Covering the Eyes, or palming, is key to this lesson in tracking the relaxation of the optic nerve. You will calm the optic nerve through a series of movements with the eyes using primarily saccades (jumping movements), vergence and squeezing the eyes. The excitation of the optic nerve is quieted allowing for the emergence of blackness in the visual field.
Covering the Eyes
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.
Your breath is developed into four parts and coordinated with the rhythmical movements of your hand or fingers. Be ready for a surprise or two!
A fun lesson improving your ability to turn and rotate. Separating out parts of yourself, by constraining certain ones and moving others. You will experience greater ease in movement, your turning will improve, and you will experience length through your spine.
Author: Al Wadleigh
Media: MP3 Download, 1 Feldenkrais Lesson
A Feldenkrais lesson that follows the structure of the iconic progressive rock song by King Crimson, "21st Century Schizoid Man."