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Subtle Connections

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by Buffy Owens, GCFPThis article originally appeared on the Conscious Movements blog. The‌ ‌Feldenkrais‌ ‌Method ‌can‌ ‌enhance‌ ‌your‌ ‌awareness‌ ‌and‌ ‌provide‌ ‌you‌ ‌with‌ ‌an‌ ‌anchor‌ ‌for‌ ‌self-study,‌ ‌both‌ ‌on‌ ‌and‌ ‌off‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌yoga‌ ‌mat.‌ ‌ In‌ ‌fact,‌ ‌the‌ ‌movements‌ ‌of‌ the ‌Feldenkrais Method can‌ ‌serve‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌conduit‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌deeper‌ ‌connection‌ ‌to‌ ‌yourself‌, ‌and‌ ‌is‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ …

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Lodestones of Sensation: Feldenkrais Method® of Somatic Education in the Yoga Classroom

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by Sheri Cohen, GCFP One of the governing principles shared by the Feldenkrais Method® and hatha yoga is the notion that our experiences in the movement classroom bring us closer to ourselves; and therefore give us new perspectives on our lives in general, which may lead to greater well-being. But how does this happen? Spontaneous eruptions of pleasantness? Urgent and …

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Yoga and the Feldenkrais Method®: Can You Do Both?

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by Mercedes (Didi) von Deck, MD The‌ ‌Feldenkrais‌ ‌Method®‌ of somatic education ‌and‌ ‌yoga‌ ‌are‌ ‌both‌ ‌practices‌ ‌that‌ ‌help‌ ‌people‌ ‌feel‌ ‌more‌ ‌at‌ ‌home‌ ‌in‌ ‌their‌ ‌bodies.‌ ‌Both‌ ‌use‌ ‌movement‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌means‌ ‌for‌ ‌healing‌ ‌and‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌means‌ ‌for‌ ‌transformation.‌ ‌While‌ ‌the‌ ‌ways‌ ‌the‌ ‌body‌ ‌moves‌ ‌in‌ ‌yoga‌ ‌and‌ ‌the Feldenkrais‌ ‌Method are‌ ‌very‌ ‌different,‌ ‌the‌ ‌two‌ ‌practices‌ ‌are‌ …