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Opening the Plane of Possibilities with Mindful Movement

By |February 11th, 2015|

Interpersonal Neurobiology the Feldenkrais Way
By Donna Ray, M.A.

“Donna did an excellent job of demonstrating how she integrates IPNB,
Feldenkrais and Psychotherapy in this paper.”
Dan Siegel, MD

The Feldenkrais Method (FM) is named for its founder, the late Russian-born physicist, engineer, judo teacher, and inventor, Moshe Feldenkrais, Ph.D. Feldenkrais wrote five books describing his revolutionary neurosomatic training methods, […]

Recovery from Pain & Injury, The Feldenkrais Way

By |January 17th, 2015|

An Interview by Donna Ray on Recovery from Pain & Injury, The Feldenkrais Way
Donna Ray, Feldenkrais Practitioner, and Anne Frankl, a student of Donna’s, dialogued about Feldenkrais and how it helps with recovery from injury and pain.
Donna – Anne, how and when did you learn about Feldenkrais?

Anne – About a year ago—I had been seeing […]

Perspectives on anxiety

By |January 16th, 2015|

Perspectives on Anxiety by Donna Ray, M.A., M.F.T.

Anxiety shows itself in many ways. When people remember traumatic events like a car accident or loss of a loved one, at the moment of recollection there can be an overwhelming sense of reliving the experience, muscles tighten up, posture and breathing change and the fear or anxious […]

Case of Christi

By |January 15th, 2015|

Case of Christi by Donna Ray, M.A., M.F.T.

Introduction A beautiful, curly headed, blond, blue-eyed, five-year-old girl was brought to my office by her mother. She was the younger of two girls, both adopted. Her older sister was nine years of age. The mother described the girls as different as night and day, the first being […]

Healing sciatica using the Feldenkrais Method

By |January 12th, 2015|

Healing Sciatica using the Feldenkrais Method® By Greg Dennis

Many people turn to the Feldenkrais Method for relief from conditions that have not been healed by other methods. One such condition is sciatica, a chronic pain in the buttock and leg that is caused by pressure upon the sciatic nerve.

Among those who have found tremendous relief […]

Breathing

By |January 10th, 2015|

Breathing by Mark Reese, Ph.D.

Together with the beating of the heart, breathing is life’s most continuous muscular action, sustaining us from birth to death. The connection between spirit and respiration reflects how closely breathing is associated with the essence of life. It is therefore not surprising that breathing has captured people’s imaginations perhaps more than […]

Moshé Feldenkrais’s Work with Movement – A Parallel Approach to Milton Erickson’s Hypnotherapy

By |January 8th, 2015|

Moshé Feldenkrais’s Work with Movement – A Parallel Approach to Milton Erickson’s Hypnotherapy by Mark Reese, Ph.D.

The work of Moshe Feldenkrais and Milton Erickson epitomizes mastery of the facilitation of human learning. On the surface their approaches are dissimilar: Feldenkrais works primarily in the physical domain of touch and movement, while Erickson worked primarily in […]