Moshe Feldenkrais – Wisdom and Adventure

Here’s a link to a nice article about how wisdom and adventure figured into the life of Moshe Feldenkrais. It was written by my colleague Ilona Fried, who has also…

Sensory Gating, Movement, Touch and Feldenkrais

I’m teaching a Stress and Pain Management series at the Encinitas Community Center at 9 this morning. We are going to talk about sensory gating and how the movement and…

Thinking of Surgery for Knee or Back Pain? Read This First

Evidence continues to mount that some common surgeries are not evidence based. Check out this article.    

Treat Your Feet!

How do you treat your feet? And what would life be like if they were happier? Many people suffer with painful foot conditions – bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis, and plain…

How Do You Spell Feldenkrais?

Could this be any more fun? Just watch to :28 for a new way to think about Feldenkrais.  

Spending for Play, Spending for Feldenkrais

On the front page of the Business Section today there is an article called, “Think Seriously About Spending for Play;” it might as well be called, “The Wisdom of Spending for Feldenkrais.”…

Feldenkrais Can Help You See Differently

I recently received an email with the headline, “Why Nearsightedness Is on the Rise.” The article discussed the rising incidence of nearsightedness, and people wearing glasses for nearsightedness. Ah, I…

What happens in an Individual Feldenkrais Session?

This morning I found an email in my inbox asking, “What happens in an individual Feldenkrais session?” Here’s part of what I said in response: “Hip, neck and back issues…

Natural Pain Relievers, Popular Pain Relievers

A recent headline caught my eye: FDA Strengthens Heart Risk Warning in Popular Pain Relievers. New research shows there is a greater risk for heart attack and stroke when taking Celebrex, Motrin, Aleve,…

Three Ways Feldenkrais Can Give You Balance

1. Learn to use more than your eyes.People tend to rely heavily on their eyes to keep them oriented in space – that’s why so many people have a hard…