Founder of Movement & Learning
Brendan is an accomplished national and international lecturer and presenter. Brendan developed the courses, Movement and Learning, Primitive Postural Reflexes 1 and Primitive Postural Reflexes 2. He also runs sound healing and early childhood workshops, boutique workshops, professional development programmes for early childhood workers and teachers, parent talks, and keynote addresses.
Accompanying Brendan's educational sessions are his music accompanied resources for 3-8 year olds, The Children's CD and Songbook, Wombat and His Mates CD and songbook and Beanbag Ditties CD. All of the resources integrate music and movement activities. Together enhance communication between both sides of the brain to improve learning and physical skills such as improved concentration and focus, co-ordination, balance, reading and writing, spacial awareness and self-esteem.
Brendan also composes and records other music, for people of all ages. Active Passive stimulates the brain to encourage improved concentration and memory and Relaxing Music encourages relaxation and calm.
Movement & Learning Practitioner
Gail O'Hara is an experienced Movement and Learning and Kinesiology (Brain Gym) practitioner. She also has training in Yoga for kids. She worked with children with additional needs in the primary school setting for 12 years using a combination of movement based programs for brain/body connection, speech pathology and specialist literacy support programs.
She now works with Brendan O'Hara using Movement and Learning in kindergartens throughout Victoria, New South Wales and remote aboriginal communities.
The classes she now runs come out of this experience and passion to continue working with children in a supportive, creative, fun and meaningful way.