Event is Free RSVP: http://ocde.k12oms.org/1250-138795
New Toddler and Kinder-Readiness Classes forming at OC Music and Dance in Irvine!
Early Education classes for toddlers to age 5, October 24-November 14th. To register: www.OCMusicDance.org
New Alzheimer's OC BrainDance Workshops in September -- For Loved Ones and Caretakers. To register: www.alzoc.org
REMO, INC. NEWS!
Maria Simeone has recently been named a REMO TEAM MEMBER and Flexity Jig is now a Remo Affiliate Program!
With Remo, Maria developed 3 Different Destress videos just for YOU:
Here you'll find interactive videos, lesson plans and related research using Flexity Jig voice and body movement and drumming with the Remo Drum Table with Comfort Sound Technology! Give it a try and share!
MOVE TO LEARN -- Ongoing private sessions with MTL trainer Maria Simeone, for parents and children. Maria is currently the ONLY MTL trainer in the USA! This is a wonderful Australian-based program designed to help children, teens, and adults with learning difficulties and behavioral challenges. Go to the Program & Classes tab above for more information. To check out her MTL link, go to: http://www.movetolearn.com.au/content/usa
PROJECT HOPE/PWOJE ESPWA
Maria is an active supporter of the Fi Ki Fo Program in Les Cayes, Haiti. This is a Girl Empowerment Program done in collaboration with the D.C. Non-Profit, Write to Be. Maria brings MusicMovesetheBrain programming in the form of creative dance, BrainDance, choreography skills, drumming, and music. She also provides free training to primary school teachers integrating the arts and trauma informed teaching to empower local teachers and administrators. For more information and to support Pwoje Espwa and Fi Ki Fo: