The foundations of human movement development, meaning how our movement started from day 1, is the purest form of human learning that exists. When we can approach new tasks, projects, actions, tough and risky situations, with the principles that build the foundations of early childhood movement development...you can't go wrong. [...]
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 [...]
The principles of movement that saved my movement. On magic, voo-doo, witchcraft and simply noticing what is invisible, yet all around and in us.
Several people said, "It's magic!" I read the above orange letters in a colleagues newsletter a day or so ago. The magic that is being talked about is what people said after they experienced some good old Feldenkrais-Love. I get similar comments from my class participants. I've been called a [...]
I wrote a piece a while back that featured the founder of Contact Dance Improvisation speaking his truths about human movement. This video shows a room of contact dancers 'playing' the way they play, and they have a very brave and young participant too! Check it out and keep reading.... http://www.youtube.com/embed/zkreiRt8GEY [...]
Our DNA is a spiral. Two spirals twisted together that biologists call "The Double Helix". Our bones have spiral-like qualities to them too. This gives them their strength, resiliency and shock absorption prowess. Our muscles aren't attached to our bones in straight lines either, so why the heck do we [...]
How to be Comfortable Sitting on The Ground. Step 1 – Lengthen Those Tight Hamstrings. [ATM @ Alta (the bistro in Whistler)]
Click here to re-tweet "How to be Comfortable Sitting on The Ground. Step 1 - Lengthen Those Tight Hamstrings." This morning I taught a Feldenkrais Movement Class (aka: "ATM", or Awareness Through Movement) at a local bistro, Alta Bistro. One of the managers loves ATM, and he really wanted to [...]