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…

Demo Filmed during Italian Workshop

On January 19, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Workshop, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Demo Filmed during Italian Workshop

CMI Is Unique among Movement Modalities & Exercise Systems

On December 4, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By ,,, , With Comments Off on CMI Is Unique among Movement Modalities & Exercise Systems

What makes Core Movement Integration unique among movement modalities and exercise systems? Our program of awareness-based movement lesson-exercises integrates principles of Feldenkrais, physical therapy, myofascial therapy and neuro-somatics. These lesson-exercises teach us to connect the power of our legs through our core to our upper body using six whole body…

Getting to Know the “Big Tree” Potential in All of Us

On November 17, 2017, Posted by , In Medical Conditions, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Getting to Know the “Big Tree” Potential in All of Us

by Josef DellaGrotte, PHD, LMHC, CFP-physio Just as we seem interested in getting to know how to save the forests and the trees and how the “big oaks” and others survived while others died, how about that other big complementary but missing piece: our aging bodies and minds? We read…

A Major Crisis Is Looming…

A major crisis is looming for all the developed consumer countries with increasing ageing populations. Extending longevity without the means to maintain health and functional abilities is not sustainable economically or socially in any society, anywhere. Many millions are now ill-prepared to take care of themselves…already becoming a long, problem-loaded…

Camino de Santiago 2017

On June 26, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Camino de Santiago 2017

Josef is trekking 16km daily in southern France on the Camino Santiago. Hot temperatures and all. He met a man–age 83–doing 20km daily. He had a heart attack some years ago; had stents in his coronary arteries, and yet, he keeps going.

EBook Now Available: Awaken Movement~The Key to Life

GETTING AND FEELING OLDER? HAVING MORE PROBLEMS AND PAINS? Are we under a conditioned hypnotic spell? Depending more on treatment, medications, surgical interventions to keep us going? What looks normal is actually a sign of slow degeneration. Ageing without improving requires enormous amounts of expense, leads to a feeling of…

Researchers Identify Sitting as a Body Killer!

On June 16, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Medical Conditions,Sitting,Video, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Researchers Identify Sitting as a Body Killer!

Really? Don’t mean to be alarming, but just google “sitting is body killer”…you’ll be amazed at the results: from MayoClinic.org–“What are the risks from sitting too much?” from CNN.com–“Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise” from NYTimes.com–“Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?” …just to name a few. And the British…

Do We Need to Throw the Exercise Baby out with the Change-over?

On May 5, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Do We Need to Throw the Exercise Baby out with the Change-over?

Moshe Feldenkrais was a competitive athlete doing sports-based exercises, soccer and Judo. He–in Western culture, prove-yourself, exceed attitude–went over the top and injured himself. Many of us have done the same but then used it to change. Then, in what I call a Judeo-Christian reaction, shame ensues…failure, guilt, repentance, teshuva. But…

What to Practice?

On January 13, 2016, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Tai Chi, By ,, , With Comments Off on What to Practice?

(the following is an excerpt from Introducing Six Pathways to Lifelong Fitness and Wellness, our e-book that is available for instant download…$10. Click here to order!) Practice what is enjoyable – you’ll be more likely to practice if you enjoy it. Practice what is easy and smooth first, then try…