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  • 01:30

    Feldenkrais and Parkinson's

    in Health

    Irene Pasternack tells us how you can use the Feldenkrais Method to improve your balance, prevent falls, cope with freezing, maintain facial mobility, speech volume and swallowing, and find greater comfort and ease in day-to-day activities. The show includes a short Feldenkrais lesson to improve posture, comfort and stability in sitting. In addition to making you feel more comfortable, this lesson helps improve the mobility of your neck, head, and eyes, and has a direct impact on your balance in standing.

  • 00:21

    Jane Diehl and The Feldenkrais Method

    in Health

    Jane, a local South Bay resident and Redondo Beach school board member,  has been a Physical Therapist for 34 years, working with both adults and children.  In addition, she has been a Feldenkrais Practitioner for 18 years!  She served as an Instructor for Awareness Through Movement at Torrance Memorial Hospital for 10 years, an Instructor for seminars on Improving Golf, Tennis , Walking and Running and as a guest lecturer for Cerritos Community College Physical Therapy assistant program.  She is a Certified Instructor for Bones for Life and was recently Interviewed for Yoga Source Journal  Winter 2000.
    Jane believes that it is her dharma to teach and share her love of the Feldenkrais Method and says that people seem to find her at time when traditional methods of healing haven’t worked for them.  Her gift is just what they need at that moment.
    Liste to Jules Mitchell of the South Bay Yoga Conference ask Jane all about the Feldenkrais Method

  • 00:32

    Running My Own Business: Feldenkrais

    in Business

    This week we are talking about self-employment with Feldenkrais Therapy expert Fariya Doctor.
    Join us on Thursday December 6 to hear Fariya's journey into self-employment.

  • 00:31

    Michael's Story

    in Health

    We are aware of what it means to tune a violin or a piano, but what does it mean to tune a human body?That is what our guest for this episode, Michael Gilbert explains to us. Michael’s tuning may include one or more of the many modalities that he has studied, including yoga, rolfing, feldenkrais, trager technique and shiatsu, to name just a few that he works with. As He explains to us,”I help people by getting them to see their problem differently, I get them to realize they are not broken. I help people understand that the body is out of tune and not broken….bodies are tunable”.Michael teaches people how to manage energy and reduce tension which he says,”is the underlying key to good health”.Over the last 25 years, Michael has enabled his clients to avoid  invasive and dangerous surgeries and to get out of chronic pain.

  • 01:00

    Feldenkrais and QiGong: Embodied Presence and Healing

    in Lifestyle

    Thousands of years old, Qi Gong, derives from many shamanistic practices that are even older. In these long-ago times, everyone did everything in accordance with nature. They observed harmony in the spiraling cycles of degeneration and regeneration. They became aware of this same spiraling in the human experience. Over time, the spiraling relationship between humans and nature became known in Chinese thought as The Five Element Theory. This same ancient body of thought recognizes all disease as “dis-ease”—as stemming from an imbalance of Qi. Western practices tend to treat disease after it manifests. Qi Gong arose to cultivate the vital life force that would ward off dis-ease by addressing imbalances as they evolved. Fostering harmony creates wellness: in your body; between your body and your mind; in your connection to others; and in your connection to nature. Nature cannot exist separate from your body, your mind, or from other living beings. This is a truth in Qi Gong as well as in Feldenkrais.
    Special guest Carrie Lafferty has been in the healing arts exploring her own inner world and guiding others to do the same for over 26 years. She is a Physical Therapist, Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, Master Qi Gong Teacher and has studied core shamanism with Michael Harner, Nicki Scully and indigenous shamans in Guatemala, Mexico, China & Tibet. She has maintained a meditation practice for over 15 years. Carrie has a healing practice in Seattle which focuses on awareness based practices for connecting to your own inner healer and guide http://movementfromwithin.net
    Visit www.HelloDrCJ.com for more.

  • 00:30

    Promoting Your Best Market Niche & Spreading Good-News Whenever we Get A Chance

    in Business

    Guest:  Mary Debono, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, Author of Best Seller: Grow Young With Your Dog, http://www.debonomoves.

    Book-Growing Young with Your Dog.

    "My Special Guest today will be my Therapy – Dog = Puff Prinzing!!!"


  • 00:49

    Show-#30-Change your story, change your life!!!

    in Motivation

    1st Guest: Beth Lord, Owner of Write Heart Memories®, Author, Occupational Therapist & Feldenkrais Practitioner.


    Beth is an Occupational Therapist, Feldenkrais Practitioner, the once owner of a therapeutic toy catalog company, a pharmaceutical rep for Corporate America and is now an Author and Owner of Write Heart Memories®. Write Heart Memories® is a change agent for self-awareness, self-reflection, healing, rehabilitation, resolution and growth. Beth infuses her extraordinary therapeutic knowledge and wisdom, laughter, love and common sense practices to be supportive of the healthy wholeness of who you are in your body, mind, heart, spirit and soul.

    2nd Guest: Letitia Fowler, Certified Health Coach.


      As a Board Certified Health Coach and Wellness Educator, Letitia Fowler walks her talk as she supports midlife women to embrace a healthy lifestyle so they can live with vitality and age joyfully.  Working by phone, Skype or in-person, Letitia helps her clients access their blueprint for better health by discovering what brings them joy and fulfillment. Letitia firmly believes that health is wealth and aging with vitality is priceless.

    3rd Guest:   Ellen Barrett,  is a best-selling exercise video creator, with award winning titles like Crunch: Fat Burning Pilates and Prevention Magazine’s Flat Belly Diet Workout.From 2006 – 20011, she starred in Fit TV’s All-Star Workouts. She’s the author of four wellness books, including her latest.



  • 00:30

    Feldenkrais - movement without pain

    in Health

    Interview with Robert Boyd. Learn about Feldenkrais Method and how it can help you to move without pain again.

    Feldenkrais Method helps musicians, dancers, athletes, children with special needs and anybody who wants to improve quality of life and learn to:

    * Ease chronic discomfort
    * Improve posture and flexibility
    * Prevent injuries
    * Reduce stress
    * Improve concentration

  • 00:29

    How getting a dog can help you lose weight!

    in Weight Loss

    In this episode Feldenkrais® Practitioner and Amazon bestselling author Mary Debono will talk to us about how getting a dog can help you lose weight and keep it off.  She  recently released her new book “Grow young with your dog”  and will talk about what our dogs can show us about being healthy and in shape.

    For more information about Mary visit www.debonomoves.com and for more information about this Jill Thomas and this show visit www.healthyhabitshypnosis.com

  • 01:00

    THE SEARCHER'S ROAD MAP with Guest Naya Diva

    in Spirituality




    Inspired by own her personal journey of health, healing and discovery, Naya founded Boulder Medicine Wheel (now Indigenous Alchemy) in 2012. A graduate of the Master's Program of the Healing the Light Body School of The Four Winds Society, where she studied with Alberto Villoldo, she is accredited by The Four Winds Society to teachthe Inkan Medicine Wheel. 


    As a former community college instructor, certified Feldenkrais practitioner and Awareness Through Movement teacher, Naya has been practicing alternative healing and energy work since 1990. A full mesa carrier in the Andean lineage, she has travelled to Peru to work directly with the Q'ero shamans of the Andes and Sacred Valley, and has studied the energy healing practices of Slavic shamanism with Ladmira, a Siberian medicine woman of Northern Mongolia. Today, in addition to teaching the Medicine Wheel in Boulder, Naya offers individual healing sessions, classes and ceremonies through Indigenous Alchemy.


    About Indigenous Alchemy: Your Path to the Future through the Ways of the Ancients


    Through workshops, ceremony and private sessions, Indigenous Alchemy brings ancient healing traditions to the modern world, to help you live the life you have imagined, with joy, abundance and authenticity.  


    Upcoming Classes: (info on website)

    Boulder Medicine Wheel (2015 course begins in February)

    Despacho Workshop (Saturday, March 7, 2015)
    Dying Consciously Boulder (March 28-29)

    3rd Annual Cross Cultural Shamanic Conference (May 1-3) - Boulder




  • 00:31

    Feldenkrais tips and tools: Movement from Within

    in Caregiving

    Join us as Feldenkrais practitioner, Carrie Lafferty, teaches us about this healing modality that can re-educate the way you sense your movement and heighten your self-awareness. Self-care at its best! Get inspired to tap into your vast potential as a human being as you become more graceful and more comfortable in your body. Get clear with your intent in all areas of your life! Carrie has been a healer for nearly 26 years, her work influenced by the energetic principles of Qi Gong as well as her background in physical therapy and shamanic studies. Find her at Movement From Within in Seattle.