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Moving into Deep Practice

Sunday, 02 October 2016 by

Autumn Greetings, As of late, I’ve been wondering how we, as Feldenkrais Practitioners or anyone else who is interested in learning and growth, gets better at what we choose to do? I stumbled onto a podcast called “Finding Mastery,” which had an interview with Dr. Anders Ericsson. Dr. Andersson has been studying how masters achieve mastery.

Growth Mindset and Movement

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 by

While teaching groups and private lessons in the Feldenkrais Method, I often run across a more fixed mindset when it comes to movement and learning. Many students and clients will come with some form of limitation or challenge, believing that the cause is age, genetic predisposition, or, accident or injury that caused some kind of

It seems like adding novelty and learning to exercise increases the chances of survival for new born brain cells. So, add some balance and jumping to your next run. (FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL 9/5/15) By Patricia Churchland Stock Market Quotes, Business News, Financial News from http://www.ibloomberg.net To boost my memory, I am going for

Whole Mind Fitness

Sunday, 21 June 2015 by

  In the fitness world, there has been talk of moving from very specialized movements like barbell lifting or running marathons to more whole body types of movements, such as crawling, rolling, climbing and carrying things around. This is an important step in reclaiming our human abilities that have often become dulled by a life

I’ve sometimes heard the FM described as “Yoga for lazy people,” or “Fitness für Faule” (translated from German: “Fitness for the lazy”). To hear this saddens me, but I must plead guilty to having contributed to this problem. After finishing my training, I became very good at getting people into a deep, relaxed trance-like state.

Mentoring now also available online

Saturday, 28 February 2015 by

Dear Friends and Colleagues, After much thought and deliberation, I’ve decided to offer online mentoring for Feldenkrais Practitioners. I’ve served as a mentor to students, new and experienced practitioners, and have been able to help them find and foster their own potential and strengths. More recently, I’ve been doing the same work over the internet

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