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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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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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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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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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