awareness through movement


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awareness through movement

Part of the Feldenkrais Method these are a series of exercises taught to groups of pupils and involving slow, simple movements designed to make people aware of their habitual patterns of movement.
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I began taking Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons when I had chronic upper back pain (no longer a problem).
Many people integrate the Feldenkrais approach into their daily activities: some Awareness Through Movement before or after a workout helps reduce injuries and make the workout more enjoyable; people with anxiety or stress often include Feldenkrais before bed; or upon arising.
It is taught in two ways: group classes are called Awareness Through Movement lessons; Functional Integration lessons are one-on-one sessions.
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