A meditation on the invisible bonds between us and how to cultivate them despite the inherent not-knowing that is always a part of our knowing of each other.
I’ve started sharing songs online on a daily basis, accompanied by a “movement suggestion” to invite you into a deeper listening/moving experience. Here’s the story behind that and your invitation in.
Sometimes making things easier means working more. Sometimes it means working less. But usually, it means both. That is, it means working more intelligently.
How do really know what you know? Just because you do – or because you feel what you do? Practice the feeling in order to know better what you are doing, and do more of what you want.
When effort becomes a habit, it feeds itself. It’s the solution to every problem and the source of the next one. So how do you respond to the person with bright, effortless warmth? Can you still feel it?
When you stop yourself, why do you do that? Where do you do that? What if you didn’t? If you feel that you must stop yourself, why do you feel that way? What if you experimented with another feeling?
Are you doing what you want to do? Or are you doing what you have always been told. It’s worth really listening inside to see how the body answers this question.
Knowledge precedes language. You knew this once, before you learned to speak. But if you allow it, it’s still possible to know the world through feeling, and speak a more universal language.
If you listen in to the tiniest movements you make, it’s possible to begin to detect the movement of thoughts and intentions under the surface. Pause here, and you’ll have new opportunities.
“Fiddler’s Arms” is one of the Awareness Through Movement lessons that demonstrates the creative genius of Moshe Feldenkrais – and helps you get more in touch with your own as well.