The mind-body connection is the link between our non-physical thoughts, attitudes, and patterns of behavior and our physical body and physical health. It’s a cornerstone of holistic medicine that treats the whole person in mind, body, and spirit, not just individual symptoms. There is solid scientific evidence—as well as many long-standing traditional philosophies—that our thoughts have powerful effects on our bodies, and our bodies can in turn influence our patterns of thought. This connection allows us to be conscious partners in our own systems of healing, performance, and overall wellness.
This is the first of 4 short films made by Andrew Dawson for the Feldenkrais Guild UK® to promote awareness of the Feldenkrais Method®. This first film focuses on a group awareness through movement (ATM) lesson.
Join me as I guide you through the essential start of a Feldenkrais lesson. This is often done lying on the floor, but it can also be done standing or sitting. In this case the floor acts as a mirror and can provide you with a greater sense of your own physical self.
International Feldenkrais Trainer, Russell Delman, offers an overview of The Feldenkrais Method and a tribute to Moshe Feldenkrais. Mr. Delman explains why The Feldenkrais Method is the most effective way to break up compulsive patterns and promote the evolution of human functioning.