Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Trying New Movements

“Movement is what we are, not something we do”
 Emilie Conrad

"Old age, for instance, begins with the self-imposed restriction on forming new body patterns.  First, one selects attitudes and postures to fit an assumed dignity and so rejects certain actions, such as sitting on the floor or jumping, which then soon become impossible to perform.  The resumption and reintegration of even these simple actions has a marked rejuvenating effect not only of the mechanics of the body but also on the personality as a whole."
-  Moshe Feldnekrais,
Embodied Wisdom, p. 31

Body-Mind Practices: Quotes, Bibliography, Links

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