Resources

Tips and tools for you to help yourself

  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 two amazing, brilliant women, Eleanor Silverstein and Ruthy Alon I feel lucky! They were both teaching at the 2018 Feldenkrais Conference in Washington, DC. Ruthy was among the 13 original students who studied with Moshe Feldenkrais in Israel. She came to USA in 1972 with Moshe, teaching...

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...

Moshe Feldenkrais was a brilliant somatic teacher. He understood from teaching thousands of lessons and treating countless people that having a free and mobile pelvis was critical to healthy movement. One of  Feldenkrais'  iconic lessons is THE PELVIC CLOCK. It was published in 1972 in Moshe's book Awareness...

Apart it from being a Tibetan Custom for showing respect, sticking out your tongue can be therapeutic. The tongue strongly influences the jaw. Try opening your mouth fully with your tongue pulled back toward your throat. Then try opening your mouth with your tongue moving forward and downward...

  Why the tongue? Because, this hidden muscle influences your breathing, digestion, speech, jaw, and neck orientation. Wow, that is a lot for a little muscle to do! While reading (Chapter 7: A Device That Resets the Brain)  "The Brain's Way of Healing" by Dr. Doidge I was astounded to...

Breathing can be made easier if we are aware that the lungs can move in all directions. Whether you have postural imbalances, breathing difficulties such as COPD or asthma, breathing can be dramatically improved when you tap into places you would not normally associate with...

The topic of breathing is near and dear to my heart. In the past I have taught workshops on the subject such as "Breathing With Ease" and "Calm Body, Calm Mind - Getting a Handle on Anxiety". I love the topic because it is a...