8 04, 2021

The movements Of The Jaw

2021-04-08T19:52:17-04:00April 8, 2021|News|

By Buffy Owens, GCFP Ahhhhh….the jaw! I recently created a short movement practice for a student titled, "reConnecting The Pelvis & Jaw." I’m sure that you know that the jaw impacts your teeth and other mouthy parts. But did you also know that the jaw and its movements play a [...]

4 03, 2021

Sensuality: Being More You

2021-03-06T14:58:49-05:00March 4, 2021|News|

By Paul Pui Wo Lee, GCFP The Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education has opened my eyes to the fact that judging the right-wrongness of movement could hinder one’s ability to regain their balance in response to life’s diverse situations. Becoming more at home in a wider range of movements crowns [...]

4 03, 2021

Sexuality and Feldenkrais Method: An Interview with Deborah J Bowes, DPT, GCFT

2021-03-05T12:12:05-05:00March 4, 2021|News|

Interviewed by Yulia Kriskovets Sexual well-being and Pelvic Floor: what is the connection? Sexual well-being is one aspect of a person’s self-image. Some definitions may be useful to discuss the connection between the pelvic floor and sexual well-being.   First, Moshe Feldenkrais’ definition of self-image says that self-image is composed of [...]

4 02, 2021

Daryel, the Seattle Somali Women’s Wellness Project

2021-02-05T08:40:48-05:00February 4, 2021|News|

By Gail Thompson Photo by the author. These times have highlighted the extent to which ethnic communities are segregated in our society, and Feldenkrais® practitioners are rightfully concerned about serving all of our communities. As an anthropologist, I am aware of the richness in other cultures that we can experience [...]

21 01, 2021

The Accidental Mentor

2021-01-26T17:19:34-05:00January 21, 2021|Members|

The two articles below are companion pieces written to illustrate one of the many ways that mentoring relationships form within the Feldenkrais community. First, Dawne Roy writes about how her collaboration with her mentor, Marsha Novak, supports her learning and growth. Following that, see Marsha's perspective about their collaboration in [...]

21 01, 2021

Master or Mentor?

2021-01-21T12:19:18-05:00January 21, 2021|Members|

By Jenni Evans, MAFG Certified Assistant Trainer   and Candy Condino, MFGNA Guild Certified Assistant Trainer   Every wise, old, experienced Feldenkrais® practitioner, as well as every newly graduated practitioner knows that there are many ways in which learning contexts are created. Our teachers and our practice affirm for us that [...]

13 01, 2021

Honoring Ruthy Alon

2021-01-15T10:15:20-05:00January 13, 2021|News|

Ruthy Alon 1930-2020 The Feldenkrais® community has lost a great teacher. FGNA would like to share with our community the tribute letter sent to her daughter. Thank you, Ruthy. Dear Iris, It is with great sadness we share the loss of your mother, our beloved Ruthy Alon. Our hearts ache with [...]

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