Newsletter

Toddler Learns to Walk

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Newsletter |

“My toddler daughter worked with Janelle for about 9months until she walked independently. Her intuition and knowledge about my daughter’s specific needs was remarkable. She was very patient with my fussy and strong-willed toddler and knew just how to motivate her during our sessions. My daughter would make sizable progress after almost every session (it was like magic). We will always be grateful to Janelle for her help. I would highly recommend her. ”  Pratibha...

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Thankful Mother

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Newsletter |

“”As a first-time parent, I am deeply grateful for Janelle who, through these classes, has coached me on how to best support my son’s growth and development, while showing me how. She always left me with take-aways of things we could work on over the next week. Because of this, I feel very confident as a parent that I have been giving my son the best support that I could give him.” Marian Wagner, Elementary School Teacher  

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New Mother’s Appreciation

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Newsletter |

” I am so grateful that Janelle’s holistic approach really helped myself and my baby in so many ways. She has extensive knowledge about child development. Her teaching focuses on each individual child and his/her parents as she knows every child is different and special. Her class gave me so many wonderful tools such as singing and touching to be deeply connected with my baby boy!” Yumiko Taniguchi and Makoto, Elementary School Teacher  

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How Babies Learn: use-it-or-lose-it from Natl Assn for Education of Young Children

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 in Newsletter |

How babies learn: use-it-or-lose-it Article from the National Association for the Education of Young Children Researchers now know that early movement experiences are essential to the neural stimulation needed for healthy brain development. There is a “use-it-or-lose-it” principle at work in the keeping or pruning of brain cells; movement can promote more connections in the brain. At birth, an infant’s brain, it turns out, is chock full of brain cells called neurons. Over time, each of these...

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Janelle’s Seattle Feldenkrais practice

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Newsletter |

This is the most sophisticated and effective method I have seen for the prevention and reversal of deterioration of function.  We’re condemning millions of people to a deteriorated old age that’s not necessary.” — Margaret Mead

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Support Your Baby’s Development Through Touch: baby’s first language

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013 in Newsletter |

Touch and play allows your baby to fully realize their motor, social and emotional potential. With interaction that deepens your bond, you can help your child to embody a wider repertoire of movement, fostering pleasurable movement while constructing a positive self image and expanding awareness. As a result of many years of working with developmental movement and guiding people to regain their lost abilities and cultivate new ones, I’m introducing Child’Space to our Seattle...

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