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18 06, 2020

Attitudes and Values

2020-06-30T14:00:07-04:00June 18, 2020|Featured|

by Candy Conino Black Lives Matter. How do we respond to this urgency? What actions can we take to deal with the fact that FGNA has few members of color and the clientele of our members is equally homogenous?  As Feldenkrais® practitioners, we’ve learned and we teach a process of [...]

11 06, 2020

Moving Forward

2020-06-11T10:10:30-04:00June 11, 2020|Members|

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” The quotation seems like vintage Moshe Feldenkrais. However, it’s actually by Maya Angelou. The recent protests around the world have renewed attention on social justice issues; and specifically at this time, systemic racism. Many [...]

11 06, 2020

A Message to Our Community

2020-08-25T11:39:58-04:00June 11, 2020|Featured|

We stand in solidarity with those who oppose the systemic perpetration of violence and oppression against people of color in the United States throughout its history.  We also embrace and acknowledge the full potential and humanity of individuals regardless of age, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, physical [...]

5 06, 2020

An Embodied Vision of PRIDE

2021-07-20T18:04:13-04:00June 5, 2020|Featured, News|

by Frederick Schjang, GCFP June is LGBTQ Pride Month.  For the past several years, I have taught Feldenkrais® classes and special programs to LGBTQ elders at a center where most of the other fitness and wellness classes had failed for lack of participation. I think I know one reason why [...]

5 06, 2020

Expand Your Horizon for Creative Vision

2020-06-10T07:29:44-04:00June 5, 2020|Creativity, Featured, News, Vision|

by Tiffany Sankary, GCFP “With paying attention, learning, doing, we improve and enlarge our horizons.” - Moshe Feldenkrais What's the relationship between our physical vision and our creative vision? What's the relationship between the quality of our movement and the quality of our imagination?  When you feel tight, stuck, blocked, [...]

5 06, 2020

Remembering David Webber

2020-06-05T10:45:40-04:00June 5, 2020|Featured, News, Vision|

(Adapted from article originally published on feldenkraisguild.com) David Webber, a literal "visionary" in the Feldenkrais® community, died on April 16, 2018. David became internationally known in the last decade of his life for his Seeing Clearly work, in which he integrated the Feldenkrais Method® with Buddhist practices, the Bates Method, and [...]

5 06, 2020

On Human Dignity

2020-06-05T12:06:47-04:00June 5, 2020|Featured, News, Uncategorized|

The Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education teaches its values of awareness, self-development through learning, and the fulfillment of human potential. As we reflect on current events, the effects of systemic racism and the myriad ways in which people of color are deprived of their lives, livelihoods, and opportunities, we must [...]

28 01, 2020

How do you welcome beginners and newcomers to your classes?

2021-07-21T10:34:04-04:00January 28, 2020|Members, News|

Any successful enterprise needs a steady stream of new clients to be sustainable. Your Feldenkrais® practice is no different. We were curious about how successful colleagues create this pipeline stream for themselves, and so wondered about how they foster and nurture those relationships. After all, the old adage says “You [...]

2 06, 2017

Ankle Flexibility Trumps Working Harder

2019-09-05T17:55:35-04:00June 2, 2017|News|

“My friends have noticed I’m walking better.” Miriam mentioned this to me one week after her introduction to the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education. That first session she had learned that, instead of tightening through her “weak” ankles, she could let her ankles relax so her heels could peel off [...]

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