Less is More

A paradox of modern life: Do you feel that you have to work harder and move faster in order to improve? This is what most exercise modalities teach us: Run more miles. Run faster. Swim harder. Lift heavier weights. Actually, speed and strength are important. But, they aren’t everything, and when we’re trying to learn to move more efficiently, gentle … Read More

Easy Does It

I recently was working with a lovely colleague and friend, giving a Functional Integration® lesson (that’s the one-to-one, hands-on portion of the Feldenkrais Method®). I was having difficulty moving my student’s leg, so I asked her to “let go,” to let me take the weight of her leg. After a few moments, she responded, “I can’t.” I then asked, “Could … Read More