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Other health practitioners often get a very positive outcome with their patients when they team up with a Feldenkrais Practitioner. If you are unsure how I or another practitioner could help your patient, here  is a handy list of signs and symptoms that might help you...

I would not describe myself as a great reader, like those people who devour books on a daily basis. I would say I am a slow, plodding, poorly educated reader that occasionally stumbles upon a "keeper". Well I stumbled. As I was doing some research for...

A recent post on the FB Page "Feldenkrais Practitioners Around the World" turned up a Youtube page on how to pronounce Feldenkrais®. To my chagrin the computer voice got it Very wrong which elicited quite a lot of laughter from the community. On the other hand...

There are times when the primary reason someone comes in for a Feldenkrais® Session is to connect with their emotional selves. As I had highlighted in the last blog "Crooked Healing Stories" pain can often be triggered by highly emotional events and/or prolonged stress. In this case, the...

There are many instances that require us to balance...

Caroline came to me after reading the book “Crooked, Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery”  by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin. Like the author, Caroline had suffered on and off with back pain for decades. Bouncing from various therapies, she had no long...

This beautiful image was created by Tiffany Sarkary for the 2018 Feldenkrais® Conference in Washington DC. I think it says it all in regard to what I mean about BIOHACKING. Interesting word, but what does it mean??? A lot is being written about Biohacking, particularly in regard to turning back the...

Flanked by 2 amazing women, Eleanor Silverstein and Ruthy Alon I feel lucky! Click on the links to find out more about both brilliant ladies. I met them at the 2018 Feldenkrais Conference in Washington, DC. Ruthy was among the 13 original students who studied with Moshe Feldenkrais in Israel. She...

If anyone was convinced about our ability to change our brain, it was John Pepper. In fact he was relentless in spreading the word. The Niagara Region was lucky to have him teach two seminars in October. An 82 year old man with Parkinson's Disease...

In a recent class taught in my Mindful Movement Series, I shared a lesson called Crossing Lines. The lesson involved measuring distances from one place on your body to another. For example the distance from the right shoulder and left hip was imagined and compared to...