5 05, 2022

An Excerpt from: “Child Space,” a book by Chava Shelhav

2022-05-05T13:57:08-04:00May 5, 2022|Babies & Children, Walking|

An Integrated Approach to Infant Development Based on the Feldenkrais Method By Chava Shelhav, PhD with Orly Gat and Tomer Hollander Published by North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California All Right Reserved Excerpt courtesy of Somatic Resources and North Atlantic Books. Available from FeldenkraisResources.com, Better Bookstores and Amazon.com First Steps: As Walking [...]

4 05, 2022

Walking With my Self-Image 

2022-05-04T22:45:41-04:00May 4, 2022|Recovery, Walking|

By Carolyn Palmer, GCFPCM, Ph.D. One day I could walk without much thought.  Then one day I couldn’t, even with thought. It started with what felt like a pulled muscle in my back. Tense over my dog’s emergency surgery, I attributed the pain to those very anxious few days. But [...]

4 05, 2022

Walking: Integral Human Gait™ theory

2022-05-19T17:08:26-04:00May 4, 2022|Healthy Aging, Walking|

By Carol Montgomery, GCFP CM Move a foot forward. Move the other foot forward. Repeat until you reach your destination…the bathroom, the kitchen, the mailbox, up a hill, the grocery store. Oh, if only walking were only that simple. The joyful feeling of freedom in movement is often appreciated only when [...]

7 04, 2022

Digging The Dirt

2022-04-07T16:24:08-04:00April 7, 2022|Art of Living, Gardening|

By Lavinia Plonka, GCFP CM   I did it again. You’d think at my age, after gardening for most of my adult life, as an experienced Feldenkrais® practitioner, I’d know better. But the lure of the dirt is not based on logic. Its siren call seduces me to claw, dig, pitch, [...]

7 04, 2022

The Gardening Habit

2022-04-08T14:33:23-04:00April 7, 2022|Art of Living, Gardening|

By Margot Schaal, GCFP CM The gardening habit is a healthy one: tending the soil, cultivating patience, nurturing seedlings as they appear and plants as they develop stems, leaves, flowers and seeds, and acknowledging their decay. We are inspired  to keep coming back to the garden each year, to care [...]

2 03, 2022

A gentler way to relieve chronic pain

2022-03-02T21:07:38-05:00March 2, 2022|Chronic Pain|

By Margot Schaal, GCFP   Do you ever wonder why the same Awareness Through Movement® lesson helps people with myriad difficulties? We individually process the movements and discover the easiest or most optimal route for our own system to proceed. People come to this work with chronic pain in so [...]

3 02, 2022

What is Vision? What is Seeing?

2022-02-03T10:37:04-05:00February 3, 2022|Vision|

By Al Wadleigh, GCFP CM   My wife, Sarah, and I are out for a Sunday drive. Our two dogs, Fred and Pliny, are in the back seat, napping away. I suddenly swerve to the left! I somehow realized the car next to me was drifting into my lane!    [...]

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