Trailer - Intro to the Feldenkrais for Life Podcast

We introduce ourselves and give you a preview of what’s to come in the first season of our Feldenkrais for Life podcast.

Ep 1: What is the Feldenkrais Method®?

Understand the difference between Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® and exercise. Experience a short movement learning experience. Recognizing habits. What are they? And how Feldenkrais lessons impact them.

Ep 2: Habits, Breathing, and Self-regulation

Join us, and experience simple, easy-to-do, powerful Feldenkrais movements that demonstrate the nature of habit. 

Ep 3: Dr. Feldenkrais, Learning and Habits

Learn about Dr. Feldenkrais and the professional trainings he developed. Consider, competence, confidence, and how beliefs shape our self-image. Donna shares how she became a painter and Al discusses how he overcame his voice's significant limitations.

Ep 4: Learning, Unlearning and the Self-Image

Conforming to socially accepted learning norms may create habits of tension in the body/mind. What is the Weber-Fechner law, and how does it apply to learning the Feldenkrais way? Play and problem solving make us smarter.

Ep 5: Memory and Learning

What is the difference between implicit and explicit memories? Learn to make pleasant memories stick. Become familiar with strategies of learning within the Feldenkrais Method®.

Ep 6: Moving, Sensing, Thinking and Feeling

The Feldenkrais Method® includes movement, sensing, thinking, and feeling in the development of Awareness. Movement quality, how you move, integrates these primary aspects of the experience. Recognize the pattern of anxiety as described by Dr. Feldenkrais in his book, The Elusive Obvious

Ep 7: Mindfulness the Feldenkrais Way

The Feldenkrais Method® can enhance and invigorate your mindful practice. Whatever your practice - yoga, meditation, Tai-Chi, Aikido, or moving boulders - Feldenkrais lessons can make what you do easier.

Ep 8: Understanding and Resolving Pain

We discuss pain as a motivator to seek the Feldenkrais Method®; how movement affects acute pain and chronic pain. Donna shares how she managed pain and regained the use of her hand and arm using the Feldenkrais Method.