Give Your Body A Tune Up

Some quick and easy exercises which take moments but have a long-lasting effect.

Having trouble concentrating?

Got an important exam coming up?

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To help you to:

Feel Calm and Rational

Integrate Information more clearly

Find Logical Answers

You:

Cover your forehead with one hand and the base of the skull with the other

Deeply breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth slowly at least three times or until you feel calm once more.

 

To help you to:

Improve your left and right brain co-ordination or confusion

Help you with correctly relating numbers and letters

Feel more able to write, read or see more clearly.

You:

Hold one hand over your navel and with the other hand massage the depression on the lower border of your collarbone. Do this for 10 -20 seconds

Change hands and repeat the exercise.

 

To help you to:

Improve your hand and eye co-ordination

Increase your vision and comprehension

Reduce your neck and shoulder tension.

 You:

Keeping your head still, stretch your arm straight out in front with your thumb facing upwards

Move your thumb to slowly from left to right, following the movement with your eyes but without moving your head. Complete this exercise three times

Change hands and repeat the exercise

Now place both hands together, thumbs pointing upwards and repeat the above movement three times.

 

To help you to:

Increase your peripheral vision

Increase your spatial awareness Y

Your academic skills

You:

Either using a pen, pencil or just in the air, trace the infinity symbol

First by using your dominant hand

Follow with your non-dominant hand

Then try with both hands at once.*

*You will notice there is a difference between the two parts of the infinity symbol, the goal is to get them approximately the same size and shape. They represent your gestalt or artistic side of your brain and your logic or thinking side, for us to perform at our best we need them to be working in tandem.

 

To help you to:

Improve your listening skills

Be able to tune out background noise more easily

Reduce tension in your neck and shoulders.

You:

Simply massage your ears all the way round for 30 seconds.

 

To help you to:

Release tension in your jaw (the temporomandibular joint)*

Help you to speak more clearly

Reduce headaches

You:

Massage your jaw joint in front of your ears for 30 seconds

If possible yawn at the same time.

*This is the area where tension is held when we feel we cannot speak and/or be heard.

 

To help you to:

Overcome irrational behaviour

Increase your basic metabolism

Improve your feelings of fatigue or disorientation

Improve your focus.

You:

Hold your navel with one hand

With the other hand slowly rub your upper and lower lips

Do this slowly for 10-20 seconds, then change hands and repeat.

 

To help you to:

Improve your social communication and behaviour

Reduce tiredness

Improve your metabolism

Lengthen the tendons in feet and lower legs

You:

Using the back of a chair for support

Stand with one knee straight, heel on the floor and feet facing forward

Breathe out as you stretch

Repeat this exercise slowly, then repeat with the other leg.

 

To help you to:

Improve your memory

Stay in the present

Improve near and far vision transition

You:

Hold your navel with one hand whilst rubbing your tailbone with the other

Repeat for 10-20 seconds, then change hands and repeat the exercise.

 

To help you to:

Improve your breathing and energy

Reduce tension in your shoulders

Promote general relaxation.

You:

Stand relaxed, feet slightly apart

Swing arms loosely around the body starting from the hips

Follow the movement with your eyes.


To help you to:

Improve nourishment to your brain

Improve your focus and concentration

Free up tight muscles in your lower back.

You:

Lie down with hands out to the side

Twist your knees to one side and your head to the other side

Draw in and brace your stomach muscles while breathing out

At the same time, rotate your knees and head to their opposite sides

Repeat this exercise three times for each side.


To help you to:

Release tension in your back

Improve circulation, flexibility and posture

Improve your breathing, energy and concentration.

You:

Stand straight with feet slightly apart

Stretch your arm down one side of your body as far as you can

As you stretch, breathe out

Repeat three times, then change sides and repeat

Still standing with feet slightly apart

Raise your arms above your hand, joining hands

Stretch from one side then the other breathing out as you stretch

Repeat at least three time each side.

 

To help you to:

Improve your co-ordination

Increase your spatial awareness

Improve your learning capacity and concentration

Activate lymph flow.

You:

Move your right arm and left leg at the same time

You can stretch the leg out, or bend at the knee

Your arm can be outstretched or to the side

You can do this in a “standing march”

Repeat 10 times

 Give Your Body A Tune Up

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