Archive June 2019

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Article: Baring the Bones: Making the Shift from a Muscular to a Skeletal Paradigm in Voice

Robert Sussuma's article, Baring the Bones: Making the Shift from a Muscular to a Skeletal Paradigm in Voice Training, was published in the February 2019 issue of Voice and Speech Review. You can read the introduction here. Additionally, he will present a workshop at the Pan European Voice Conference (PEVoC) in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2019, FROM THE GROUND UP: Exploring and Optimizing the Elusive Foot/Voice Connection.

Workshop: Feldenkrais as Pedagogy in the Music Classroom and Teaching Studio

Lisa Burrell will present a workshop entitled Feldenkrais® as Pedagogy in the Music Classroom and Teaching Studio at the International Conference of IC-CIPEM (Institute of Psychology of Music and Music Education) on Challenges in Music Education, in Porto, Portugal. The conference takes place September 19-21, 2019, and features researchers, teachers, and musicians concerned with and actively exploring current challenges in music education around the world.

New Edition: The Elusive Obvious

Feldenkrais Resources announced the publication of a beautiful new edition of The Elusive Obvious on April 23. This second edition boasts a foreword by Norman Doidge, MD, author of The Brain That Changes Itself and The Brain's Way of Healing. In his foreword he places Moshe Feldenkrais and the Feldenkrais Method in the context of science's emerging understanding of the brain's plasticity. 

The book is available through Feldenkrais Resources, and wherever fine books are sold.

Feldenkrais Awareness Summit: "The Map IS the Territory"

The second Feldenkrais Awareness Summit, "The Map IS the Territory," brought thousands of people worldwide into the applications of The Feldenkrais Method. Produced by Cynthia Allen, it featured several different "tracks," from Creativity to Neurological Disorders, with speakers that ranged from scientists to architects. Over 6000 people registered, and many of the panelists were members of FGNA. If you missed it, you can still purchase access to the Summit here.

New ATM Resource: the Feldenkrais Project

Nick Strauss-Klein has launched a new online donor-supported ATM resource, the Feldenkrais Project. It's a free-to-use site with over 40-hours of high quality live ATM class recordings, edited with the home user in mind. The site's publication in March marked the culmination of 8 months of volunteer work and over $8000 of fundraising from 150 worldwide donors.