Embryologically, the heart begins as two tubes that join together in front of the mouth, which is above the brain at this point in development.
As the heart folds and descends into the body, it guides the brain so that the frontal lobe curls in the direction of the heart.
One way to explore the embodiment of this process is to feel how, as the heart bows, your brain follows.
This is very different in quality of movement and consciousness than initiating bowing from your head, which is initiating from the nervous system (brain).
Embodying the embryological bowing of the heart can bring a sense of ease and unity between the heart and the brain.
Explore along as we explore bowing from the heart versus bowing from the head.
This clip is from Bonnie’s online course Embodying the Embryological Foundations of Movement.