The final Feldenkrais class series of 2016 begins this week. We'll bring our focus to the comfort of the neck and jaw, the actions of which can influence the comfort and posture of the entire body.
This is the time of year we finish the harvest, digging through the garden to bring in the morsels before the cold weather sets in and planting the cold weather crops, those roots that grow best when its not hot. The timing was perfect for my rummaging back through Anam Cara by John O’donahue, searching for his words about the body and the soul that related to what Moshe Feldenkrais referred to as the big body, that part of you outside yourself that you live into, the space around you that contains you.
When she returned, she waved enthusiastically at me across the room and I went over. “You’ll never believe this. The nurse took my blood pressure and shook her head and left the room. Then, she came back with the doctor and insisted he check it himself. It has to be this class. I haven’t don't anything different and my blood pressure was so low they couldn’t believe it.”