Linda Natanagara’s Blog

Linda is endlessly fascinated with the Feldenkrais Method and loves sharing the process of discovery with her students.

Understanding your Feet – from the ground up!

Posted on Apr 5, 2017 in Upcoming Events

NEW WORKSHOP – UNDERSTANDING YOUR FEET – From the Ground up . . .  We ignore their pain, but they still show up for work every day. Let’s show them some love. Movement health in your feet is vital to stability and joint comfort as our years progress. It is never too late or too early to begin to live wisely in our bodies. Join us at Zen Den for a Feldenkrais based workshop to learn about the complex (and underrated) miracle we call our feet. We’ll help our feet remember that they have ankles to help them and toes...

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I love owls but accept the fact I wasn’t made to move like one

Posted on Feb 12, 2017 in Linda Natanagara's Blog

There are a lot of opinions and fads about  how to move correctly. Sometimes, these ideas are divorced from healthy natural movement. In an effort to help you live more knowledgeably, comfortably and sanely in your body, from time to time, I’ll be offering suggestions for movement that may be different from how you might usually do them. The crazy thing is, these suggestions which may seem counterintuitive at first, will likely lead you to moving more easily and efficiently. My first recommendation concerns the...

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Straight Talk about the Feldenkrais Method

Posted on Jun 8, 2015 in Linda Natanagara's Blog

Straight talk about the Feldenkrais Method Is there a practical reason to participate in a Feldenkrais Workshop? The Feldenkais Method is for anyone who is curious about his/her condition – and how they can improve his/her own situation. You can become less reliant on constant therapies and medications. You will always have them to see you through, but you can develop a better relationship with, and understanding of your body, so that you can make your own decisions about movement and fitness. With knowledge, you...

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A Solution to the Sitting Problem

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Linda Natanagara's Blog

I love this video, but feel that it’s a little short in progressive and useful solutions to our sitting problem. When we sit as much as we do, our brain begins to habituate to sitting. Meaning, once you get up and start moving, your brain “knows” your body as shortened and compressed. Many people have experienced that just making themselves sit straighter is actually difficult and unpleasant – creating stress in parts of the spine or shoulders and often making breathing even more...

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10/6 “Your Comfortable Neck” workshop

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 in Linda Natanagara's Blog

“Your Comfortable Neck” Sunday, October 6th, 3-5:30 pm. Kathryn Barnett School of Dance, 534 Rte 35 S (Union Square Mall across from Whole Foods) $60. To register, please contact Linda Natanagara or call 848.218.0233. You CAN be more comfortable – without working harder and struggling. Sometimes a different approach can open avenues for improvement that you did not know were available to you. Please join us for an afternoon workshop which will include discussion and...

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