Presenter: Harold Rosenthal, PT., D.P.T.
Time & Location: November 7, 6-8, Bank Street College of Education
610 West 112th Street NY 10025
Workshop Description: Advice abounds for parents of newborn children – from pediatricians, parenting experts, and even Wikipedia — to practice “tummy time.” Parents are directed to lay their babies in the prone position multiple times a day when they are awake and alert for a variety of reasons. Participants will be invited to engage in a movement activity vis-à-vis the Feldenkrais Method, a developmentally based way of teaching movement, in order to feel and perceive the experiences of very young children. Please wear pants and comfortable clothing for movement. Please click here to register.
Presenter Bio: Harold’s work in health care began 45 years ago as an emergency medical technician with the Stony Brook University volunteer ambulance corps. He was the chief technologist in fiber optic endoscopy at The Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine assisting surgeons, gastroenterologists, and pulmonologists in the operating room for 6 years. Harold completed his physical therapy degree in 1985, and he began working with children and families in 1986. Harold has completed certificate programs in the Feldenkrais Method as it relates specifically to children and in child/family mental health at the Institute for Infants Children and Families of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services. He achieved his doctorate in physical therapy in 2017. Harold has a private practice on the Upper West Side for children and adults, and he also works with children and families in their homes and at specialized preschools in Manhattan.
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