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By Moshe Feldenkrais

Millions have discovered renewed healthiness and elevated sensory information during the Feldenkrais technique as defined in expertise via circulation. here's a manner for individuals of all ages to combine actual and psychological improvement right into a new, invigorating wholeness. Feldenkrais offers a modern day, sensible application for the perennial excellent of a fit brain in a fit physique. His down-to-earth technique conscientiously avoids any mystical part and not obliges any student to grasp abstruse theories. workouts for posture, eyes, mind's eye, and extra will at the same time construct greater physique behavior and concentration new dimensions of wisdom, self-image, and human strength.

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Abstract thought that is not nourished from time to time from deeper sources within us becomes a fabric of words alone, empty of all genuine human content. Many books of art and science, literature and poetry have nothing to offer except a succession of words linked together by logical argument; they have no personal content. This also applies to many individuals in their daily relationships with others. Thinking that does not develop harmoniously with the rest of man becomes an obstacle to his proper development.

Processes connected with time are irreversible because time itself is irreversible. Indeed, few processes of any kind are reversible, that is, can Structure and Function 45 retrace their steps so that the condition that existed before the process took place is restored. Cerebration not connected with reality does not constitute thought, any more than random muscular contractions constitute action or movement. The delay between thought and action is the basis for awareness The nerve paths in the third brain system are longer and more elaborate than in the two older systems.

In a similar way thought is also restrained or broken off by many people. Freedom of thought is considered defiance of the accepted laws of behavior, not only in religion, but also in matters affecting ethnic affiliation, economics, morality, sex, art, politics, and even science. 4. The ability to move is important to self-value A person's physical build and his ability to move are probably more important to his self-image than anything else. We must only watch a child who has found some imperfection in his mouth or something else in his appearance that seems to make him different from other children to convince ourselves that this discovery will affect his behavior considerably.

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