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. [...]

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, [...]

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

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

2020-06-05T10:47:54-04:00June 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, [...]

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