Welcome To Purposeful Movement

Activating Brain Potential Through Movement

Purposeful Movement is the consulting practice of Katy Held, a licensed Bal-A-Vis-X(R), Brain Gym(R) and Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training practitioner, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

What We Offer

Purposeful Movement offers a wide variety of services and therapies. Whether you’re a school,
business or individual we can help make a difference in the lives of your students,
employees or child. Below you will find more details on specific therapies.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.


A one-day workshop in techniques that support the integration of the nervous system. Have you ever worked with a child (or teen, or adult) whose nervous system seems overly reactive, overwhelmed by sensory input? These Building Block activities support people of any age in developing a stronger internal sense of pattern and structure so that external input can be more easily received and responded to. 


Katy’s world changed in more ways than she expected when her son Oscar was born in 1997. Eight months after he was born, an MRI confirmed that Oscar had had a significant stroke around birth, affecting his left hemisphere and therefore his right side.
“My kids love going to Katy and we love what she does for our kids. She has given
my kids’ an awareness of their bodies and tools to navigate life in a smoother way
than before.”