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Become an accredited Flow Form Practitioner
Level 1 (for 0 to 6 years old)

What is Flow Form?

Flow Form is a new and creative modality for maintaining and improving wellbeing through therapeutic movement. Flow Form Instructors apply a combination of movement modalities.

When we teach the body new ways to move we are also teaching the mind to develop new ways to move through life. 

Flow Form helps students grow their ability to develop divergent thinking skills.

By combining the Laban/Bartieneiff movement system, in combination with yoga; tai chi, and pre-school dance, Flow Form Instructors take somatic dance and movement to a new level of understanding.  

Through sharing a combination of movement styles, and ways of learning, instructors are able to create fun and engaging programs aimed at physical and mental development.  

Level 1 Flow Form Instructors also incorporate StoryTime to create role playing journeys aimed at developing whole body connectivity.  Using a variety of somatic movement strategies, Flow Form Instructors are capable of creating fun, engaging learning environments for children aged 6 years and under. 

 
         

Register to start your online journey to becoming an accredited Flow Form Instructor

  • Share therapeutic movement through a combination of Laban/Barentieiff fundamentals, Yoga, Dance & Tai Chi Qigong to children 6 years and under. Or run your own mums and bubs groups to share these developmental techniques with parents.
  • Learn how to create your own lessons in the various modalities, as you earn your accreditation as a Flow Form Practitioner.
  • Use StoryTime & BrainDance as your foundation for creating educational mindfulness sessions that embrace social and emotional development through movement.
  • Have the children enjoy developing mind-body-spirit connections as they use their imaginations through movement,  role playing, games and class themes to help them achieve their developmental milestones.
  • Run programs that give children an opportunity to sing; chant; practice reverence and gratitude; and preform metta moments.
  • Understand the pathways that the body can move through, which ultimately help scaffold higher order thinking skills.
  • Enhance your own wellbeing by discovering and developing your own style of self-expression through movement.
  • Receive an internationally recognised accreditation to share Flow Form with young children and/or mums and bubs groups.
  • Join our private group for ongoing access to support and teaching materials. 
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Email Elizabeth directly and ask for a free copy of our Flow Form Trip to the Moon StoryTime Session. 

mindfulsmiles@gmail.com 

Our Flow Form StoryTime sessions are also deigned to show our practitioners just one of the many ways we can run classes with young children.

StoryTime Sessions are designed to encourage physical, mental and spiritual growth through several pathways, including Braindance (patterns in breathing, tactile stimulation, core-distal, head-tail, upper-lower, body-size, cross lateral, and vestibular). Pathways for developing spirit and social and emotional wellbeing also include singing, chanting, meditation, reverence, group activity and role playing. This 10 week program is fun and interactive in a way that will engage belonging, being and becoming, regardless of their learning style.

Flow Form Instructor training is delivered online. You will studies at a time that suits you. Your journey will include quizzes and assessments, through both theoretical and practical work. As you progress towards self-development within each modality (Somatic dance and movement, Yoga, Tai Chi QiGong) you will also learn to create your own engaging sessions.

The course can be self-paced through an accumulation of 60 hours of training, consisting of your theoretical, practicals and assessment components.

Flow Form received international accreditation through IMMA

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Accreditation through the International Mindfulness And Meditation Alliance

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Flow Form was officially launched on the 20th of September 2020  through the Global Wellness Institute. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain accreditation for teaching different modalities to children, while also enhancing your own mental and physical wellbeing. 

Click the link below to see course cost and/or to register today for this amazing opportunity.

There is no pre-requisite for enrolling this course.

The research behind improving mental and physical health using yoga, braindance and tai chi qigong

YOGA

Research has shown consistently demonstrated that yoga improves the quality of lives in children. Yoga has been found to reduce anxietyimproves somatic awareness (internal listening); improves attention span; increase coordination; improves physical and mental wellbeing; improves sleep quality; boost immunity; encourages empathy; builds confidence; introduces children to mindfulness; improves memory; positively impacts behaviour; and so much more. 

 

Somatic Dance and Movement

Research shows that creative movement programs significantly enhances the creative thinking skills and movement creativity of young children. Understanding the connection between body movements and brain development is key to enhancing motor skills in babies, toddlers and preschoolers. By engaging in whole body connectivity movements, we can mirror the stages of their development and help them master mature movement patterns. By practicing the Fundamentals, we can strengthen their internal support system for everyday and highly skilled movements.
 
 

Tai Chi Qigong

Research demonstrates that Tai Chi Qigong assists children to positively improve physical health and function; improve health; enhance the bodies coordination in both upper and lower limbs; improves concentration and reduces hypertensionreduces ADHA symptoms and foster emotional/ self-regulation; and Qigong helps decrease severity in sensory, behavioural, and language components of autism, and improve self-control, sociability, sensory and cognitive awareness as well as healthy-physical behaviour.

Philosophy

Mens Sana In Corpore Sano | A Healthy Mind In A Healthy Body

When we teach children through working with the body and exploring its capabilities, we also show the mind mental patterns and pathways. The mind explores and begins to synchronise, or entrain with these physical patterns and pathways. Which the mind can then conceptualise and synchronise into patterns and pathways that promote the growth of social and emotional intelligence and high order thinking skills.

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Who created Flow Form

Elizabeth Mulhane
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Elizabeth Mulhane  is a wife, mother and grandmother.

Elizabeth has over 40 yrs experience with mindfulness, meditation and various forms of movement, including dance, yoga and martial arts (including 12 months of full time training in wing chun kung fu). Elizabeth also begun the practice of Tai Chi in her early 20’s. Her formal qualifications include a B.Psych Sci (Hons), Sec Class, Div A. Thesis: improving wellbeing with mindfulness & sound; certified Yoga Teacher (200 hrs);  registered Tai Chi Qigong Instructor; and a Somatic Dance & Movement therapist. Additional certificates are also held in kids yoga; preschool dance; brain games; teaching with music; fine art and PG Cert mindfulness.  

Elizabeth is also the creator of the KOTUS Method and Mindful Smiles Day (May – 18) and offers accredited mindfulness and meditation teacher training courses. After created an 8 week internationally accredited course for teaching mindfulness to children (that incorporates the Early Years Learning Framework), Elizabeth went on to create Flow Form. 

Note: Form Form Level 1 is accredited through IMMA (The International Mindfulness And Meditation Alliance) and you can find us on their website under accredited schools.

Over the years Elizabeth has made several guest speaker appearances and is passionate about maintaining and improve the wellbeing of our children

Interview of Elizabeth Mulhane

‘Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim of human existence.’ – Aristotle