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The Feldenkrais Method® and Parkinson’s Disease

In Healthy Aging, Posture & Balance, Walking by MaryBeth Smith

by Ernie Adams, GCFP For a person with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), the natural rhythm and flow of perception, feeling, and movement is disrupted. There is a disconnection between the intention to move and the ability to start or complete an action. Routine automatic behaviors, such as those involved in walking, speaking, breathing, swallowing, and facial expression, become difficult or unavailable. …

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Feats (Feet) Don’t Fail Me Now

In 2019 Conference, Members, Walking by MaryBeth Smith

An Interview with Kathy James Kathy James is well-known in our community for her insightful teaching. She draws upon her varied background in biology, zoology, dance, Aikido, and other movement forms such as Pilates and Yoga to craft profound learning experiences. We were curious about her upcoming workshop, “Feats (Feet) Don’t Fail Me Now,” at the 2019 Feldenkrais® Conference in …

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Becci Parsons Talks about Reclaiming Her Life from Neuropathy

In Awareness Through Movement Lessons, News, Posture and Balance, Recordings, Recovery, Walking by Ira Feinstein

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 became a Feldenkrais practitioner. I managed pretty well for a …