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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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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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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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