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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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Why I Do Feldenkrais Instead of Yoga

When I was trying to be a yogi, I wasn’t being myself. I didn’t intend to stop doing yoga. I had practiced fairly consistently for more than a decade, beginning with ashtanga, switching to Baron Baptiste’s Power Yoga (Boston, Denver) before migrating to Forrest yoga (Denver) where I ultimately and joyfully did a handstand. But [...]
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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.