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The Bilingual Brain: From Bilingual to Bicultural with Joy Menet
June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT$70.00
Have you ever wondered how being bilingual or multilingual affects your brain?
It is true that if you speak more than one language, your brain works differently than someone who is monolingual. Differently; not necessarily better. Furthermore, there is an important distinction to be made between being bilingual and being bicultural.
In this class, we will discuss and discover how these two concepts influence each other in our lives. During our exploration, we will identify the main factors that affect bilingualism and understand how they play a role in the way our brain functions.
We will use the Neurosculpting® process to raise self-confidence in our ability to code-switch and use our languages fluidly and effectively, whether you have a non-native accent or not.
Finally, we will explore how being bi/multicultural is a great asset to our everyday lives and create a practice that we can share with our loved ones.
Important Logistics for Parking & Building Access!
GREAT NEWS, we offer FREE parking to our students in the evenings and on the weekends in the lot in the back. You may park anywhere in the parking lot and enjoy FREE parking by following these directions:
- enter your license plate at the kiosk
- choose the Neuro/Yoga option,
- ENTER CODE 1245207 and display the ticket on your dashboard.
Street parking on Lafayette is free and has no time restrictions. Enter through the back entrance from the parking lot and if it’s after 5 pm or on a weekend the doors will be locked so please key in code 0000* to the keypad at the right of the doors.
Joy Menet, CNSF
Certified Neurosculpting® Facilitator in English & Spanish
Joy is best known for her passion to be in service to others, working towards equity in healthcare and education, her love for the natural world, and a kind and reassuring laugh. In addition to being a CNSF, she is also a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and a nationally certified Spanish-English Medical Interpreter. When working with private clients, she listens to help create a personalized plan that focuses on the Neurosculpting® tools, hands-on energy work when applicable, and lifestyle coaching which includes making actionable steps towards lasting behavior change. Working as an Experiential Educator and Wilderness Guide for the past 18 years, she recognizes the healing powers of the natural world as being critical to her own healing. She also realizes the importance of using food as medicine and can help guide clients towards implementing healthy nutritional habits when needed. While living abroad in Ecuador for 6 years, she worked as a Montessori teacher while simultaneously serving as president of a mountaineering club. If you don’t understand her at first, it may be because she’s speaking another language which she’ll interpret promptly. Please feel free to get in touch with her at email@example.com.
How I Came to Climb! A Mountaineer’s Bio
In August 2007, Joy found her love for mountaineering when climbing her first fourteener ever: Longs Peak! In this same month, she moved to Ecuador where she began climbing mountains to train for the Huairasinchi – a 3-day adventure race through the Andes Mountains. During this time, she worked as a local guide on the weekends, taught an Adventure elective class to teenagers, and participated almost weekly in a mountaineering club, of which she later served as a volunteer president. Upon returning to the U.S. in 2013, she became a Certified Mountaineering, Rock Climbing and Wilderness Instructor through NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) and also began guiding seasonally for Wildland Trekking Company. Her gratitude for the lessons she has learned from the mountains runs deep, as is her is passion for sharing these lessons with her fellow students.