Practical Science on Movement and Pain

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Audio Movement Lesson: Comfortable Sitting

Audio Movement Lesson: Comfortable Sitting

Many people have asked me to record some audio versions of the written movement lessons in my book: A Guide to Better Movement: The Science and Practice of Moving with More Skill and Less Pain. The book includes about 25 written movement lessons that are based on the Feldenkrais Method. Each lesson describes a series of… Read More

New Class on Developmental Movements: February 17 – March 24

Who wants to attend a fun movement class? I am teaching a series of six classes that focus on developmental movements like breathing, rolling, squatting, and crawling. The classes are based on the Feldenkrais Method, and the concepts set forth in my book. That means the movements will be slow, mindful, non-threatening, curious, exploratory, fun,… Read More

How to Sit with More Comfort

Do you experience tension, discomfort, and a pervasive feeling of overall yuckiness while sitting in your chair staring at the computer hour after hour? Let’s face it. You probably do. And you probably know that the best solution to this problem is to get out of your chair as often as possible and get moving. Your body… Read More

Upcoming Class: Hip Power and Mobility

The pelvis is the largest bony mass in the body and all the strongest muscles attach to it: the glutes, the abs, the hamstrings, the quads, the back muscles. It is also in the center of the body, and therefore critically involved in all the the basic movements: walking, running, squatting, throwing, kicking. So good… Read More

Free Audio Lesson: Squat Fundamentals Volume 2

A few weeks ago I posted a twenty five minute audio lesson on improving the squat. Below is a link to volume two. If you haven’t done volume one already, I would highly recommend that you do that before moving to volume two. On the other hand, I think I saw Godfather Two before the first one, and the results were excellent. Read More

Free Audio Lesson: Squat Fundamentals Volume 1

Most people in the exercise world seem to agree that the squat is a very natural or fundamental human movement. Babies and toddlers learn to do it perfectly without instruction.Hunter gatherers squat like champs. Unfortunately, westerners tend to lose their ability to sit comfortably in a full squat by the time they are adolescents. But… Read More

Free Audio Lesson on Improving Spinal Rotation

I have written quite a bit on this blog about the practices I recommend for developing coordinated, comfortable and efficient movement. Finally, here is an example of what I am talking about. I’ve attached a link below to an audio recording of a movement lesson I created based on the Feldenkrais Method. I intend to… Read More