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Extreme Sports Meet Feldenkrais

Cynthia Allen | Posted 10.12.2016 | Sports
Cynthia Allen

People train hard and risk their lives for these sports. Why?

Why the Floor Is Your Friend

Stacy Barrows | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

The floor, after all, is for foot traffic. It's hard... needs a good cleaning, and is much farther away from our derrières than the comfy sofa. The floor has a bad rep. But as a movement therapist, I have learned that the floor is my friend. Here are three reasons why:

Empathy Motivates Physical Therapists to Follow Their Call to Care

Stacy Barrows | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

photo courtesy of Rosalie O'Connor Copyright 2005, used with permission from the Feldenkrais Guild of North America "If You Find it in Your Heart to ...

How to Develop a Body of Qualities

Frank Wildman, GCFT, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Wildman, GCFT, Ph.D.

If we can improve the quality of our movements, we can better preserve our bodies and continue to do the things we enjoy for a much longer time.

Style and Comfort: Ways to Make Your High Heels Work for You

Stacy Barrows | Posted 12.09.2012 | Style
Stacy Barrows

Yes, high heels can be bad for you. But, if you want to wear high heels, here are some tips to wearing them responsibly, remaining as injury-free as possible and enjoying your pumps on a regular basis.

Working Harder Is Not Serving You: What I Learned in My First Tai Chi Class

Stacy Barrows | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

Recently, I started taking tai chi classes. I have always been interested in studying a martial art, particularly one of the healing and internal styles such as tai chi.

Children With Special Needs: A Revolutionary Approach Gives New Hope

Anat Baniel | Posted 04.25.2012 | Parents
Anat Baniel

Are you a parent to a child with special needs? Have you been trying to help your child do something he or she can't do, or corrected them over and over again to end up with little or no progress?

Back Pain? 5 Mix-And-Match Alternative Treatments

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Non-invasive alternative therapies are often compatible with conventional treatments for back pain, have a relatively lower cost and can sometimes be done at home.

What Causes Sudden Back Pain

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Startling, out-of-the blue onset of intense back pain is a surprisingly common experience for many back pain sufferers.

Complementary Osteoarthritis Treatment: What Works, What Doesn't

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Alternative therapies can bring a great deal of relief for people suffering from osteoarthritis. Here are a few worth looking into.

The Importance Of Play: It's More Than Just Fun And Games

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Modern technology reveals that play lights up the brain in such desired areas as clarity and memory. Common sense tells us that if we've been encouraged to play as a child, beginner's mind comes more naturally as an adult.

The Adventures of Ozzy and Sanity

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the early '80s, shortly after a music trade magazine I'd been editing bit the bullet, a honcho at mega-label CBS Records hired me to help with the ...

Feldenkrais: Everything You 'Know' About Healing May Be Dead Wrong

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

A brain without a body could not think. -- Moshe Feldenkrais When I told her that cross-training on the exercise bike only added hip joint stiffness ...

Falling For Feldenkrais: A Patient's Progress

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

What I'm after isn't flexible bodies, but flexible brains -- Moshe Feldenkrais For an obsessive swimmer who craves the endorphins, the past two years...