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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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Awareness in Action: An Introduction to Contemplative Dance Practice

Contemplative Dance Practice (CDP) is a participatory movement and meditation practice that explores embodied awareness. Created in the 1970’s by Naropa University’s Barbara Dilley. Contemplative Dance Practice is now practiced internationally. During a CDP session, the time is divided into three … 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 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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Growing and Learning: A Feldenkrais Immersion

Some time ago 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 … Continue reading

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Breath and Body: A Weekend Feldenkrais Retreat

Please join me for an inspiring spring weekend of movement, exploration and centering. Breath and Body is an invitation to unravel layers of resistance and wake up sleepy parts of your breathing “apparatus” with Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement®—a simple but … Continue reading

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Awareness in Action: An Introduction to Contemplative Dance Practice

Contemplative Dance Practice (CDP) is a participatory movement and meditation practice that explores embodied awareness. Created in the 1970’s by Naropa University’s Barbara Dilley at the request of her teacher, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Contemplative Dance Practice is now practiced internationally. During … Continue reading

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