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Listening Deeply: A New Year’s Day Practice

We lead busy lives and act with our best intentions, but how can we know that our actions come from a clear and centered source? Who is the one acting and where does the impulse to act come from? What is truly … Continue reading

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Enlivening the Spine in Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement

Curvy spine, snaky spine, vine-y spine Spine like a chain, bending link-by-link Supportive spine, like a pyramid, wide on bottom and narrow on top Breathing spine that spreads and gathers with every breath There may be no part of the skeleton … Continue reading

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Winter In-Town Feldenkrais Retreat

The Winter In-Town Feldenkrais Retreat offers three days of gentle movement, awareness practice, self-care and restoration; a clean, quiet, comfortable space; an experienced teacher … and you don’t even have to travel to enjoy it! Each day of the Winter Feldenkrais In-Town Retreat will … Continue reading

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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 Roundness of Ourselves in Yoga

Themes are threads I weave through yoga classes to hold the disparate elements together. Lately the themes have been weaving themselves. Last fall, the manic vata energy of the season seemed to beg for us to feel our contacts with … Continue reading

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On Ground and Breath in Yoga

In our yoga classes at Lotus Yoga during the fall, we did a practice that emphasized our relationship with the ground. Fall is often full of vata, the flitting, changeable, moving qualities that epitomize the season. Our minds can get … 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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