2017 May Articles


The Two Sides of Change
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Spring shows us the two sides of Change. One day we will see the grass greening and flowers emerging. Yet on the horizon are rain or show. The very next day we can have a good snowfall, suggesting winter has not left.
It is the same with personal change. One moment we feel the budding of new possibilities. And the next, a sense of regressing to previous states.
If this yo-yo shifting has happened for you, take hope in the understanding of spring -- That the weather does change and growth becomes abundant.
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Tags: Feldenkrais, pain, yoga, ease, dance, self-help, Resiliency, maturity

Wake Up Your Body and Your Brain - Workshop

Three experienced **Feldenkrais** instructors teaching -- for a week!
Your body talks to you every day, all day. If you listen and support its needs, it will reward you with a vital, pain-free body. If you ignore it, it will send messages of discomfort and pain until you respond. Knowing how to communicate with your body is essential for a vibrant, youthful life. Using the tools provided by the Feldenkrais Method, you will learn how to make lasting changes. You will:
* Boost your body’s level of health and wellbeing
* Reduce tension and discomfort
* Improve your posture
* Enhance the quality and range of your turning and bending
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Take the Intentional Stance

Dan Dennett's "Three Levels of Analysis" helps us understand different approaches to help people resolving pain. The Feldenkrais Method focuses very much on the "systems" approach described in the third approach, whereas most others are in the first or second. What can make the article even more valuable is to reflect on how you use these three levels in your daily life. It is quite empowering to select a different level...
Click to read Todd Hargrove's summary.

 

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3-minute Online lessons

These new online lessons emerged as I thought about how my students in the evening classes might continue their learning throughout the week after the class. Follow this link to increase your comfort!

Ease your Neck, Increase Your Balance & Back Comfort when lying down

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Emotional Pain Affects the Body

Julia Breckenreid writes, "Back when I was 30, my life fell apart. My marriage collapsed, I sank into a depression, and I lost my home, money, and self-respect. I also blew out my knee. ... Long after I had put my life back together, my knee still hurt. I tried everything to fix it..."
"And then one day, about five years ago, I did a curious thing. I decided to try to really listen to my bad knee."
Click to discover what she heard that changed her.

 

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