The other day I was sitting in a dental chair opening my mouth. [Imagine that!] Since I was in a passive position, I decided this was a good time to pay attention to what I was sensing in my ‘self-body’. I started by noticing if I was calm or tense; I listened to actions my […]
It was brought to my attention that everyone studying Feldenkrais or taking a Feldenkrais Class should have required reading of the Chapter in Norman Doidge’s latest book, The Brain’s Way of Healing, Voila — the chapter is on my website! Please take the time to read!
I have often suggested ‘toe painting'[like finger painting] might be useful for one’s balance and ability to walk. Fine tuning our foot, ankles and toes [as in painting] supports mapping FEET in our brain so we can use them more fully. I have also suggested finger painting after an arm injury or something delicate to […]
Quick Refresher #1 https://youtu.be/8A2_211_-bA Quick Refresher #2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL3STq5_cGE
A revival from a 2010 Psychology article by Alan Fogel, Ph. D., Pyschology Professor University of Utah has recently recirculated reminding us of the importance of Body Sense. Dr. Fogel, suggests that although cardiovascular health is important, we also need to honor the power of using our kinesthetic sense as we move and that perhaps this […]
“In the Feldenkrais Method, we don’t cure. Instead, we help put people back in the center of their lives so that choice becomes possible.” Cynthia Allen, Feldenkrais Practitioner In her interview with News Source Practical Pain Management [PPM] Cynthia explains how The Feldenkrais Method can interface with those in Chronic Pain. For those of you who […]
Worthy and interesting TED TALK from Burlington VT on a moving – free chair. Active sitting – could we give our kids a future without back pain | Turner Osler | TEDx Stowe
Have you ever thought of the BONES inside you as a sense for support? Have you ever thought of how your BONES move? I am always asking my students to start thinking of their bones and how to use bones with gravity to help us move easily and comfortably!! Check us out. Check out Mr. Boneman! […]