Al Wadleigh is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitionercm, President of Genesis II Publishing, Inc., and creator and manager of The Feldenkrais Store. Practicing in Longmont, Colorado, Al works with clients one-on-one, teaches Awareness Through Movement® classes, and presents in and sponsors Feldenkrais workshops. His background includes extensive training in Ericksonian Psychotherapy and NLP, seminar and workshop design and promotion, and a degree in psychology. He created and designed the website AchievingExcellence.com, the Feldenkrais Store, to be the best source for media and information pertaining to the Feldenkrais Method®.
This lesson creates a powerful ease and openness through the entire chest and back. Movements of the spine through the chest help to differentiate ribs and vertebra.
This lesson is an exploration of the movements of flexion. This creates length in the front of us and eases the muscular work of the back.
By working in various positions and turning the heel or heels out to sides, you begin to cultivate agility in the ankles and lower legs.
This lesson cultivates a twist through the torso coordinating the flexors and extensors. Alternately expanding the chest and abdomen improves the twisting.
This lesson has many variations of circling the pelvis. It is great for freeing the hip joints and lower back while integrating the spine and the head.
In this lesson, the excitation of the optic nerve is calmed allowing for the emergence of blackness in the visual field when the eyes are covered.
By exploring many ways of painting imaginary lines with your feet, you enhance their awareness and create ease in your hip joints and lower back.
This year (2017) we are exploring Alexander Yani lessons. These were lessons Dr. Feldenkrais taught at his studio on Alexander Yani Street in TeleVive, Israel.
The hands drape over the head to hold it while you explore many ways of twisting through the spine. The result is tremendous freedom of the neck and spine.