BORN to Do This

January 24, 2017 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease I was recently with a friend discussing how challenging it has been for me to write articles as writing is something I haven’t had much experience with. She went on to say, “Yeah, some people are just ... » Read More

Effective Interventions

January 11, 2017 - Posted by Lara
   Written By Lara Gillease I worked with a child recently that had a serious trauma that resulted in an illness and set back in his ability to do things. The family was sorting through the many interventions available to find ... » Read More

Movement Signature

December 27, 2016 - Posted by Lara
   Written By Lara Gillease I remember when a nearby theme park was having a Halloween fest. They were hiring “actors” to scare people during weekends in October. I applied and was hired to play a zombie. My job was to ... » Read More

Promote Learning

December 13, 2016 - Posted by Lara
     Written By Lara Gillease Anat Baniel was working for the first time with a 21-month-old boy diagnosed on the autism spectrum. He would forcefully arch his back and throw his head backwards whenever he was awake. He did this ... » Read More

Vacation EVERY DAY

November 28, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease Life was going well. Everything was in place. Sarah loved her family, her work, her home, but something just made it all feel monotonous. Why did she feel like she was just going through the motions? Why ... » Read More

Is Your Child Learning?

November 9, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease A healthy infant and young child spends most of his time exploring movement and learning to move in new ways like rolling over, going from lying to sitting, crawling, talking, self-feeding, standing, and walking. A special needs ... » Read More

Making Lasting Changes

October 24, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease A current client just referred his friend, Jessica, to me. I spoke with her on the phone to learn more about her and her situation. Jessica told me she had foot and knee pain. She was seeking ... » Read More

Stop Stressing Your Body

October 12, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Written By Lara Gillease During a video conference call with a musician client who had recently done a series of in-person private Anat Baniel Method (ABM) NeuroMovement Lessons with me, she said:            “ABM NeuroMovement is different than ... » Read More

Apply ABM Essentials

September 28, 2016 - Posted by Lara
Video By Lara Gillease Over the last 10 years working with special needs kids, this is a question parents ask most often: “How can I help my child learn to do new things?” And for those parents who are familiar ... » Read More

Field of Dreams

September 14, 2016 - Posted by Lara
     Written By Lara Gillease In the film, Field of Dreams, the saying was “Build it and they will come”. The idea was to believe in what you dream and take the actions that keep moving you towards your ... » Read More