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“She will dance at her wedding”: Healing the girl born without part of her brain

When Moshe Feldenkrais was fourteen, after years of Jews being attacked in anti-Semitic Russian pogroms, he set out alone to walk from Belarus to Palestine. A pistol in his boot, a math text in his sack, and with no official documents or papers, he crossed marshes and endured temperatures of 40 degrees below as he traversed the Russian frontier in the winter of 1918–19.
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Feldenkrais Lessons for You and Your Dog

Mary Debono’s book, Grow Young with Your Dog, guides you through the process of learning basic hands-on techniques to help your canine companion. She introduces you to your dog’s skeleton and how to move your best friend in a way that is gentle and helps facilitate healing. Based on the Feldenkrais Method®, Mary calls her [...]
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Special needs children can overcome movement challenges

Both parents and their children with developmental disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, global brain damage, paralysis and Down syndrome, face unique challenges. The children struggle to develop fine and gross motor skills, and parents are challenged with finding resources that address the specific developmental needs of their child. While physical, occupational, speech and other therapies [...]
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Feldenkrais: Everything You ‘Know’ About Healing May Be Dead Wrong

This made sense to me. But when Feldenkrais practitioner/physical therapist Stacy Barrows encouraged me to attend her class — which, I imagined, would be all about the stretch — I was wary. Our individual sessions were going well, but classes tend to induce peer pressure, and I worried about vigorous pulling on a still-tender area.