Walking in our local park bringing my attention to my mid pelvis (like you do) and with the idea in mind that walking is directed from this point. I noticed that when I did this my chin dipped, my jaw protracted a little and at first it was harder to keep my eyes on the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Go back to the beginning of learning movement… coordinating moving the eyes and the mouth with the pelvis
The possible rationales would be firstly,that when all one’s attention is consumed by an activity there is no room for ruminations, anxious thoughts, forward planning, self criticism and whatever else fills the mind. Perhaps all that background aggravation actually triggers low level fight/flight response with its cascade of unhelpful consequences in the body especially when […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Is finding a way to focus attention one of the keys to healthier aging?
On many early mornings when sleep has been elusive, I have experimented with a combination of placing the fingertips of my index and middle fingers in different places over my ribs, facial and skull bones, forearm bones and pelvis. I then swapped between moving the fascia in small, very slow small circles resembling a Tellington […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Using circles as a vehicle for mindful focus
What is Feldenkrais? My thoughts about it evolve daily… I’m going to blog them, apparently it’s the thing to do. It will be my personal take on things, helping me think things through and put ideas, mine and other peoples into my own words. Today, I think Feldenkrais is essentially about mental flexibility and unearthing […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Let’s begin…