Category Archives: Athlete

The Feldenkrais Fix

Andrew Heffernan wrote a fantastic article in the Experience Life Magazine in November of 2009 called The Feldenkrais Fix.  It begins by describing the experience of John Dumas: In 1999, John Dumas, a 52-year-old writer and karate enthusiast from Los Angeles, sat in a doctor’s office and heard four words no active person ever wants […]

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Squatting

Perhaps one of the most important movements you can learn is how to squat.  It is important every time you get into and out of a chair.  It is important every time you pick something up — be it from the floor or just a low table. This wonderful, cute, and fun animation shows the […]

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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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