Why Mindfulness Practices Don’t Always Work – Learning the Groundwork to Meditation.

 BY IRENE LYON | APRIL 18, 2014

Do you find it hard to meditate?
Meditation has become quite the fad as of late. Dare I say – “en vogue”?

The February 3rd edition of Time magazine, featuring a cover photo of a luminescent woman, lures you in to read about “The Mindful Revolution” and “The science of finding focus in […]

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Why I’m Sore. The Good Kind Of Sore.

I will admit that this weekend my body has been sore. The good kind of sore.

Here’s Why

I did an intense series of “leg exercises” the other day at the local YMCA.

I put leg exercises in quotations because it wasn’t a generic squat or machine-driven leg exercise that most people would do at the gym.

It was […]

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Self-awareness and personal improvement. It starts with lingering in the habit.

I took this short video at the start of a 3-hour workshop I was teaching in Vancouver titled “Ditch Those Orthotics”.

As with most Feldenkrais-based teachings you start with self-inquiry and the act of simply noticing what you do.

What are the discrepancies to your right or left when you move?
How much contact do you experience between […]

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