I’m walking and it’s a cold day. Because it’s cold I’m walking in a different way than I would when it’s warm. There are subtle differences in my gait that come from being fluid and adapting to the current situation. When I work with someone and we’re walking or doing some other movement, they’re often … Continue reading the awful death in “getting it right”
Are you interested in building a stronger and longer lasting friendship with your body? Interested in developing yourself as a whole person—body, mind and emotions? Would you like better control of your body? Would you like to live more fully in your being? Do you feel physically or emotionally stuck? Do you enjoy exploring? If those sound pretty good … Continue reading New Class Series in February–Transforming Your Body and Mind
When you come to my Alexander Technique, Pilates, yoga or mindfulness classes I’ll tell you I don’t care what you do during your time with me. I’ll advise you to do whatever you need in the moment. I’ll encourage you to make your own choices. I don’t like to set rules in my class; I … Continue reading What the Heck Does It Mean to Take Care of Yourself?
It’s almost too simple. Just lie down. Well, not just, I can add on a little bit more, but essentially, lie down. This posture can help free your breathing; reduce your back, neck, abdominal and leg pain; reduce stress; and release stuck emotion. It can really be a marvelous position. There are multiple options you … Continue reading Release muscular and emotional stress with this simple position
Movement is good for you; exercise is good for you. Are we agreed on that? Great. Movement can help your mood. There are plenty of articles on how movement is good for your emotions, how movement and exercise can help depression and anxiety. What sort of movement/exercise do you practice? Pilates, yoga, Gyrotonic, walking, skating, … Continue reading What you’re thinking makes a difference