Washington Post Aritcle
 

(Calla Kessler/The Washington Post)Washington Post writer, Lisa Rein, shares her experience with the Feldenkrais Method. She describes the subtle, yet challenging movements she made with her eyes and the surprising results it had on her neck and back. Here are couple of excerpts. Enjoy the entire article at the WashingtonPost.com. Washington Post, September 27, 2018

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by Moti Nativ – 2017 We immediately see that Moshe is focusing on breaking an opponent’s balance. He opens with the suggestion for “two ways of finding out and studying means of unbalancing the human body”. “One, form a broad principle like that of maximum efficiency and then proceed to select by trial and error

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by Moti Nativ – 2017 In this section, Feldenkrais answers the leading question, “Of what precisely does that difference of performance consist?” According to him, it is not a skill of one trick or one movement; it is the general manner of doing. The rationale of the elusive difference is based on qualities common to

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Moshe Feldenkrais 1904-1984
 

by Moti Nativ – 2017 We have waited since October 1948 for Moshe to reveal his fundamental principles for Better Judo. He was fortunate with an article that T. P. Leggett published on the Budokwai bulletin on October 1948, titled “Butsukari”. I should remind you that at this time Leggett was the chairman of the

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Feldenkrais France Judo Association
 

by Moti Nativ – 2017 The first article in this series contains clues that, from our perspective as Feldenkrais Method practitioners, we can identify as basic concepts of the Feldenkrais Method. Here Moshe made an effort to provide a logical background for acquiring master skills that cannot actually be taught. Feldenkrais begins by pointing out

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by Moti Nativ – 2017 A surprise opening for the fourth part: “At least one of the readers is disappointed with Better Judo. I guess that this could mean more than one or even many readers.” Moshe thinks that the Budokwai judo practitioners, who read his article, expected that “the secret of Judo will be

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Author-Moti-Nativ
 

by Moti Nativ – 2017 Better Judo is a series of 5 articles, published from January 1948 until January 1949, which Dr. Feldenkrais wrote for the quarterly bulletin of the Judo Budokwai Club. [divider align=”center” width=”60px”] “A true secret is still a secret even when it is revealed to all.” – Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz,

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New York Times Chronic Pain
 

Trying the Feldenkrais Method for Chronic Pain By JANE E. BRODY OCT. 30, 2017 After two hour-long sessions focused first on body awareness and then on movement retraining at the Feldenkrais Institute of New York, I understood what it meant to experience an incredible lightness of being. Having, temporarily at least, released the muscle tension

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Feldenkrais improves balance in older adults - study
 

Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of Feldenkrais Method balance classes on balance and mobility in older adults. This was a prospective non-randomized controlled study with pre/post measures. The setting for this study was the general community. A convenience sample of 26 community-dwelling older adults (median age 75 years) attending

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Feldenkrais lessons improve osteoarthritis
 

A series of Feldenkrais Method classes held twice a week for 30 weeks resulted in improvements on the Four Square Step Test for dynamic balance and also changes in gait among older adults with osteoarthritis, according to recent research. The study, “Moving With Ease: Feldenkrais Method classes for people with osteoarthritis,” was a prospective study

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Feldenkrais helps with Parkinsons
 

PALM SPRINGS, California — An exercise program based on the Feldenkrais Method can improve the mood and quality of life among people with Parkinson’s disease, a new study shows. By damaging neurologic functioning, Parkinson’s disease often diminishes quality of life and leads to depression. “The Feldenkrais Method uses easy movement and breath control and flexibility

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Donna Ray
 

These CDs are wonderful resources for audio guided imagery of pelvic floor muscle awareness/relaxation and overall general muscle awareness. The CDs are focused on increasing sexual pleasure.

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Power of the Pelvis
 

Overall these are simple, basic, and relaxing sessions that could be an excellent adjunct for home use early in the treatment of the patient with the pelvic floor or spinal dysfunction or with pelvic pain syndromes.

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