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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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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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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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Three Gifts, Part II

In part I of this series I offered to wave my magic Feldenkrais fairy wand to grant you three gifts for a longer, healthy, more potent life: One: The ability to lie on your belly comfortably Two: The ability to … Continue reading

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Sushumna: Your Central Channel of Support

What are the forces that allow this human body to come to an upright position—to sit, to stand and to walk? In the physical body, certain features of the skeleton are important protagonists: The three arches of the feet, the … Continue reading

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