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Robustness and Biological Fitness

By | 2020-05-22T07:59:57-04:00 May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

“Our only security is our ability to change.”  ~John Lilly I recently participated in the Move Better, Feel Better Feldenkrais® Awareness Summit. Due to COVID-19, this international online summit had 24 000 participants. Staffan Elgelid, one of the opening speakers shared his definition on the Feldenkrais Method®.  “The Feldenkrais Method® has a robustness and biological [...]

Yes, And:

By | 2020-05-06T09:18:23-04:00 April 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

“It is only through disruptions and confusion that we grow and are set free, jarred out of ourselves by the collision of someone else's private world with our own. “ ~Joyce Carol Oates “Life is not very sweet without freedom of choice.” ~ Moshe Feldenkrais In Kingston, we have been self-isolating for 4 weeks. Each week [...]

The Feldenkrais® Way

By | 2020-02-07T09:28:53-05:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The Feldenkrais Method® was created by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais (1904-1984), physicist, engineer, researcher, Judo master, and author.  Due to a chronic knee injury from playing soccer, he applied his knowledge of physics, body mechanics, martial arts, neurology, learning theory and psychology to create this method. Here are the main Feldenkrais® principles: Small and slow By [...]

Choose Curiosity as Your Word of the Year

By | 2020-01-14T16:37:28-05:00 January 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

“Curiosity.  It keeps us moving forward, exploring, experimenting, opening new doors.” – Walt Disney As we usher in the New Year, many of us make New Year’s resolutions. Lose weight, exercise more, get more sleep, and eat healthier.  We have specific, ambitious goals we want to reach that will make us feel better about ourselves [...]

“Hope, Joy, Love & Gladness…

By | 2020-01-14T16:51:53-05:00 December 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Let all of these be your guide this holiday season"- Shutterfly “Sparkle, shimmer and shine with joy.” –fynesdesigns.com “The joy of brightening other lives, bearing, each other’s burdens, easing others loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” –W.C.  Jones “When you choose joy, you [...]

Fear of Falling

By | 2020-01-14T16:44:45-05:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

"The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety."— Josh Waitzkin Norman Doidge discusses how when we stop using a skill we lose it. When we were young, we [...]

We Are All Rolls-Royce

By | 2019-10-07T10:25:26-04:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

“We are all Rolls-Royce with a bit of grit inside.  The Feldenkrais® Method helps remove that grit.” Moshe Feldenkrais The Rolls-Royce is the ultimate perfection in a car. Its pace, elegance, engineering and workmanship is admired by many.  We aspire to be a Rolls-Royce but feel like a lemon.  We feel sluggish, ugly and no [...]

Trust in Yourself-It will pay you dividends

By | 2019-09-11T14:34:55-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

“Trust in you innate wisdom. Your instincts know what is going on long before you mind has caught up.” –Leon Brown “The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. Trust yourself. ”–Swedish proverb “Trust yourself. You know more than your think you do.” –Dr. Benjamin McLance Spock [...]

Pain: The Canary in the Gold Mine

By | 2019-09-11T20:26:55-04:00 August 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The canary served as a warning to others and acts as early warning of possible danger. “If you listen to your body when it whispers, you won’t have to hear it scream.”  Project Happiness When we receive the pain signals our tendency is to push through the pain.  Does any of the following sound familiar? [...]