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Logical Levels in Learning & Problem Resolution

If we consider a class of possible movements, we are no longer burdened with trying to remember all the detailed members of the class. We can recall the class and know what is possible. Once the class is formed, then other possible movements belonging to that class can emerge into our awareness. Again, our dolphin made the generalization and came up with behaviors never observed in the species before!
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A New Definition of Strength – Practitioner Spotlight with Jeff Haller

In this month’s spotlight of those who trained directly with Moshe Feldenkrais, I spoke with Practitioner and Trainer Jeff Haller. Since 1993, the primary focus of Jeff’s work has been on teaching Professional Trainings in the Feldenkrais Method®. Jeff’s background includes an MA in Intercultural Education, a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology, and over 20 years [...]
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Awareness Through Movement for Musicians

Because students and teachers often think there is only one way to position the left hand or use the bow arm, they overlook an idea that could be more valuable and helpful to them. Just as we have a range of motion in standing upright in one place (leaning forward and backward, or to the left and right) before we lose our balance, we have ranges of motion in the left and right hands (and in the body as it relates to playing) before we get into the areas that promote tension and distort positions.

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