In Touch – the Publication by Practitioners for Practitioners

Technically detailed articles published in In Touch or Guild News for Member practitioners only. Benefit of membership in FGNA

15 10, 2020

The Soma Sings!

2021-07-19T14:58:43-04:00October 15, 2020|Members, News|

By Carol McAmis Photo by Simon Maennling on Unsplash How are human beings able to create different sounds so that no two singers or speakers sound alike? How do we learn to coordinate our ear, tongue, jaw, and expressions to accomplish this? Why is the relationship of the tongue, jaw [...]

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

2021-07-19T14:59:13-04:00October 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 [...]

16 09, 2020

Making the Impossible, Possible

2021-07-19T15:01:05-04:00September 16, 2020|Members, News|

Photo Credit: Emma Matthews Barbara Leverone In late February this year, I remember watching the disturbing images from Italy about this new and dangerous virus.  I was teaching a Child’Space®  training segment in Buenos Aires - should I finish the segment early and fly home?  Were there going to be [...]

16 09, 2020

Witnessing the Joy of Choice, Online!

2021-07-23T10:06:37-04:00September 16, 2020|Members, News|

An interview with Kathy James IT: Kathy, how did you shift your practice when in-person classes were no longer an option? Can you describe what that process was like for you? Before the pandemic I had never taught online. My only experience with Zoom was Feldenkrais® committee meetings, so I [...]

20 08, 2020

Give a Lesson, Receive a Lesson

2020-09-02T13:45:13-04:00August 20, 2020|Members, News|

By Nancy Haller, MA, GCFP, Certified Feldenkrais® Assistant Trainer A common question from my students is “Who works with You?”. My answer is you do, my student.  Moshe Feldenkrais connected Functional Integration® teachings to a dance between partners. It is a synchronization of two systems in mirror-like movements, each building [...]

20 08, 2020

Knowing and Doing

2020-08-26T09:04:03-04:00August 20, 2020|Members, News|

By Ralph Strauch As practitioners we engage in two different, but interrelated, types of activities, which I’ll call knowing and doing. Are there different ways of organizing these activities, and the relationships between them? Perhaps there is a different way of thinking about what we do as practitioners, and ways [...]

20 08, 2020

Opening Doors: Bringing Feldenkrais® In

2020-08-21T11:33:20-04:00August 20, 2020|Members, News|

An Interview with Stacy Barrows In Touch:  Stacy, like so many others, your business and practice have been affected by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Can you share how the shift in your business took you deeper into some of the basics of the method?  Stacy:  I had moved from my former [...]

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