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S3 E4 What is Reversibility?

Feldenkrais for Life podcast

Release Date: 08/26/2022

S4 E8 The Sacred Sacrum and the Pelvis show art S4 E8 The Sacred Sacrum and the Pelvis

Feldenkrais for Life podcast

Ancient civilizations often referred to the sacrum as the “holy bone.” We discuss the “holy bone,” the social impact of our self-image and the pelvis, and the birthing process. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E7 Four Criteria for Coordinated Well-Learned Action show art S4 E7 Four Criteria for Coordinated Well-Learned Action

Feldenkrais for Life podcast

In his book, The Potent Self, Dr. Feldenkrais puts forward four criteria for coordinated, well-learned action: the absence of effort, the absence of resistance, the presence of reversibility, and breathing and posture. We discuss each of these with examples. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E6 Cross-Motivation show art S4 E6 Cross-Motivation

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Cross-motivation is when we enact more than one motivation at the same time. By becoming aware of our cross-motivations and sorting out our intentions so we are acting in a mono-motivated way, we use less energy, feel better, and get more done in our lives. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E5 Trauma show art S4 E5 Trauma

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We discuss trauma resolution from the perspective of psychotherapy and the Feldenkrais Method. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E4 Errors Mistakes and Correctness show art S4 E4 Errors Mistakes and Correctness

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We discuss how mistakes are essential to learning. Hear a story about how a music teacher encouraged a little girl to make mistakes to help her learn; and how trying to do something correctly limits our success.  Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E3 Going Slowly show art S4 E3 Going Slowly

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We discuss why we move slowly when doing Feldenkrais lessons. And how essential that is for learning. Experience the difference between going quickly and going slow. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E2 Going to the Border show art S4 E2 Going to the Border

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Working within your range of comfort, Exploring variations at the border of ability, discovering a greater capacity, Doing too much, Involving more of yourself Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S4 E1 Reframing Illness and Building Resilience show art S4 E1 Reframing Illness and Building Resilience

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We discuss how reframing an illness can improve the healing process. How your brain is predictive, and how to build resilience through intentionally engaging in challenging situations. Visit: https://AchievingExcellence.com and https://DonnaRay.com to learn more about Donna and Al and to explore our class and product offerings.

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S3 E8 Understanding Differentiation show art S3 E8 Understanding Differentiation

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Differentiation is a crucial concept in the Feldenkrais Method®. We discuss and define differentiation and give lots of examples and a guided movement experience so you can sense the differences. We discuss differentiation in emotions, movement, thinking, and sensing.  Visit Donna’s site: Visit Al’s Site: Get your first Feldenkrais lesson from AchievingExcellence.com. Use coupon awesome-podcast to save 20%.

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S3 E7 Your Brain Cannot Think Without Motor Function show art S3 E7 Your Brain Cannot Think Without Motor Function

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A fundamental concept of the Feldenkrais Method® is the brain cannot think without motor movement. We get into this concept through some movement explorations and discussions. We talk about thinking, feeling, sensing, and acting and how we move our attention to these different domains of experience as needed in our daily experience. Shifting our attention like this is primarily outside our conscious awareness. However, we can bring this process to consciousness. Donna guides us through a series of imagined movements that make this phenomenon more explicit.  Norman Doidge,   Visit...

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What is reversibility? Dr. Feldenkrais considered this an essential concept of the Feldenkrais Method®. We give examples and do some explorations with reversibility. We also discuss good posture, cultivating quality movement, and choice. We end with how the method is generalized to daily life and how the benefits show up spontaneously without practice.

Visit Donna’s site: https://DonnaRay.com

Visit Al’s Site: https://AchievingExcellence.com

Get your first Feldenkrais lesson from AchievingExcellence.com. Use coupon awesome-podcast to save 20%.