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Jul 27, 2018

"Movement is life; without movement life is unthinkable" --Moshe Feldenkrais

Moshe Feldenkrais: Learn to Learn

Rarely does a teacher take the time to explain to a student how to learn. They will explain the topic and sometimes how to learn that topic, but how to learn in general so you can learn anything is rarely approached. In this short essay on Awareness Through Movement, Moshe Feldenkrais, the founder of the Feldenkrais Method (a form of somatic education) does just that. His intent is to enable us to learn at our own rate. For most of us, that is a radical concept. By following his simple instructions, we will not become stressed when we are learning and we will be giving ourselves a real chance to learn to learn.

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BE THE CHANGE
Identify one learning or physical goal this week and use Feldenkrais' strategies to learn/practice it. Compare your results with how you have learned something in the past. How was this time different?



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