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What we pay attention to affects what we experience. And attention is a resource, a currency. The phrase goes, what we pay attention to grows. In movement practices, this is highlighted, and to me, paramount. Sometimes we pay attention to how we want to look. Sometimes we pay attention to how we want to feel. Other […]

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December 2022: Attention

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How much attention to you give to this area? To the back of your core, to the lumbar curve, to the position and movement of your pelvis? What would a day in the life of you look like, from the point of view of your lower back? The low back area is a powerful location […]

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November 2022: Low Back

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Breathing, in some form, comes up in almost every session and workshop I teach. Breath, and breathing affects every thing we do, it enlivens our embodiments. All lifeforms breath. We take in molecules, create life through transformative processes, and send molecules out. Plant life takes in and sends out the opposite molecules of humans – […]

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October 2022: Breath

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Walking, running, jumping, kicking, balancing… for many of us, our feet are foundation and activation of movement. Feet are able to step onto, stand on, push and jump off various types of surfaces – grassy fields, river beds, mountain boulders. Human feet are designed to move seamlessly through two very different modes – absorb mode, […]

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September 2022: Feet

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When you think about posture, what comes up? What were you told about how to have good posture? In my Embodied Leadership workshops, we look at posture in metaphorical and embodied relationship to leadership. It’s also a common goal for Pilates clients. What I find is that a lot of us are trying to force […]

August 2022: Posture