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Tapping – emotional freedom technique EFT

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What is tapping, exactly?

Tapping is, literally, the practice of tapping particular points on your body with your fingertips while at the same time talking through something with key words that may be making your child feel nervous or anxious. 

It is also known as EFT (emotional freedom technique) and is thought to help create a balance of energy within your body.

Tapping ‘tuns off’ the amygdala, the part of your brain that is responsible for negative emotions, and allows the brain to rewire itself into a calmer state. This gives us a more balanced emotional response to lots of different situations.

Tapping song

In my song ‘Every Little Cell’, we focus on positive health and sing a positive affirmation that our cells in our bodies are all “happy and well”. This is such a wonderful way to restore a sense of calm and balance to your body and mind in a world where there is a lot of fear about good health. With or without the actions this song is a positive way to keep your family happy and well.

EFT is a powerful tool and its benefits can be enjoyed by anyone. 
So when you’re ready to give your mind and body a boost, join in with Every Little Cell and get tapping!

Every Little Cell is one of Enchantica’s Yoga Songs. Find out more about these and our online learning adventures at Enchantica’s Academy!

More benefits of Enchantica’s Yoga Songs

  • Singing makes you happy! It releases feel-good hormones that help you feel happy and positive.
  • Singing is also good for your health and can help build your immune system.
  • Singing forces us to breathe deeply, which draws more oxygen into our bodies. This then travels all around our bloodstreams and even oxygenates our brains. This is one of the best ways to introduce the benefits of breathing practice to little learners.
  • Singing teaches communication skills and for children, singing strengthens their lips and tongues which encourages clear speaking, and expands their vocabulary and teaches them about creative language and rhyme.
  • And singing also is great for brain development; singing along with your favourite songs is a great way to build up your memory by remembering the lyrics and the actions.
  • And we LOVE Action songs! They are such a brilliant way to develop your child’s co-ordination, gross and fine motor skills, as well as their ability to concentrate and focus

So, let’s make those actions an introduction to yoga; a magical combination for early years well-being education.

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