Why I’m not a doctor and taking the road less travelled. Reflections on 20 years of self-education.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.”

Robert Frost

Last week at my 20th high school reunion an old friend said to me:

“Aren’t you a doctor now?”

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What a trip that was.

The reunion that is, not […]

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Ditch The Stretching And Pilates….Just Copy The Kids!

When I teach my introductory workshops it can often come as a major shock when I tell the story of “How I Got Better” after my accidents and surgeries back in 2000-2001.

I was sore, tight, and constantly tearing muscles even with all the great exercise rehabilitation and stretching routines. Little did I know that what […]

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The Other Shade of Dualism: “Multi-Dimensionalism” – I Re-Visit Gabor Maté’s Writings and Get Comfortable with Ambiguity (yet again).

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Black – White.  Sick – Not Sick. Happy – Unhappy. Health – Unhealthy. Function – Dysfunction. Flexible – Stiff. Introvert – Extrovert.
Mind – Body.
now you try….

Something goes here. Something goes there.

I’m THIS. I’m THAT.
This dualistic way of thinking about our ‘crazies’ and our ‘healthies’ is […]

The Present Problem with Moshe Feldenkrais’ Work (as it’s “traditionally” taught). An 8-Week Pilot Period: The anecdotal results are in!

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“To be sanguine about the future, however, requires a plausible basis for constructive action: you cannot describe possibilities for that future unless the present problem is accurately defined.”
Paul Hawken, Blessed […]

Feldenkrais: Sheryl Field speaks about the late Moshe Feldenkrais’ classic lecture: “To correct is incorrect”

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Why we don’t “Correct” or try to “Fix” people in Feldenkrais Sessions.

“(we) offer the person the time. Real, ON-LINE Time…….so the sensations can register and integrate with where they are in the moment…each moment of […]

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I’m “Smitten-With” David Zambrano. Imagine replacing normal PE class with this kind of movement?

Every now and then, I come across a person that I get a smitten with.
Their writing, ideas, art, creativity and basically their guts to do what they love, go for it, and never look back. I’ve met a lot of these people and am blessed to have them in my many circles of friends, colleagues, […]