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Spreading Our Wings in Feldenkrais Classes

In weekly Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® classes this spring, we’ll move easier and more expressively through the upper body, using the image of a bird’s wings as our inspiration. We tend to think of our arms—and use them—as though they … Continue reading

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The Inverse of Balance Is . . . Reversibility?

Last year I wrote an article about balance, describing that balance is a dynamic process in action that involves our in-the-moment sensations as well as our “acture”, our kinesthetic image of ourselves. Currently, in weekly Feldenkrais classes at Lotus Yoga, … Continue reading

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Self Care for Back Comfort: An Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method

Back pain has many causes, but most of them can be addressed with better self-usage. That means moving better through all the everyday movements in your life. This introductory workshop in the Feldenkrais Method® will help you feel how your … Continue reading

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Pleasure and the Mistake of Chronic Pain

I’ve been teaching my students to move toward pleasure in their yoga and Feldenkrais® practices for many years. I find it a little awkward to use the word “pleasure”, with its connotations of sex and hedonism, but I’ve stuck with … Continue reading

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NEW! Feldenkrais Class Series in Bellevue

I’m excited to offer a new weekly Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement series in Bellevue. Co-taught with my colleague Helen Pelton, these classes are for EVERYONE , including students new to the Feldenkrais Method and those with experience. We found a … Continue reading

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Growing and Learning: A Feldenkrais Immersion, 2015-16

In 2014, I was approached by a student of mine with a very exciting request. Her request was to please provide an opportunity to dive deep into her movement history. She wanted to go back through the movements of infancy … Continue reading

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Moving from Your Middle

In Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® classes in the summer and fall we were playing a lot with the toes. (See notes on Toe Play and listen to a Toe Play audio lesson.) In observing you, my dear students, throughout these … Continue reading

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