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Stress Awareness Month: How to Identify Stress in Your Life

April is Stress Awareness Month. In this article, I offer some advice to help you learn how to identify stress in your life.…
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Show Your Movement Patterns Some Love: 4 Reasons You Should

Your movement patterns could be holding you back. This article offers four reasons that indicate you might want to re-evaluate your habits.  …
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3 New Year’s Re-Solutions to Ease Chronic Pain Symptoms

If you have started to notice that you are feeling stiff and sore, or that it takes more effort to get out of…
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What are the Somatic Reflexes?

You have both involuntary and voluntary nervous systems. You do not control your autonomous nervous system, which works of its accord. This system…
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How Learning to Walk Efficiently Can Reduce Chronic Lower Back Pain

I’ve previously written on some causes of chronic neck pain. Since your body works synergistically, an imbalance in the neck can cause and…
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What Is Total Motion Release Physical Therapy? 4 Things to Know

As a physical therapist, I want my patients to know about all the tools they have at their disposal to reduce pain and…
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Chronic Neck Pain: If You Are Working from Home, It Is Critical to Know the Cause

In last month’s blog, I wrote about what causes pain when we sit too much, a common problem for all of the people…
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Why Does Sitting Hurt Me So Much? 3 Tips to Help You Stop Pain When Sitting

If you feel pain when sitting for an extended period, your body is signaling to you that something is wrong. Here are some…
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What to Know about Feldenkrais Awareness Summit 2020: Move Better, Feel Better

With everything that has been going on, it’s time for some good news. At the beginning of May, I will be participating once…
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3 Feldenkrais Exercises that Will Keep You from Falling as You Get Older

Try these three Feldenkrais exercises to improve your balance. The older you get, the more likely you are to fall and hurt yourself.…
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How Emotional Vulnerability Can Help You Live a Fuller, More Fulfilling Life

Madeleine L’Engle, author of acclaimed children’s book A Wrinkle in Time, once wrote, “When we were children, we used to think that when…
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Stress Is Inevitable, Anxiety Is Optional: Here’s How to Cope with It in Your Life

Do you have the stress relief techniques you need to reduce and recover from the impact of busyness and stress? Moshe Feldenkrais once…
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Your Body Language Can Change Your Brain

What is body language, and why does it matter? Body language, or non-verbal communication, is essentially how we carry ourselves, how we move,…
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Functional Movement: How We Move Is an Expression of Our Response to Life

For every action, there is a reaction. This statement is true in both physics and in life. When it comes to movement, how…
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Tapping Your Potential Energy for Positive Change

In physics, potential energy refers to the stored energy in an object because of its position relative to other objects or its state.…
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Our Movements and Choices Reflect Our Emotional Maturity

What is emotional maturity? Is it the ability to understand and control your emotions? If that is true, then what, if anything, does…
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Creatures of Habit: How Emotion and Motion Are Linked

Our bodies and brains have a reciprocal relationship. Dysfunction in the body often leads to dysfunction in the brain and vice versa. Let’s…
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Sensing Your Body’s Support Can Improve Strength

The way we support ourselves in our posture and movement says a lot about what is going on in our nervous systems. Many…
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Understanding the Levers in Your Body Can Help You Move More Efficiently

Want to move more efficiently? You need to learn about levers. In the third century BCE, the Greek mathematician, physicist, and engineer Archimedes…
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The Problem of Perceived Weakness: How Awareness Can Improve Self-Image

The ideas of self-image and self-esteem are largely considered within the realm of mental application. In other words, how we view ourselves —…
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What Moshe Feldenkrais Understood about the Body Can Ease Your Pain

We overexert ourselves. We strain and we ignore the messages our bodies send to us to the detriment of our health. Moshe Feldenkrais…
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Differentiating the Self and the Spirit

By Andrew Heimann Spirituality is not the absence of conflict; it is the ability to flourish because of it. To avoid conflict and…
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The Feldenkrais Awareness Summit: Resiliency, Freedom, and Evolution

We see every day that technology can be used for ill both unconsciously and consciously. But technology can also be used for good.…
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Feldenkrais: How Mind and Body Awareness Can Provide Natural Pain Relief

For many people, pain is part and parcel of day-to-day existence. The way they experience life, comfort is the exception, not the rule…
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Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 4

This is the fourth part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga therapy pose. If you haven’t yet,…
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Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 3

This is the third part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga pose. If you haven’t yet, please…
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Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 2

This is the second part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga pose. If you haven’t yet, please…
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Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 1

Searching the internet, one can find many videos and detailed lists on how to correctly perform the Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose or…
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Celebrating National Yoga Month: The Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose

Searching the internet, one can find many videos and detailed lists on how to correctly perform the Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose or…
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Bones for Life ® and Senior Citizen Day Somatic Education for the Elderly

Bones for Life and Senior Citizen Day On August 21st, Americans have an opportunity to celebrate the wisdom and achievements of their elders,…
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