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December 17, 2018

Sooner or later, the changes you want will start to occur. What then?

November 26, 2018

Being aware of yourself and what is around you at the same time is sometimes referred to as an "expanded field of awareness," and it is the kind of awareness that this process demands.

November 20, 2018

It may sound rather paradoxical to say that, if you want to be aware of yourself, you must be focused on what is around you, but that is how attention works.

November 13, 2018

Wishing, Attending, and Non-Doing

Because the subject of muscles is so close to us, we have all sorts of strange ideas when it comes to muscles, usually based on the belief that there is something wrong in the form of deep tension, emotional holdings, or carrying stress...

November 7, 2018

The object here is not to perform the song but to place the stimulus to sing in front of you as the basis for studying whether you tighten or interfere in any way.

November 1, 2018

Do not be in a hurry to get through the song but focus instead on giving your directions and on producing sound with as little effort as possible.

October 27, 2018

Applying the means-whereby principle to an activity means little if, to begin with, you do not have an improved working of the primary control.

August 14, 2018

We continue our exploration of the semi-supine position. The following is a sequence of arm movements, to be performed experimentally and carefully. 

Moving Your Arms on the Ground

1. Lying in semi-supine with your hands on your midriff, bring your arms down to your...

July 5, 2018

There are, however, four main directions that relate specifically to the PNR system. Because these directions are so central to the working of the musculoskeletal system, it's important to think about them and what they mean; with time, they take on more and more m...

June 25, 2018

It is important to remember that lying down in semi-supine is not a relaxation exercise -- that is, it is not meant to bring about a complete relaxation of muscular activity but a toned, lengthened condition of the muscles. To this end, you must remain alert throughout...

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