Author Archives: Laura Yedwab

Office in Seattle!

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I am now seeing clients in Seattle on Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.  The office is in the Areis Building in Eastlake.  The address is: Areis Building, Suite #309 2366 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA Parking is on the street.  Be sure to read the parking signs carefully as the rules change depending upon which […]

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Pema Chodron’s Punch Line

Pema Chodron is a buddhist nun and teacher  who has been a great inspiration to me.  I first started listening to Pema’s teachings in 2007 and had the good fortune to meet Pema in 2009 at Shambhala Mountain Center. This Sunday, I watched a talk Pema gave at Gampo Abbey in 2009.  In the first part of the talk, […]

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Do our bodies change our minds?

Amy Cuddy is a social psychologist and an associate professor at Harvard Business School.  In this Ted talk, she argues that our non-verbal body language effects not only how others view us, but how we view ourselves.  Even more impressively, she shows that by changing our posture for just 2 minutes changes our mind:  our […]

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Resources

There are lots of resources available on-line to help you learn more about Feldenkrais including: The Feldenkrais Method by Dr. Andrew Weil Feldenkrais: Everything You ‘Know’ About Healing May Be Dead Wrong by Michael Sigman in Huffington Post Exercise Awareness by Liz Brody in the Los Angeles Times Falling For Feldenkrais: A Patient’s Progress by […]

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Wonderful Quotes

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“We do not work with people’s problems, but with their health. Health as the capacity to recover from shock; the ability to overcome obstacles; the capacity to live one’s dreams. ” — Moshe Feldenkrais “When you know what you’re doing, you can do what you want” – Moshe Feldenkrais. “What I’m after isn’t flexible bodies, […]

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Standing Straight and Tall — Feldenkrais ATM Video

Cathy Paine, a Feldenkrais Practitioner, created this wonderful video called: Standing Straight and Tall. In this short, 5 minute video, Cathy walks you through a sequence of easy movements, often called an Awareness Through Movement (ATM) Lesson: In Awareness Through Movement lessons, students engage in precisely structured movement explorations. Unlike Functional Integration lessons which are […]

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The Best Compliment Ever!

“I don’t know if I have ever had an athlete improve as fast as you do. You get the concepts. Not everybody gets the concepts of movement. ” — Hall of Fame Coach Jim Winterton That is high praise, especially from someone that has coached as many gifted athletes as Coach Jim Winterton.  He is […]

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Feldenkrais Method® for Runners

At the conference, I enjoyed participating in the Filming Your Practice the Feldenkrais® Way Seminar taught by Linda Flanders.  She showed a video she created for Lisa Walker that describes how the Feldenkrais Method helped a runner recover from plantar fasciitis and then run a marathon faster than he had ever previously.  It is the […]

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Presenting at the annual Feldenkrais conference

I was honored that I was asked to present at this years (2012) Annual FGNA Feldenkrais Conference. I presented Feldy Notebok to ~175 practitioners. Feldy Notebook is a wiki, catalog, and database of Awareness Through Movement (ATM) Lessons. It allows users to find ATMs as well as share their insights about the ATMS. I created Feldy […]

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