4 12, 2020

Healing Well: On Surgery and Recovery with the Feldenkrais Method®

2020-12-05T10:28:49-05:00December 4, 2020|Awareness Through Movement Lessons, Featured, Neuroplasticity, Recovery|

By Vicki Robinson Featured photo by Hasmik-ghazaryan-olson on Unsplash We’re designed to heal; it’s how our system works. The majority of people heal well from surgeries, and are able to move forward in their lives. There are also times when a past severe injury or surgery experience can continue to [...]

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. [...]

17 07, 2019

Enhance the Awareness Through Movement® Experience for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

2021-07-21T13:31:19-04:00July 17, 2019|Awareness Through Movement Lessons, Healthy Aging, Members, Neuroplasticity|

by Marg Bartosek, GCFP Image by Ingela Skullman via Pixabay At least one million people in the U.S. live with Parkinson’s disease. One or more students in your Awareness Through Movement® classes may have this progressive neurodegenerative disease, and have not yet been diagnosed. Often, Parkinson’s disease (PD) [...]

17 01, 2019

Flexion, Foundation, and Feet

2021-07-23T09:37:41-04:00January 17, 2019|Awareness Through Movement Lessons, News, Recordings|

This recorded Awareness Through Movement® lesson begins with a three-minute talk about what the Feldenkrais Method® is (and isn't) and how with the Method, our movements are always in service of awareness--even when they resemble traditional exercise. Why build awareness? Because our awareness is what regulates how we behave. Try this lesson now. Nick Strauss-Klein (a 2006 [...]

10 01, 2019

Becci Parsons Talks about Reclaiming Her Life from Neuropathy

2019-03-13T22:36:23-04:00January 10, 2019|Awareness Through Movement Lessons, News, Posture and Balance, Recordings, Recovery, Walking|

Ira Feinstein: How did you become interested in exploring how the Feldenkrais Method® can help those living with neuropathy? Becci Parsons: I’m a Feldenkrais® practitioner living with neuropathy. Over the course of my active life, I've had a number of disc injuries. My original disc herniation was in 1992, a year after I [...]

6 12, 2018

Mindfulness in Movement: Move Yourself to Know Yourself

2019-08-15T17:03:05-04:00December 6, 2018|Art of Living, Awareness Through Movement Lessons, News|

by Marsha Novak, GCFP The word “mindfulness” is everywhere these days and often associated with a sitting meditation practice. As we sit and follow our breath, we become more "mindful," a term Jon Kabat-Zinn defines as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” [...]

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