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®

2021-07-19T14:58:09-04:00November 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, [...]

5 09, 2019

How A Fall Begins

2019-11-15T14:28:44-05:00September 5, 2019|Posture & Balance|

by Cynthia Allen, GCFPThis article originally appeared on the FutureLifeNow blog. Photo by Kiana Bosman on UnSplash Warning: I am about to surprise you. You are thinking, “I know how it began, I was walking down a step and missed it.” Or, “I turned too quickly and I was down.” [...]

4 09, 2019

Finding Your Balance

2019-11-15T14:28:55-05:00September 4, 2019|Posture & Balance|

by Taro Iwamoto, GCFPThis article originally appeared on the Trans4Move blog. Are you afraid of falling? Perhaps you have noticed a change in your ability to balance recently. Perhaps you think that these changes are just a natural part of aging, or because of a recent injury or diagnosis. Photo [...]

20 09, 2018

Posture or Acture?

2019-03-20T22:23:07-04:00September 20, 2018|News, Posture & Balance|

by Scott Forrester, GCFP The idea of posture as good vertical standing is familiar to most everyone. The word "posture" originates from words that mean position or station and may be used to imply a static position. Although vertical posture is an important concept, Moshe Feldenkrais did not feel that the [...]

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