Have Human Beings Become Dumbed Down in Body & Movement Awareness?

On January 31, 2019, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Walking, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Have Human Beings Become Dumbed Down in Body & Movement Awareness?

Human beings may be a species that has become intelligence compromised, ecologically and biologically out of tune, plus another major deficit: dumbed way down in body and movement awareness (compared to most animal species). Despite the apparent but short-term rise of homo sapiens, demonstrating a possible illusory case of high…

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…

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…

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…

Retirement…Change…2016

A message to all of you—clients, students, learners: “This is a time of change and shifting priorities…in some ways, a form of “retirement” from my dedicated practice of close to 40 years. I will still be in private practice but now, much less—seeing clients in Barre, MA. I will still…

Stayin’ Alive

On January 5, 2013, Posted by , In Class,Dance Movement, By ,,, , With No Comments

How did the great dancers do what they did? Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Rita Hayworth…they knew how to make their bodies move. Watch this great video, Rita Hayworth Is Stayin’ Alive. And then come to our new Wednesday Class…Foundations of Dance Movement…to learn the fundamentals of movement (not dance form)….

If You’re Going to Sit, Do Dynamic Sitting!

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Sitting,Video, By , , With Comments Off on If You’re Going to Sit, Do Dynamic Sitting!

CBS News just reported that “New research finds restricting sitting time to less than three hours each day might boost an American adult’s life expectancy by an extra two years.” (See link to full story below) Using the Dellagrotte Method is a good way to turn sitting time into Dynamic…