Neurological Fitness is based on applied neuroscience and Dr. Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal theory first introduced in 1994 - the theory that our nervous system potentiates and limits our range of behavior, and significantly influences the way we experience the world around us.
It is a measure of:
I am certified in Applied Neuroscience and I use principles based on Neuroscience with the Neurological Fitness approach.
Benefits of Neurological Fitness Include:
Neurological fitness also improves digestive function - dysregulation starts and stops with the digestive tract leading to:
Gut pain and issues like IBS and bloating; gut microbiome imbalances; and hormonal imbalances: 96% of serotonin is produced by the gut.
It also helps regulate the production of hormones and neurotransmitters which leads to improved mood and emotional balance as it:
decreases norepinephrine and cortisol (stress hormones). increases oxytocin and serotonin.
There are many benefits to having a nervous system that is fit and able to meet the demands placed upon it. In today's busy world with instant access to opportunities online, our biggest obstacle is now our own physical body. By taking steps to improve your neurological fitness, you can enjoy a better quality of life and improved physical and mental health.