body awareness

Lessons from a Stubbed Toe: “Accident-Trauma-First Aid”

 Stubbing my toe in Berkeley. I was walking quite fast through the residential area of Berkeley, California, this past October. I was wearing my open-toed Birkenstock sandals when BAM! “Ouch, #!^*…Oh, that REALLY hurts...” An uneven slab of sidewalk had put an abrupt stop to the forward motion of my second toe on [...]

Feldenkrais and Musical Performance: Andrew Gibbons talks about finding skeletal support for better piano playing.

For Pianists and ANYONE who sits and uses their arms and hands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UohDzxnEqHc Andrew Gibbons, Classical Pianist and Feldenkrais Practitioner in New York City, describes the process of discovering whole body awareness from a Feldenkrais perspective and how to produce better musical sound by finding greater skeletal support in sitting. This [...]

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