International Feldenkrais Week:
6 — 13 May

The sixth International Feldenkrais Week has happened, with events around the country and a new series of short, donwloadable Awareness Through Movement lessons. Each day, a new lesson was made available for downloading. Help us spread the word that, through the pleasurable physical riddles of the Feldenkrais Method, we can improve the quality of living!
 
free recordings of Awareness Through Movement lessons:
 
Here are the short Awareness Through Movement lessons for 2015 that you may listen to here, or download.
 
(If your internet connection gives you any difficulty when playing any of the lessons, you may find it easier to right-click on one of the download links, and download the entire file (about 6 - 10 MB) onto your computer, then play it from there.)
 
1 — OILING THE HIP JOINTS
by Mark Lacey; 18 minutes
   
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
2 — KNEES PULLING SHOULDERS
by Catherine McCrum; 15 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
3 — FREEING YOUR TURNING
by Lauren Witts; 15 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
4 — TAKE A BREAK FROM WORK
by Dianne Hancock; 7 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
5 — ARM UP THE DRAINPIPE
by Wilfred van Dorp; 17 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
6 — PRIMARY MOVEMENTS OF THE JAW
by Jonathan Young; 15 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
7 — SPRIGHTLY STANDING
by Scott Clark; 12 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
8 — COVERING THE EYES
by Stewart Hamblin; 31 minutes
   
or right-click here to download
Mind how you go!
 
Here are eight short Awareness Through Movement lessons from 2014 that you may listen to here, or download.
 
(If your internet connection gives you any difficulty when playing any of the lessons, you may find it easier to right-click on one of the download links, and download the entire file (about 6 - 10 MB) onto your computer, then play it from there.)
 
1 — UNWINDING
by Karine Egault; 17 minutes
   
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
2 — EXPLORING THE INTERPLAY OF SPINE & LEGS
by Vreni Booth; 17 minutes
   
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
3 — MOBILISING YOUR CORE FOR RUNNING
by Jae Gruenke; 13 minutes
   
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
4 — EASIER HANDS AND ARMS
by Scott Clark; 17 minutes
   
or:
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
5 — ROOM TO BREATHE
by Rebecca Meitlis; 12 minutes
   
or:
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
6 — A MOBILE SPINE
by Caroline Scott; 11 minutes
   
or:
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
7 — HELP IS AT HAND
by Susan Dillon; 14 minutes
   
or:
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
8 — LET'S TWIST AGAIN
by Rosemarie Morgan-Watson; 14 minutes
   
or:
or right-click here to download from Alonetone
Are you sitting comfortably?
 
2013 saw the fourth national Feldenkrais Awareness Week, 6 — 13 May 2013; here are eight short Awareness Through Movement lessons that you may listen to here, or download.
 
(If your internet connection gives you any difficulty when playing any of the lessons, you may find it easier to right-click on one of the download links, and download the entire file (about 6 - 10 MB) onto your computer, then play it from there.)
 
1 — HIP JOINTS FOR SITTING CROSSLEGGED
by Shelagh O'Neill; 19 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
2 — ELEMENTS OF TURNING
by Joy Morris; 13 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
3 — GETTING GROUNDED
by Scott Clark; 10 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
4 — OVER THE EDGE OF THE CHAIR
by Sabine Riske; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
5 — NO BONE UNTURNED, part 1
by Vreni Booth; 14 minutes (the first part of the lesson for the Big ATM)
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
6 — NO BONE UNTURNED, part 2
by Vreni Booth; 15 minutes (the concluding part of the lesson for the Big ATM)
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
7 — SITTING — THE MANIFESTO
by Maggy Burrowes; 9 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
8 — SPINE REFRESHER
by Karine Egault; 13 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
The third national Feldenkrais Awareness Week took place 6 to 13 May 2012. At the end of the week, we released a single Awareness Through Movement lesson:
 
CO-ORDINATING FLEXORS & EXTENSORS
by Shelagh O'Neill; 32 minutes

or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
   
Felden-WHAT?
 
The perennial question, so necessary to answer but at the same time not so easy to answer, is: What is Feldenkrais? It would be a lot easier if Feldenkrais didn't represent so many different kinds of opportunity to different people; for one, it's a quick solution for injury, for another, it's a resource for skill and learning, for still another, it's a kind of life philosophy. The American Feldenkrais Trainer, Larry Goldfarb, has written a very accessible article that presents his anwer: Felden-WHAT? And these short Awareness Through Movement lessons are themselves practical experiential answers. Enjoy them and share them!
 
1 — FRESH STANDING
by Catherine McCrum; 13 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
2 — TURNING BAD HABITS GOOD
by Scott Clark; 13 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
3 — IMPROVE YOUR KNEES
by Maggy Burrowes; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
4 — ROLLING YOUR HEAD
by Nikhila Ludlow; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
5 — EASIER SITTING
by Vreni Booth; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
6 — TURNING & THE EYES
by Sophie Arditti; 8 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
7 — EXPLORING YOUR JAW
by Maggy Burrowes; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
8 — TOES LEARNING FROM FINGERS
by Scott Clark; 12 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
7 Tips — 7 Lessons
 
The first national Feldenkrais Method Awareness Week took place 22 - 28 May 2010, focusing attention on the Method both locally and nationally.The centrepiece of the week was a series of short Awareness Through Movement lessons — one for each day, available online, based on this article:
Seven tips for Better Posture.
 
1 — COME TO YOUR SENSES
by Scott Clark; 19 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
2 — IT'S NOT A POSITION
by Nikhila Mary Ludlow; 20 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
3 — BONES DO IT BETTER
by Victoria Worsley; 16 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
4 — BALANCE = NEUTRAL = REST
by Shelagh O'Neill; 17 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
5 — BREATHE
by Maggy Burrowes; 23 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
6 — MOVE FROM YOUR CENTRE ... WHAT'S THAT?
by Caroline Scott; 15 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
7 — EVERY MOVEMENT IS A MOVEMENT OF THE WHOLE PERSON
by Sabine Schmid Blackaby; 18 minutes
   
or:
right-click here to download from Alonetone
right-click here to download from Internet Archive
click here to listen on Chirbit
We are grateful to Alonetone, the Internet Archive & Chirbit for hosting the audio files.