Lessons & Learning Blog

Zoom replays and free course summary now available for The Science & Art of “Effortless” Strength

The FP Weekly Zoom Class Pay-what-you-can tuition The Science & Art of “Effortless” Strength Five Tuesdays in October, 2023 Nick Strauss-Klein led all dates   Order Replays Feldenkrais sometimes seems full of paradoxes. Whether you’ve done a few Awareness Through Movement lessons or hundreds, I bet you’ve entertained thoughts like these: You said to make…

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Reflection and Lessons: We Evolved for Easy Walking

Updated on Oct 4, 2023: We’ve added some newer lessons. This post first appeared in 2019 as one of our monthly featured free lessons newsletter (subscribe here). Our miraculous uprightness and bipedal gait is a defining characteristic of humankind. It’s so basic to us that it’s easy to take it for granted: when we’re walking…

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New FREE Audio Lesson for Posture, Walking, and Running

October 11, 2023

This question is Moshe Feldenkrais’s title for lesson #1 in his book Awareness Through Movement, which he wrote to introduce his method to the masses. His answer…

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Resilience: Here’s the Course Summary

The FP Weekly Zoom Class Resilience Tuesdays in August and September, 2023 Nick Strauss-Klein led all dates It’s a chaotic world out there. We face unexpected challenges all the time. When life knocks us down, how do we find the internal resources to get up again? Moshe Feldenkrais’s Judo background meant he took this question…

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What Is Good Posture? Feldenkrais’s Answer

  “What Is Good Posture?” This question is Moshe Feldenkrais’s title for lesson #1 in his book Awareness Through Movement, which he wrote to introduce his method to the masses. (Here’s our collection of recordings of these foundational lessons.) His answer from the lesson introduction is simple, precise, and probably not what you’d guess: Good…

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New Feature: “Little Dips” Added to Deep Dives Page

To make it easier to find some hidden great content on our website in the form of old blog posts, we’ve just added “Little Dips” to our page of Deep Dive courses. These reflections on studying particular topics always include one or more free lessons. You can access our Deep Dive page from our homepage,…

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Replays Available – Alan Questel and Nick: Walking with Your Whole Self

Pay-what-you-can tuition. FREE intro class replay. The FP Weekly Class: Walking with Your Whole Self Tuesdays, June 13 – July 28, 2023 Nick Strauss-Klein led June 13 – July 11 Alan Questel led July 18 and July 25   Order Replays Nick’s introductory class from June 6 is a free replay: click to check out…

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New Pelvic Floor Course! First lesson free through July 16

We’ve just added a new Deep Dive course called The Pelvic Floor: Less Is More. It gathers together unique new lessons I’ve added to The FP’s collection this spring, and some closely related oldies-but-goodies. To read our newsletter about it, and learn about our temporary “peek at Patron perks” (the first lesson is free through…

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The Pelvic Floor: Less Is More

Deep Dive The Pelvic Floor: Less Is More Our Deep Dives gather standalone Feldenkrais Project lessons into themed courses of study. Newcomers, we recommend exploring our primary collections first for a more generalized intro to Feldenkrais. About this course: Four short lessons for Patrons develop the Feldenkrais “non-Kegel”. Find more ease, control, and variability for your pelvic floor, and…

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Free replay: Feldenkrais for Walking – June 6, 2023 open house event

Oct 5, 2023 update: The Feldenkrais ATM lesson in this Zoom replay has been edited down into a permanent free audio version. Promotional elements have been removed, and ATM variations that were explored during discussion after class have been seamlessly edited into the lesson audio. It’s called Free Your Torso for Better Posture, Walking, and…

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