Author Archives: Carol Montgomery

VIEW ALL

Your Skin Can Make You Fall: 3 Reasons to Care

Peripheral neuropathy changes your skin. Nerves that carry sensory information are supposed to look like a fist-full of uncooked spaghetti—a long cord with…
Continue reading

What Moshe Feldenkrais Understood about the Body Can Ease Your Pain

We overexert ourselves. We strain and we ignore the messages our bodies send to us to the detriment of our health. Moshe Feldenkrais…
Continue reading

Differentiating the Self and the Spirit

By Andrew Heimann Spirituality is not the absence of conflict; it is the ability to flourish because of it. To avoid conflict and…
Continue reading

How the Feldenkrais Method and Somatic Education Create Possibility

Moshe Feldenkrais once said, “If you don’t know what you are doing, you can’t do what you want.” Perhaps no other phrase so…
Continue reading

The Feldenkrais Awareness Summit: Resiliency, Freedom, and Evolution

We see every day that technology can be used for ill both unconsciously and consciously. But technology can also be used for good.…
Continue reading

Feldenkrais: How Mind and Body Awareness Can Provide Natural Pain Relief

For many people, pain is part and parcel of day-to-day existence. The way they experience life, comfort is the exception, not the rule…
Continue reading

Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 4

This is the fourth part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga therapy pose. If you haven’t yet,…
Continue reading

Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 3

This is the third part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga pose. If you haven’t yet, please…
Continue reading

Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 2

This is the second part of a four part blog post on the standing forward fold yoga pose. If you haven’t yet, please…
Continue reading

Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose: Practical Yoga Therapy, Part 1

Searching the internet, one can find many videos and detailed lists on how to correctly perform the Standing Forward Fold Yoga Pose or…
Continue reading

Bones for Life ® and Senior Citizen Day Somatic Education for the Elderly

Bones for Life and Senior Citizen Day On August 21st, Americans have an opportunity to celebrate the wisdom and achievements of their elders,…
Continue reading

The Physiology of Social Wellness: Why Social Connections Matter and How to Learn from Your Body’s Reactions to Them

What is social wellness? While retweets and mentions can be validating, it certainly isn’t how many friends, followers, or likes you have on…
Continue reading

What is Bones for Life®? An interview with Carol Montgomery.

What is Bones For Life? “The opportunity to improve your posture occurs not when you are standing still, motionless in the center, but…
Continue reading

Alternative Movement Program in Geriatric Rehabilitation: Bones for Life®

Geriatric Rehabilitation and Bones For Life: In about a month’s time, I will have the honor of presenting the research that my colleagues—Cynthia…
Continue reading

Handling Stress: It’s Really All About Resilience

Handling Stress and The Role of Resilience: When you see or hear the word “stress,” what image comes to mind? You might see…
Continue reading

Treating Sleep as an Illness: Why Our Attitude Toward Sleep is Wrong

In what ways can we view lack of sleep as an illness? “Sleep…Take all the time you need for each breath.” – Michael…
Continue reading

Self Compassion: Be Kind to Yourself, and You’ll Be Kind to Others

Self compassion: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi I’m sure you’ve seen the above quotation floating…
Continue reading

January is Thyroid Awareness Month: Why the Psychosomatic Connection Matters

The Psychosomatic Connection: If you’ve looked at a diagram of a thyroid during Thyroid Awareness Month this January, you may not think this…
Continue reading

Somatic Essentials for the Holiday – Mind, Body, and Spirit

Somatic Essentials: “In order to change our mode of action, we must change the image of ourselves that we carry within us.” –…
Continue reading

The Powerful Healing Ability of the Mind Body Relationship

Mind Body Relationship: “I believe that the unity of mind and body is an objective reality. They are not just parts somehow related…
Continue reading

Living an Awakened Life through Social Connections

  Living an Awakened Life through Social Connections When it comes to wellness, we often think of our physical body and the absence…
Continue reading

6 Ways Your Social Wellness Can Affect Your Health

6 Ways Your Social Wellness Can Affect Your Health This month our blog reaches out and talks about another facet of wellness: Social.…
Continue reading

Somatic Education and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Somatic Education: When we experience trauma, it is an experience of both the body and the mind. The mind and body affect each…
Continue reading

From Awareness to Freedom

Awareness in how we move creates changes in physical alignment and freedom from unconscious patterns of inhibition, the source of chronic physical and…
Continue reading

Gait Training: Is the Way You Walk an Agent of Health?

Gait Training: Walking for Health The science is clear: active people suffer from fewer health issues than their inactive counterparts.i So walking should…
Continue reading

Head over Heels: Using Somatics to Love and Heal Your Body

When we say we are head over heels, we are saying we feel the elation of spirit and a deep alignment of self…
Continue reading

Brain Research Supports Quality of Movement Is the Key to Improvement

Quality of Movement and Quality of Life: Neural connections in the brain are constantly being created or deleted. How you live and act…
Continue reading

Mayo Clinic Bones For Life(R) and Osteoporosis Interview

Interview with Mary Jurisson, MD and Feldenkrais Practitioner Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic Osteoporosis and Bones for Life® program March 2015 MJ:…
Continue reading

Total Joint Replacement: Hip and Knee

Over the last 40 years, and certainly most recently, advances in surgical techniques allow persons suffering from severe knee or hip pain to…
Continue reading

Osteoarthritis of the Knee and How Somatics Can Help

Osteoarthritis of the Knee: The knee joint is formed by the ends of three bones: the lower end of the thigh bone (femur),…
Continue reading
Contact Us To Learn More   
 
No announcement available or all announcement expired.