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Optimal Moves: Effortless Use of the Arms and Hands Vol I Audio Set
Optimal Moves: Effortless Use of the Arms and Hands I, Mary Spire

by Mary Spire
These innovative and potent Awareness Through Movement lessons focus on how to use the strong and powerful muscles of the trunk to free the shoulders and neck allowing for lighter easier movement of the arms wrists and fingers and the overall reduction of strain. They are especially beneficial for musicians and for people who work at computer keyboards. By improving posture breathing and coordination you will learn to move think and sense in new ways that can help prevent injury and improve your performance skills.
Our Price: $48.00

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Product Code: 1077

Optimal Moves Vol 1 Audio Formats

Optimal Moves Vol 1 Audio CD
Optimal Moves Vol 1 MP3 Download [Subtract -$2.00]

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Mary's audio programs are suitable for levels of all interest - from those new to the Feldenkrais Method to those experienced with body awareness practices as well as Practitioners and Trainees of the Feldenkrais Method.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 3 of 5 3 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 Far too difficult for my arms October 25, 2018
Reviewer: Christine Barrington from Scotts Valley, CA United States  
I am experiencing extreme pain and difficulty in using my arms. While these exercises certainly are useful, I have two issues with what I immediately experienced using the first lesson: First, Mary goes a little quickly and her instructions often lack detail (I am pretty experienced in ATM). More troubling was the fact that the fist lesson involved using one's arms in some truly extended and challenging ways, such that I chose to stop the lesson. The rule with Feldenkrais, I know, is to simply do the lesson in one's imagination if one cannot execute it in fact, but I have to say that I felt the use of the arms in this lesson to be totally inappropriate for a lesson entitled: Effortless use of the arms and hands. I would encourage the use of Cliff Smythe's series for healing the arms and hands. That said, I will attempt to do the rest of this series and see what I can glean from Mary's work.

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