BY: JAMORION ROSE & SAMUEL BROADUS
At Daymark, we’re always looking for the most effective ways to help our residents improve their health mentally, physically and emotionally. Brain Gym is a unique class that plays a huge part in this effort. Each week this class provides an opportunity for our residents to improve mobility, focus, balance and coordination for our residents. Below we have included step by step details of two exercises we use in our programming. We hope you enjoy!
Lazy 8’s are used in Brain Gym to help improve brain function. Lazy 8’s activate both brain hemispheres by sweeping across the lateral midline of the body allowing them both to work together. This particular exercise improves hand-eye coordination amongst other things. The list of benefits includes the development of hand dominance, improved visual tracking, increased attention […]