Helen Battelley - Mental Health & Wellbeing Show

Helen Battelley

About this Seminar:

Families, fitness and Covid-19!

As we’ve all discovered, living in a global pandemic presents many daily challenges for families with young children. Joe Wicks became an overnight ’superstar’ with this PE with Joe sessions but were his sessions developmentally appropriate for all ages and abilities? Were families more physically active during lockdown? What did/does physical activity mean to you?
This evocative presentation will explore the latest evidence on families physical activity responses to Covid-19 and offer some guidance on what we can learn from this review in how best to support families with young children to engage in physical activity and movement play

About the Speaker:

Helen Battelley

Movement Consultant

Helen is an internationally renowned consultant, trainer, author and speaker in Physical Development/movement in Early and Primary Education. Her training style is energetic, passionate and highly motivational. She has been working as a dance and movement specialist for over 19 years and continues to work directly with children. Her consultancy takes her all over the world, from Malaysia to Dubai, from China to Romania. The movement philosophy Helen promotes is to embed movement within the curriculum and framework and create a kinaesthetic classroom. ‘Young children learn through movement we must adopt an approach, which is accessible to all. Moreover, reducing sedentary behaviour and ensuring practitioners are aware of the impact movement has on cognitive development and social and emotional well being.’
Helen’s presentations are highly evocative, energetic and passionate, her enthusiasm is contagious.

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