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Posted on 02/27/2012 11:06:23 AM PST by Altariel
Frightening images of babies as young as two weeks old being flung around a therapist's head have shocked millions around the world.
And now the Russian woman filmed spinning the babies by their wrists and ankles has confirmed she hopes to bring the practice to the UK.
Lena Fokina can be seen flipping a baby over her head in her bizarre 'baby yoga' routine which has been banned from a number of websites for fear that it glorifies child abuse.
Many viewers believed the moves must have been performed on dolls but the 51-year-old says they are definitely real babies and she has been practising the techniques for the past 30 years.
Lena was tracked down at a seminar called 'Parenting the Deliberate Way' in Dahab, Egypt, where parents from across Europe were paying her to perform the same moves on their infants, some just months old.
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You would think free weights would be cheaper than babies, even in Russia.
“Agreed. Even if by some miracle there is no physical damage, I can’t believe that there isn’t psychological damage. Babies and children need to feel safe with adults.
When we were children my mother was very careful to teach us how to hold a baby. “
I wouldn’t worry about it. Psychological damage is a good way to build character.
Is this how HIllary was made?
Child abuse. I can’t even look at this. Omg.
To me, it looks like this 'yoga guru' might be severely mentally unbalanced (i.e. 'crazy') -- but the parents who travel "across Europe" to PAY this woman to abuse their child have got to be either pure evil or just plain stupid.
If anyone had grabbed my child and done anything remotely like this they would be having dinner through a straw.
I don’t care if they are family or not. Some things are just not tolerated.
“Lena was tracked down at a seminar called ‘Parenting the Deliberate Way’ in Dahab, Egypt, where parents from across Europe were paying her to perform the same moves on their infants, some just months old.”
In Egypt. Why does this not surprise me? On the OTHER hand, maybe swinging Muslim babies around will improve their thought processes.
[ I thought there was something called “Shaken Baby Syndrome” that causes brain damage and sometimes it’s fatal.
I doubt this can be safe. ]
So that is How Democrats are made....
——They swoon at the mention of chakras and crystals, yet reject basic common sense.——
Rejecting common sense is essential to New Age thought, since New Agers believe that their thoughts or “vibrations” can literally alter reality.
A skeptic like you could negatively affect your friend’s “energy,” so they would tend to avoid you.
It would be funny if it didn’t often end tragically. This interview with a former practitioner blew me away:
Maybe that explains the success of African tribes.
Good conservative parents have been arrested for far less. And parents actually seek this woman out to do this to their babies?
Lock them all up—Crazy Lady, and every parent who willingly gave their infants over to her.
I have two more words, “Vegan Diet.”
You are correct; but Shaken Baby Syndrome does its damage by the rapid acceleration/de-acelleration of a violent shake causing rotational injury to the retina and blood vessels of the brain. Broken bones and dislocated joints can certainly occur here...esp. in those genetically more vulnerable.
And while most of the babies were left screaming in tears or vomited during or after their session of ‘baby dynamics’, Lena insists it is for their benefit.
The qualified PE teacher, said: ‘It’s very good for babies and not dangerous at all. Some babies cry at first, but they begin to enjoy it.
‘Most people think young babies can only lie on a bed, eat, and cry. But babies are born with natural reflexes, which we can use to help them develop physically and intellectually.
‘I work with parents from across Europe. I hope soon I will be working with a family in England. I think there are a number of open-minded parents there whose babies could benefit from my work.’
According to Lena, baby yoga was first practiced by ancient African tribes but the modern incarnation was developed by fellow Russian Dr Igor Charkovsky, who was also present at the seminar.
Lena, a mother-of-five and grandmother, does sessions that can last up to five minutes, during which babies are spun, swung and flipped, often by a single limb.
The actions are performed on babies from a few weeks old up to around age two.
Lena added: ‘The method was originally developed to cure and correct the health of children having muscular or skeletal problems but it is also suitable for healthy children.
‘The movements are designed to improve their muscular abilities and development.
‘And the children often turn out to be early readers, singers, talkers, swimmers. It also makes their hands stronger. We are humanists and we dont do anything wrong.’
How nice. A humanist who insist she doesn’t do anything wrong.
Sick f*ck should be in prison - along with ANY parents who permit this sh*t.