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Diane Zimmermann, NeuroMovement

About

Diane Zimmermann, ABMNP is an Anat Baniel Method (ABM)® NeuroMovement practitioner with advanced certification in Children's Mastery. She holds a BA from the University of Maryland, College Park.

 

Diane faced her own struggle with pain and mobility because of a severe ankle injury that required reconstructive surgery. Diane’s recovery languished, and she found her path to healing through the Anat Baniel Method® of NeuroMovement® during her training to become a practitioner. 

Diane has completed both the Basic and Children’s Mastery certification programs and is pursuing ABM certifications in Vitality, Anti-Aging, and High Performers. She teaches group Transformational Movement Lessons (TMLs) and provides private one-on-one sessions at The Healing Collective.   

In addition to her ABM NeuroMovement training, Diane brings a wealth of experience to her practice.  A mother of three, she has experience as a behavior/academic coach for children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and learning disabilities. Diane is an avid seamstress and enjoys skiing, camping, singing & interacting with kids of all ages.

Move your body to change your brain with Diane Zimmermann, Certified NeuroMovement practitioner. NeuroMovement is an intervention that facilitates neuroplastic brain changes and helps you to access new pathways for health via various gentle nervous system inputs.

 

Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® is a brain-based, scientifically supported approach that can create significant  functional improvements in anyone's life through slow and gentle movements.

"By accessing the amazing power of the brain to change itself, the method helps people discover how to improve the mind and body dramatically enhancing physical, cognitive, emotional, and creative performance." – Anat Baniel, Founder

WHY & HOW DO WE GET GREAT OUTCOMES WITH ABM?

  1. We work with the brain and the nervous system, focusing on enhancing brain function

  2. The movements we have our students participate in is not  so much exercise as a conversation between the body and the brain - this produces novel neuropathways (or re-introduces dormant pathways) and facilitates new possibilities for movement

  3. Participants are called upon to think, listen and to feel in an entirely new way 

  4. Movement is the language of the brain: the slow mindfulness of the movements wakes up the brain and creates new neural connections and opportunities to learn and change the brain

EXPLORE NEUROMOVEMENT RESEARCH & CASE STUDIES

BENEFITS

  • Improved strength and flexibility.

  • Improved balance.

  • Elimination of aches and pains.

  • Better movement.

  • Improved mental clarity.

  • Increased sense of overall well-being and vitality.

  • The opportunity to push past your disability and truly reach your potential.

SPECIALTIES:

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN
Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Brachial Plexus Injury, Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy, Genetic Disorders, Undiagnosed Developmental Delays, and Downs Syndrome through Functional Synthesis Lessons, customized one-on-one private movement lessons.

TRANSFORMATIONAL MOVEMENT SESSIONS
 

TMLs are verbally guided movement lessons in a group setting. These lessons can lead to transformational outcomes in improved flexibility, strength, pain relief, mental clarity, balance, vitality, and wellbeing.

WORKSHOPS

By incorporating a combination of TMLs, Functional Synthesis Lessons, and education about the Anat Baniel Method®, work shops are a fun and more substantive way to learn about this modality.