Why it’s super important to practice getting down.

If some higher God-like source were to tell me I could only teach one movement lesson for the rest of my life it would be this:
Teaching people how to move from standing on two feet to lying on the ground completely flat on their backs and then to take it back up to standing.
Of course […]

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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 […]

Power Cleans (the exercise) and Feldenkrais (the method and the man).

Lifting Real Weight Intelligently

Many don’t realize that Moshe Feldenkrais, the founder of the Feldenkrais Method was at one point a very talented athlete, laborer and martial arts expert.

He understood what it meant to lift weight. REAL WEIGHT.

Proportional distribution of muscular tone, optional transmission of force through the skeleton, finding appropriate skeletal support and proper counterbalance […]

We are a culture that sits on chairs. PERIOD. Time to learn how to do it properly.

Yes. It is a sad thing.

I sit as I type this. You are most likely sitting as you read this. Whoever you send this to will most likely be ‘sitting’ when they open up their email.

Whether eating, working, waiting, watching ‘screen’s of the many sorts and then the obvious planes trains and automobiles. We sit […]