Improve Your Posture

Posture - Dr. Feldenkrais preferred the term "acture" to describe what he considered "good posture". Acture being the ability to move in any direction without preparation. It's an interesting definition implying a state of even muscular tone with a readiness to act and respond to changes in your environment. This selection of products focuses on understanding and improving your posture and your ability to interact with your surroundings.
Good Posture Flows from Self-Awareness
Media: Article
Excerpt: Most people think of posture in terms of alignment — proper posture means sitting or standing up straight, with your chest out and your shoulders back.
Creating Effortless Posture
Let Gravity Do the Work
Media: 2 CDs in a Binder or MP3 Download, 4 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $26.00
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Description: In these two CDs, Erin Ferguson will present The Magic Roller Lessons. These are gentle, powerful Awareness Through Movement® lessons that awaken your ability to sense an unhindered transmission of force through your bones to the ground.
Posture with a Purpose
A Whole-Self Approach to Improving Posture
Media: MP3 Download, 4 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $39.99
Description: Improving your posture isn't about stretching or exercising or holding your body in the "right" position. Improved posture arises organically from ways of moving and being that are natural and feel good.
Body and Mature Behavior
A Study of Anxiety, Sex, Gravitation and Learning
Media: Book, Paperback, 180 Pages
Price: $16.95
Description: Feldenkrais' fascinating perspective on gravitation and the anti-gravity mechanism, and of the effects of emotion (especially anxiety and the attitude to sexuality) on posture and on personal patterns of movement.
The Paradox of Unstable Stability
Or Who the Hell Needs Balance?
Media: Article
Excerpt: This article addresses the human aspect of stability during movement. Stability is the foundation of human action in a changing environment, and it is this foundation that allows the existence of the principle of homeostasis.
Awareness Through Movement
Easy-to-Do Health Exercises to Improve Your Posture, Vision, Imagination, and Personal Awareness
Media: Book, Paperback, 192 Pages, 12 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $14.95
Description: Twelve easy-to-follow Awareness Through Movement® exercises for improving posture, flexibility, breathing, coordination, etc.
The Potent Self
A Study of Spontaneity and Compulsion
Media: Book, Paperback, 288 Pages
Price: $15.95
Description: Feldenkrais delves deeply into the relationship between faulty posture, pain, and the underlying emotional mechanisms that lead to compulsive and dependent human behavior. He shares remarkable insights into resistance, motivation, habit formation, and the place of sex in full human potential.
Effective Response to the Changing Environment
Synergy of Martial Arts and the Feldenkrais Method, Vol. 2
Media: 1 DVD in a Binder
Price: $40.00
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Description: Learn to develop your ability to respond to the changing environment, determine your personal space and protect it with confident action using basic maneuvers of self-defense.