Welcome to episode 72 of Caregiver Cast, where we explore ways to improve the quality of life for caregivers and their loved ones. In this episode, Mary Elaine sits down with movement specialist Michelle Greenwell, who shares her journey of rediscovering movement and energy after losing the ability to walk and speak. Michelle provides valuable insights and practical tips on using movement and mindfulness techniques to reduce stress, anxiety, and physical complaints. She also shares her expertise on Touch for Health, therapeutic touch, and neural reflex integration and encourages caregivers to prioritize self-care to support their loved ones better. With a focus on engaging the whole body and using simple techniques, this conversation is a must-listen for anyone looking to improve their well-being and quality of life. Also, check out Michelle’s entire YouTube channel and podcast, “Be Well with Michelle Greenwell,” for even more valuable resources.
Outline of the episode:
- The importance and effectiveness of Touch for Health in transforming emotions and physical healing conditions
- Movement enhances mindfulness and nutrition to support the body, mind, and spirit.
- Self-care for caregivers
- Understanding the body’s signals
- Using music and movement to engage the brain and help balance emotions
- Many more!
About Michelle Greenwell:
Michelle is a dance educator with over 40 years of experience. She founded Dance Debut Inc in 1988, which offers instruction in various dance forms. Michelle has faced challenges throughout her career due to training and business ownership. Still, she overcame them and developed a deep understanding of the body through movement in Touch for Health, Tai Chi, and healing with dance. Michelle’s unique teaching style is inspiring and motivating, and she presents to a diverse range of audiences worldwide. In addition, Michelle has developed unique programs like “Movement Made Easy,” “Qi YINtegration,” and “Balancing Business” for different age groups and industries.
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