RBLM Updates

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Motor Labs Build Foundations for Healthy Brains

Great article and really good representation of who we are and how it works! https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/k12_education/cps-motor-labs-build-foundations-for-healthy-brains/article_2ab6bb58-0709-11ea-88b8-d7ddc3f1dd5c.html Missourian Newspaper Article, “CPS motor labs build foundations for healthy brains” EMILY A. ROIGER Nov 22, 2019 Workout mats carpet the floor, diagrams of exercises cover the walls and sweaty bodies move in unison as a coach pushes members of the group to “show their best.” No, this is not your trendy local

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School Administrator Testimonial

The Ready Bodies, Learning Minds motor lab addresses the needs of all students in task-oriented circuit training, supported by consistent, foundational exercises, offering developmental support for the sensory and motor systems. Hear a testimonial from a school administrator’s point of view. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T5lkGCi38Q

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Vestibular Stimulation at Home

As mentioned in her last video (see below if you missed it the first time!), Athena Oden, PT has created recommendations for vestibular stimulation and spinning while we Shelter-in-Place. Click on the video below to see what to do, what not to do, and some additional fun activities. 

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Create a Virtual Motor Lab

As school districts are switching to online learning, we have had many questions on how to continue the motor lab at home.  In the following video, Athena Oden, P.T. and author of the Ready Bodies Learning Minds workshop and curriculum gives her suggestions and tips of how to create a virtual motor lab for your students. It is important to note, these ideas are for students who have already

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Physical Therapist Testimonial

A Ready Bodies, Learning Minds Motor Lab testimonial from a physical therapist at a recent seminar. The RBLM motor lab consists of sensory integration and motor control activities to assist ALL children- with and without disabilities. From behavior, to classroom management, to handwriting assistance, to developing independence – our RBLM motor labs can help your students.

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Motor Lab Ready Room
Motor Lab in the Ready Room!

Athena and Ready Bodies, Learning Minds is so excited to see the motor lab idea in practice at Abilene Education Foundation at Ward Elementary!  How exciting that they are already seeing the difference it can make with students! “Many of us take for granted how our bodies operate, and especially how the experiences our bodies teach us help us to understand the world around us. So, how is

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RBLM Motor Lab

The RBLM motor lab addresses the needs of all students in task-oriented circuit training, supported by consistent, foundational exercises, offering developmental support for the sensory and motor systems.

About Us

Athena Oden, P.T. and author of the Ready Bodies Learning Minds workshop and curriculum, is widely known across the US for her down to earth approach to teaching and the practical and powerful nature of the Ready Bodies, Learning Minds program. Whether it is a presentation to hundreds of therapists or on the floor with children in a Ready Bodies Motor Lab, Athena is driven by the sincere desire to apply her knowledge to help those that choose to work with her.