Start on the Back
A session often begins by revisiting early movements and functions that belong to this position. The girl’s mother is close by on the right
Connect through touch and movement…
voice and expression. Communications go both directions in every channel. At the moment of this photo, Chava is helping the baby feel her foot and ankle, and the connection, which for humans, goes all the way up through the pelvis and spine, including the shoulders and head. Sensing this connection leads to well coordinated actions
Move to an even more advanced position
On her knees, shifting weight brings a larger change. She learns to use her hands for stability.
Give her independence to move and play
Now she is choosing the subject to explore, using the shifting of her weight coordinated with her hand, arm, head and eyes.
Leave her space to explore
She immediately puts to use the clarified feelings of her body’s structure and dynamics.