19 11, 2020

Falling With Purpose and Safety: Considerations when Teaching Up and Down from the Floor Lessons

2020-11-19T14:59:35-05:00November 19, 2020|Art of Living, Flexibility, Healthy Aging, Members, Posture & Balance, Posture and Balance, Recovery|

By: Mary Susan Chen, PT, GCFP Dominic attended Functional Integration® lessons to smooth out his violin playing. He had recently joined a trio and wanted to improve the quality of his performance.  During a summer trip to Cape Cod, he and his family dined in an old train car converted [...]

5 11, 2020

Balancing Act

2020-11-11T08:02:14-05:00November 5, 2020|Art of Living, Awareness Through Movement Lessons, Featured, Flexibility, Healthy Aging, News, Posture & Balance|

Photo by Mark Williams on Unsplash By Dorothy Henning, GCFP, Havening Techniques® Practitioner As the lights dim darkening the circus tent, our chatter descends into a hush. The spotlights bolt on, illuminating the center ring where our eyes dash, riveted to the image of a plumber crouched under a sink. [...]

5 11, 2020

Embodying Balance in Uncertain Times using the Feldenkrais Method®

2020-11-06T15:05:47-05:00November 5, 2020|Art of Living, Featured, Healthy Aging, News, Posture & Balance|

By LeeAnn Starovasnik, GCFP, NLP Practitioner Photo by Jonathan Pendleton on Unsplash It’s not uncommon to hear friends say they feel “off balance” when life throws them a curveball. Since March, however, the year 2020 has thrown us countless ones. We live in extraordinary times. We’ve changed how we shop, [...]

15 10, 2020

Meeting Emotions with Empathy

2020-10-20T09:49:34-04:00October 15, 2020|Art of Living, Members, News|

By Margaret Rinaldi Photo by June Wong on Unsplash Two weeks after my Feldenkrais® training ended in August 2001, I taught my first public class on 9/11/2001. I was in Boulder, Colorado, with twelve earnest, freaked out people on my converted living room floor. I’d called around to cancel the [...]

15 10, 2020

Anger, Aggression, Love and Learning

2020-10-16T10:15:02-04:00October 15, 2020|Art of Living, Members, News|

By Molly Tipping Photo by JR Korpa on Unsplash A number of years ago a client, Daniel, who I had been seeing for pain and anxiety following a car accident, asked me “What is the Feldenkrais® perspective on anger?” When we first spoke about anger, my response was general and not altogether [...]

3 09, 2020

How Do We Find Presence?

2020-09-04T10:26:43-04:00September 3, 2020|Art of Living, News, Stress|

Photo by Mostafa-Meraji on Unsplash By Lindy Ost Standing shoulder to shoulder in a crowded restaurant for an hour waiting for an open table takes its toll. There were five of us celebrating Matt, my middle son’s 21st birthday. As our wait time progressed, so did our edginess. Yes, it [...]

28 08, 2020

Why Grow Young with your Dog?

2020-09-30T21:55:31-04:00August 28, 2020|Animals, Art of Living, News|

By Mary Debono Photo by Jay Wennington on Unsplash The white poodle didn’t seem to have much going for her. At 15 years of age, her vision and hearing were dim. This sweet dog, whose name was Buttons, also had extensive arthritis in her neck and back. But those limitations [...]

10 08, 2020

The Power Of Play

2020-09-30T21:55:55-04:00August 10, 2020|Art of Living, Athletes, News|

Shari Lee, MS, GCFP We played to learn. We learned through play; not only how to have fun, but to develop our sense of self, our relationship to others and the world around us. Playfulness stimulated our sense of curiosity, our development of strategies to access what caught our attention [...]

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