Educators and corporate trainers often talk
about “learning by doing.” We know the power of “hands-on” learning
experiences or actual demonstrations of ideas we're trying to learn.
We've all heard the cliché, "Actions speak louder than words!" This is
what is at the heart of BodySmart.
Tips to awaken your own BodySmart:
• Perform a dramatic enactment; role play an idea,
opinion, or feeling. Play charades using current events or modern
• Play noncompetitive games that involve physical activity and a lot of
motion; for example, learn the names of everyone in a group through
physical gestures only.
• Practice activities that require physical activity such as dancing,
jogging, swimming, and walking. Try walking in different ways to match
or change your mood.
• Carefully observe your own and other's "body language." Notice how
much the body is involved in effective communication.
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