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…

Feldenkrais-Core Integration: A Pilot Study

On November 20, 2017, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By , , With Comments Off on Feldenkrais-Core Integration: A Pilot Study

Well…here it is! A prestigious medical journal has published this research on Core Movement Integration…developed by our Certified Practitioner in Florence Italy–Monica Landi, CMI, PT Let Josef know (dellagrotteci @ icloud.com or PM) if you’d like the link emailed to you!

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…

Excerpt from New e-Book!

On August 11, 2015, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Excerpt from New e-Book!

“Core Movement Integration (CMI) is a comprehensive, mindful system of movement education. Like traditional systems such as yoga and t’ai chi, CMI uses movement to improve health and explore the connection between body and mind. In developing CMI, Dr. Joseph DellaGrotte has combined his background in yoga, t’ai chi, chi…

Do We Really Need More Health-Related Therapies?

On last review, I counted at least 500 modalities of all kinds relating to health and wellness. On the one hand, we are blessed with so many modes of treatment–from schools of nutrition to exercise, bodywork, massage, yoga (a hundred varieties alone), and so many exercise systems, it boggles the…

Functional Exercise in Your Daily Life = Regeneration

Health insurance and even health maintenance misses the essentials, the foundations of real health: regeneration. Health maintenance is needed, just as one has to do maintenance on a car (change the oil, lubricate, etc.) or computer. The big difference is this: the main and indispensable ingredient of health is functional…

Fast Walking with Josef and John Kita

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Video,Walking, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Fast Walking with Josef and John Kita

This is a video of Josef Dellagrotte and John Kita in Tanzania… “My intention was to capture the ease and efficiency in John’s walk (at 5mph), comparing it to my walk–as the video reveals–more efforting with arms and shoulders. But now, post Africa, more efficient and movement resonant, following many…

Working with Clients in the New Paradigm – Scoliosis

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Medical Conditions,Testimonial, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Working with Clients in the New Paradigm – Scoliosis

What do you do when a mother calls about her 15-year-old daughter who has a scoliosis now advanced to 47 degrees? That sets off medical alarms and indeed the medicos have requested the mother to consider surgery. What kind? A radical, life-altering surgery involving attaching a Harrington rod to the…

Feldenkrais in Massachusetts

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration, By , With Comments Off on Feldenkrais in Massachusetts

We have created a new website for those of you in Massachusetts who want to work with one of the most experienced and capable Feldenkrais Practitioners in the world–our own Josef Dellagrotte. Contact Josef directly to schedule a Feldenkrais session or to ask him questions about how the work can…

Core Integration in the News

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Video, By ,, , With Comments Off on Core Integration in the News

  Walk the Walk: Walking with Power, Ease and Grace The Worcester Telegram & Gazette published a full page article called “Walk The Walk” on Josef DellaGrotte who was then interviewed about his growing and successful walking instructional program : Walking Interview Core Integration on Television During the month of…