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    The Effectiveness of the Feldenkrais Method: A Systematic Review of the Evidence

    Entered on February 19, 2017 by FINY

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    A review article (a study of the findings of other studies) that concludes there is further promising evidence that the Feldenkrais Method® may be effective for a varied population interested in improving functions such as balance.

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    The Feldenkrais Method: Stress-Free Exercise for People with Arthritis

    Entered on January 18, 2014 by FINY

    Posted in, Articles, For Practitioners, In the News

    Published in the January/February, 2013 issue of “Arthritis Self-Management,” this article address ways that the Feldenkrais Method can help those with arthritis.

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    Welcome to the Feldenkrais Institute

    Entered on January 28, 2013 by FINY

    Posted in, For Practitioners, In the News

    Discover the Feldenkrais Method and the work we do at the Feldenkrais Institute of New York with our introductory video.

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    “Runners Hit Their Stride With Feldenkrais”

    Entered on January 05, 2011 by FINY

    Posted in, Athletics, In the News

    Institute Staff Practitioner Anat Meiri was quoted by Well and Good NYC in a post NYC marathon article promoting the Feldenkrais Method as effective help for runners and other athletes.

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    Free Download:  David Zemach-Bersin’s forward to Embodied Wisdom

    Entered on October 12, 2010 by FINY

    Posted in, Articles, For Practitioners

    Click the link to read David Zemach-Bersin’s forward to the recently published Embodied Wisdom:  The Collected Papers of Moshe Feldenkrais, available now from the Institute’s book store. 

    Forward to Embodied Wisdom (.pdf)

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    The Feldenkrais Method for People with Chronic Pain

    Entered on August 01, 2010 by FINY

    Posted in, Articles, For Practitioners, In the News

    Read Marek Wyszynski’s article (.pdf) in the Spring 2010 issue of The American Academy of Pain Management’s journal, The Pain Practitioner.
    The article is an overview of the Feldenkrais Method for people suffering from chronic pain and practitioners who work with them. 

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    New Feldenkrais Article in Pain Practitioner

    Entered on May 17, 2010 by FINY

    Posted in, For Practitioners, In the News

    Read Marek Wyszynski’s new article,“The Feldenkrais Method for People with Chronic Pain”, just published by the American Academy of Pain Management in their Spring 2010 issue of The Pain Practitioner.

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    What Skillful Jumping Looks Like

    Entered on May 05, 2010 by FINY

    Posted in, Athletics, Dance, For Practitioners, In the News

    Just a little inspiration for the next time you think about skill and ability…
    There is a soundtrack, which you can turn off and watch in stunned silence.

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    The Importance of the Knees

    Entered on December 21, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, Athletics, Dance, For Practitioners

    An interview with Marek Wyszynski, PT, GCFP.

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    “Can Running Actually Help Your Knees?”

    Entered on December 16, 2009 by Marek Wyszynski

    Posted in, Athletics

    The NY Times recently published this article showing research that contradicts the idea that running is bad for your knees. 

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    “Learning His Body, Learning to Dance”

    Entered on December 11, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, Dance, For Practitioners, In the News, The Brain

    If you haven’t seen this amazing story of actor, Gregg Mozgala, and how he learned to dance, despite having cerebral palsy, you owe it to yourself to watch this.
    Choreographer Tamar Rogoff worked with Gregg to teach him how to use his body more efficiently, and the results are astounding. They also talk about nueroplasticity, your brains ability to change as it learns new skills, and the hope this kind of success story brings to anyone seeking a way to use their body better. 

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    Federer’s Footwork Illustrates Feldenkrais Principles

    Entered on November 24, 2009 by Marek Wyszynski

    Posted in, Athletics, For Practitioners, In the News

    A beautiful video analysis of the principles of well organized movement in the tennis legend Roger Federer. (NY Times video)

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    Hospital Lobby Features Neuroplasticity

    Entered on May 27, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, Musicians, The Brain

    Fran & Marlo Cowan (married 62 years) playing impromptu recital together in the atrium of the Mayo Clinic. He turned 90 in February.
    Who says piano playing isn’t a full bodied activity? 

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    Bringing the Brain Back to Reality

    Entered on May 20, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, In the News, The Brain

    What’s happening when the machinery of the brain no longer records and reflects reality?  Read what researches are learning about the brain from Dr. V.S. Ramachandran’s work with phantom limb pain and Capgras syndrome.

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    NEW! The Institute’s Practitioner Blog

    Entered on November 04, 2008 by Admin

    Posted in, For Practitioners

    What we’ll be doing in the coming months with our blog.

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    Learning at the Movies

    Entered on June 23, 2008 by Admin

    Posted in, Athletics, The Brain

    Ask anyone whether they’ve seen “The Karate Kid”, and if they hesitate to recall it, all you need to say is “wax on, wax off”.

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