An Introduction to the Primitives

Radical Insight into Functional Integration
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Author: Dennis Leri
Media: 3 MP4 Downloads

In this Advanced Training for Feldenkrais Practitioners, Dennis Leri introduces and makes applicable the notion of a primitive. You will learn how movement Primitives are found at all levels of action and are the basis for human movement. Primitives can be used to guide us in knowing how to organize our actions, our thinking, and our intentions. Their proper use can make Functional Integration® lessons more meaningful and effective.

The workshop includes eight lectures, three Awareness Through Movement® lessons, and six Functional Integrationdemonstrations.

Table of Contents

Day One

  • Lecture: Introduction to the Primitives and the Primary Image
  • Awareness Through Movement Lesson: The Primary Image
  • Lecture: Further Explication Regarding the Primary Image and Questions
  • Functional Integration Demonstration: Clarifying the Primitives

Day Two

  • Lecture: When the Lines are long the Muscles are Long
  • Functional Integration: Demonstration, Guidance and Commentary
  • Functional Integration Demonstration: The Seventh Cervical in Action
  • Lecture: The Concrete and the Abstract in the Feldenkrais Method®
  • Functional Integration: Demonstration, Guidance and Commentary
  • Awareness Through Movement: The Primary Image with Tubes

Day Three

  • Lecture: Vibrant Viability versus Perfection
  • Awareness Through Movement: The Primary Image Expanded
  • Lecture: Clarifying the Primary Lines
  • Functional Integration Demonstration: The Foot to the Head
  • Lecture: The Non-linearity of Functional Integration
  • Functional Integration: Demonstration, Guidance and Commentary
  • Lecture: The Primary Lines of Force and Waiting

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