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Is Running Inherently Unstable?

On December 3, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Running, By , , With Comments Off on Is Running Inherently Unstable?

Yes, from the view of physics and biomechanics. No, from the actual “physiological” experience. As an expression through languaging, the act of running has long been described as “falling forward.” While this is technically correct, it is from the brain’s (neurosomatic) perception not at all functionally meaningful. Firstly, “falling forward”…

“It’s Why I Keep Coming Back!”

On November 27, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Testimonial, By , With Comments Off on “It’s Why I Keep Coming Back!”

In this testimonial, Byron Eddy shares how he feels after class at CMI: “For me, the time after Core Movement Integration class is when I embody what we learned. Taking a walk after class that is effortless and light. Having dinner and reach for a glass of water and lifting…

Is It Magic?

On November 27, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Is It Magic?

Those who have had the opportunity and privilege of watching Josef DellaGrotte’s bodywork will undoubtedly recall moments of complete wonder – how does he know where the problem is? How does he know where to put his hands? How does he know how to move his hands? Sometimes it seems…

Testimonial from a Pilates & Gyrotonic Instructor

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Testimonial, By , , With Comments Off on Testimonial from a Pilates & Gyrotonic Instructor

CMI has been invaluable in increasing the ease and fluidity of my movement while connecting my entire structure, toe to fingertip! The simple but effective sequencing vocabulary it provides acts as a common language of movement and is easily brought to other integrative movement practices, such as Pilates or Gyrotonic….

A Very Telling Personal Story and Testimonial

On June 27, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Testimonial, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on A Very Telling Personal Story and Testimonial

“Around age 50 (20 years ago) I started having repeated incidents of severe back strain, and so I tried various kinds of treatment and exercise and therapy systems, always with limited results. The last time, about 2 years ago, I seized up after pulling a few weeds, and it took…

Scenes from Josef Living (& Teaching Seminars) in Italy

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Workshop, By , , With Comments Off on Scenes from Josef Living (& Teaching Seminars) in Italy

Be sure to check out the details of our upcoming Italy Training Seminar!

The “Secret” of Josef DellaGrotte’s Talent Coding…

On May 3, 2018, Posted by , In Book,Core Movement Integration, By , With Comments Off on The “Secret” of Josef DellaGrotte’s Talent Coding…

The “secret” of Josef DellaGrotte’s talent coding: practice plus repetition with awareness plus functional experiential application, motivated by interest in discovery, enjoyment and quality of life. “Intuitive” is not quite the best designation for this kind of talent. Intuition may come from signals from within but needs to be further…

The Most Desirable Place to Be…

On April 20, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By , With Comments Off on The Most Desirable Place to Be…

Italy has it all! The beaches…the thermal baths…the best fish…the walking paths! Not enough dancing…         ATTENTION: Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, BodyWorkers–all Practitioners! Be sure to check out our upcoming seminar–Basic Training for Practitioners in Italy!

How to Use Core Movement Integration to Reduce Neck Pain and Rounded Upper Back

On February 19, 2018, Posted by , In Class,Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Sitting,Workshop, By , With Comments Off on How to Use Core Movement Integration to Reduce Neck Pain and Rounded Upper Back

What Is It? A rounded upper back can, over time, become permanent and limit erect posture. It is commonly called a “dowager’s hump.” A dowager’s hump is a large bump of fibrotic connective tissue and fat at the bottom of the neck. It often has a rubbery texture. What can…

In a World full of Conventional Bodywork, Follow Stand-Out Techniques to Gain Good Energy

On February 5, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By , , With Comments Off on In a World full of Conventional Bodywork, Follow Stand-Out Techniques to Gain Good Energy

The science of neurological empowerment, i.e., Neuro-Somatic reprogramming, now can show how to get a much greater return on time invested in exercise and movement activity of any kind than is currently available only by treatment and maintenance practices. CMI’s neuro-somatic reprogramming (NSR) exercises, based on awareness in movement, awaken people…