“Motor Learning Specialists have found that we learn by doing,” says Dowd, who began teaching at Julliard as an assistant to Ideokinesis matriarch Lulu Sweigard in the late 1960s. ‘If you learn it ( anatomy) intellectually, you forget it. You have to do it physically and then you can start to understand what you have learned.” Irene Dowd […]
The above is the title of an article in the PGA Newsletter of March 15, 2018. The author, T.J. Auclair, makes it clear that Tiger is concentrating and practicing, and that he also has years of technical learning. Still – the idea that he is now focusing on ‘sensing SUBTLE differences and playing with the […]
One of my Poems published in 1989
The breadth and Miracle of our ability to expand and grow! Ilona writes so beautifully about every thought I had regarding the much appreciated article by Jane Brody in the New York Times October 30, 2017. A great read for the New Year! https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/whats-missing-from-the-new-york-times-feldenkrais_us_59fba4cbe4b09887ad6f3ed2
Earlier this year, Cathryn J. Ramin wrote about her discoveries in her journey to find suggestions or processes that could reduce her back pain and help her function easier. In her journey she explores and finds helpful her experience with the process and thinking that came from The Feldenkrais Method. There is a video […]
I love the answer Anat Baniel gives in this interview!!
October 30, the New York Times printed an article by Jane Brody, who personally experienced the benefits one can receive from the thinking, science and process promoted by Moshe Feldenkrais, D. Sc., through Awareness Through Movement® classes as well as Individual Functional Integration® lessons. It has been nice to see her recognition.
Awareness Through Movement Lessons are designed to make you think while you move and discover new moves or ‘new choreography’. The following article’s research shows dance to be more valuable than traditional exercise due to the change in ‘choreography’. “Each day, in everyday, we get better and better.” Emile Coue The Feldenkrais method asks you […]
TMJ Oct 20-22 Easing tension around the eyeballs and finding ways for the eyes to move smoothly work to not only soften the eyes, it softens the neck and other tensions you might hold in your skull — as in your JAW. The following is a blog by a colleague about how changes in the […]
As a Feldenkrais Practitioner, also working with the Anat Baniel Method of NeuroMovement for children with Special Needs, one of my principles is to shift your thinking of ‘treating’ a limitation from “fixing’ to “connecting”. When you engage in’ learning’ you connect with yourself or your child and move from always ‘fixing’ to “enjoying your […]