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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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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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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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What participants say about Growing and Learning: A Feldenkrais Immersion

ON THE IMMERSION PROCESS “Taking time to lie on the floor and revisit our early development is an incredibly powerful way to discover new possibilities – in our bodies and in our lives. … It has brought me more awareness … Continue reading

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Three Gifts, Part I

I found myself proclaiming to my Feldenkrais students recently, “If I were a fairy and I could wave my magic wand to give you three gifts to help you live longer and better, I would give you these three things … Continue reading

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I Want Somatics in My Yoga

Contemporary Western yoga, as we practice it here in the U.S., is many things. There are many yogas, from the thrillingly physical to the peacefully restorative; from the secular to the spiritual; from the performative to the solitary. I have … Continue reading

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Better Breathing Makes the Impossible Possible

Put my foot behind my head? Impossible! Touch my elbows to each other? Highly improbable! During April and May, in our Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® classes at Lotus Yoga, we will take on some movements that may at first seem … Continue reading

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