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Posture: Getting it Straight, Part 2

A Feldenkrais perspective… In Part 1, I presented the idea of straightening out our thinking about posture–from a model of static, effortful straightness to one that allows for free and effortless movement and responsiveness.   The key words here are thinking and model (as in a conceptual model). So let’s try an experiment: stand up straight, […]

Posture: Getting it Straight, Part 1

A Feldenkrais perspective… How many times have you been told to stand up straight?  Don’t slouch.  Pull in your gut.  Lift your chin.   Most of us have grown up hearing some version of these instructions. Although we have an idea that good posture has something to do with standing (or sitting) up straight, very few […]