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By Moshe Feldenkrais

ISBN-10: 0062503227

ISBN-13: 9780062503220

Millions have came across renewed healthiness and elevated sensory knowledge in the course of the Feldenkrais process as defined in understanding via stream. here's a means for individuals of all ages to combine actual and psychological improvement right into a new, invigorating wholeness. Feldenkrais presents a modern day, functional software for the perennial excellent of a fit brain in a fit physique. His down-to-earth strategy rigorously avoids any mystical part and not obliges any student to grasp abstruse theories. routines for posture, eyes, mind's eye, and extra will concurrently construct larger physique behavior and concentration new dimensions of expertise, self-image, and human capability.

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Although these things come to us naturally they are by no means simple. Even the simplest human activity is no less a mystery than the pigeon's return home over great distances or the bee's construction of a hive. The natural activities are a common heritage All these natural activities function similarly in every person, just as they are similar among pigeons and among bees. There are tribes in all parts of the world, even in isolated families on islands, who have learned to speak naturally, as well as to run, jump, fight, wear clothes, swim, dance, sew, weave wool, tan hides, make baskets, and so on.

He grasps that his small world and the great world around are but one and that in this unity he is no longer alone. PART TWO Doing to Understand: Twelve Practical Lessons These twelve lessons have been selected from among more than a thousand given over the years at the Feldenkrais Institute. The lessons do not represent a sequence, but were chosen rather to illustrate points from the author's system and the technique used to convey it. They nevertheless represent exercises involving the whole body and its essential activities.

We know what is happening within us as soon as the muscles of our face, heart, or breathing apparatus organize themselves into patterns, known to us as fear, anxiety, laughter, or any other feeling. Even though only a very short time is required to organize the muscular expression to the internal response or feeling, we all know that it is possible to check one's own laughter before it becomes noticeable to others. Similarly, we can prevent ourselves from giving visible expression to fear and other feelings.

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