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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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Summer Feldenkrais In-Town Retreat

Can you imagine it? 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 pay a fortune to enjoy it! The Summer Feldenkrais In-Town Retreat will include three Awareness Through … 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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Flowing in the River, Part 2: The Bodymind in Drafting and Revising

with Arni Adler and Sheri Cohen Once begun, what do I do with the raw material I’ve created? How do I expand and shape it? What do I do when I’m stuck? How do I find joy in art-making when … 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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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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