Shelia’s Story – From Pain to Freedom

By | 2017-06-19T16:17:14+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

A few years ago, Sheila could not get up from a chair without assistance or hold her grand-babies in her arms. After a life of being a very active and high-functioning person, she found herself with constant back pain and unable to move or be independent. She was diagnosed with sciatica, herniated disc and spinal stenosis, [...]

Proprioception: The Conversation Between Our Brain And Our Body

By | 2017-05-12T20:16:10+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

I was asked by my friend and wonderful Assistant Tiffany to write something for our newsletter. Being intensely busy with educational and logistical preparation for the Training, I couldn't form the coherent thoughts to satisfy my standards. So, by coincidence, or maybe providence, as I was driving to do some errands, I listened to a Radiolab [...]

“After Learning This, Your Brain Will Not Be the Same” – a TED Talk by Dr. Lara Boyd

By | 2017-05-12T20:17:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Listening to this talk, I had the same thought which I often have when I listen to lectures about brain research and human functioning: The Feldenkrais Method® already has a clinical, concrete application of this science. Feldenkrais practitioners have been doing it for the last 40 years! Here are some of Dr. Boyd’s ideas from the [...]

Aliza Stewart on Daniel Wolpert’s TED Talk “The Real Reason for Brains”

By | 2017-04-16T22:43:59+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Categories: Aliza, Blog|Tags: , , , |

Greetings! I have come across a wonderful TEDTalk by Daniel Wolpert, called "The Real Reason for Brains". As I listened to him, it became quite clear to me that he is describing processes for which the Feldenkrais Method has offered for decades a concrete and clinical applications in everyday life. I was especially struck by the [...]