It is the New Year for many of us. It is a very special season for Jews all over the world. Some may think it is strange to have a new year in the middle of autumn, but to us this is when the world began. I have often thought about how wonderful it is to celebrate this way every … 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
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Hello, Are you finding yourself behind? Chronologically,(time change challenged), activity level, not as strong as you used to be? Not as present as you were, a bit of brain fog? I can say that for one who is chronically and genetically on time, I am having a problem. I seem to be an hour late for everything. My thinking is … Read More
Curiosity- Can’t live without it.
Be Curious Stagnation- The state of not flowing or moving. Lack of activity, growth, or development. (Oxford Languages) Who doesn’t want to grow, love, learn, enjoy life? I am sure nobody reading this right now would say yes to this. I see curiosity as a gift. It gets me through the day. It is the sense of wonder that children … Read More
Fear the Floor No More! or? Tipping the Scales of Balance
We know we are not in balance when we stumble or fall. That is loss of balance in the moment. But…did you know that you use balance to be in the upright position ALL THE TIME? Most of us don’t spend our days falling to the ground, so does that mean we have “good” balance? Well, it depends on how … Read More