21 01, 2021

The Accidental Mentor

2021-01-21T12:40:03-05:00January 21, 2021|Members|

By Marsha Novak     About five or six years ago I met Dawne Joy whose reflections about our mentoring experience can be found by clicking here. We were in Santa Fe for an ATM® intensive about neurodevelopmental movement. We learned that we shared an interest in how movement issues [...]

21 01, 2021

A Snapshot of Mentoring – A Mentee Perspective

2021-01-21T20:18:29-05:00January 21, 2021|Members, News|

By Dawne Roy "nervous system" by Dreaming in the deep south is licensed under CC BY 2.0   The Snapshot My story begins at a New Zealand airport where I came across Norman Doidge’s book, “The Brain’s Way of Healing.” The book ignited my curiosity, leading me to [...]

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 [...]

7 01, 2021

How the Feldenkrais Method® Changed my Organization

2021-01-11T13:23:07-05:00January 7, 2021|Actors|

By Emily Davis Editors’ note: We are republishing this article, written in 2013, along with the addendum below from the author.  In looking back at this version of myself from seven years ago, I am particularly struck by the newness of all those ideas. Creating work with pleasure and time [...]

7 01, 2021

Feather by Feather: How to Organize for 2021

2021-01-11T17:15:13-05:00January 7, 2021|Animals, Art of Living|

By Annie Thoe The majority of snow geese seemed to skip our western Washington feeding grounds this winter. I called a friend and Feldenkrais® colleague Martha Jordan who is also a swan biologist to ask about this bizarre event.    Martha replied, “Yep, it’s weird. They mostly flew further south [...]

4 12, 2020

Healing Well: On Surgery and Recovery with the Feldenkrais Method®

2020-12-05T10:28:49-05:00December 4, 2020|Awareness Through Movement Lessons, Featured, Neuroplasticity, Recovery|

By Vicki Robinson Featured photo by Hasmik-ghazaryan-olson on Unsplash We’re designed to heal; it’s how our system works. The majority of people heal well from surgeries, and are able to move forward in their lives. There are also times when a past severe injury or surgery experience can continue to [...]

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